Diocese of

San Lorenzo

Paraguay Paraguay

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: San Lorenzo / Sancti Laurentii (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.07.04 – ...):Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Lorenzo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)
(2015.07.04 – ...)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay)

La verdad en el amor

Born:1950.09.26 (Asunción, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:2009.08.30

Priest of Asunción (Paraguay) (1975.12.25 – 2009.07.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2009.07.01 – 2010.07.10)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2010.07.10 – 2015.07.04)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay) (2015.07.04 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2015.11.03 – 2018.11.09)

Bishop Sebelio Peralta Álvarez
(2008.12.27 – 2014.11.19)

Born:1939.09.19 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.01
Died:2014.11.19 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Iunca in Mauretania (1979.03.05 – 1990.04.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Villarrica (Paraguay) (1979.03.05 – 1990.04.19)

Bishop of Villarrica (Paraguay) (1990.04.19 – 2008.12.27)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay) (2008.12.27 – 2014.11.19)

Cardinal Adalberto Martínez Flores (72)Bishop Adalberto Martínez Flores (72) (later Cardinal)
(2000.05.18 – 2007.02.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina
Metropolitan Archbishop of Asunción (Paraguay)
President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay
Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Paraguay (Paraguay)

Que todos sean uno

Born:1951.07.08 (Asunción, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1985.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:1997.11.08
Created Cardinal:2022.08.27

Priest of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) (1985.08.24 – 1994)

Priest of Asunción (Paraguay) (1994 – 1997.08.14)

Titular Bishop of Tatilti (1997.08.14 – 2000.05.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Asunción (Paraguay) (1997.08.14 – 2000.05.18)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay) (2000.05.18 – 2007.02.19)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2005 – 2011)

Bishop of San Pedro (Paraguay) (2007.02.19 – 2012.03.14)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2011.11 – 2015.11.03)

Military Ordinary of Paraguay (Paraguay) (2012.03.14 – 2018.06.23)

Bishop of Villarrica (Paraguay) (2018.06.23 – 2022.02.17)

Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Paraguay (Paraguay) (2018.06.23 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2018.11.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Asunción (Paraguay) (2022.02.17 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina (2022.08.27 [2022.12.07] – ...)

Special Churches

Churches by City (22)

Formosa (←), Asunción (↖), Caacupé (→), Carapeguá (↘), San Juan Bautista (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,045 km²

Population: 1,244,140 Catholics (90.0% of 1,383,100 total)

Pastoral Centres: 22 parishes

Personnel: 43 priests (20 diocesan, 23 religious), 42 deacons, 138 religious (43 brothers, 95 sisters), 13 seminarians

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