Roman Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús

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Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús
Dioecesis Avellanediensis-Lanusensis
Diócesis de Avellaneda-Lanús
Location
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical provinceBuenos Aires
MetropolitanBuenos Aires
Statistics
Area98 km2 (38 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
794,485
635,588 (80%)
Parishes50
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established10 April 1961 (57 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Assumption in Avellaneda
Patron saintSt Teresa of Ávila
Assumption of Mary
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopRubén Oscar Frassia
Metropolitan ArchbishopMario Aurelio Poli

The Latin Rite Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús (erected 10 April 1961, as the Diocese of Avellaneda) is in Argentina and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. It was renamed on 24 April 2001.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1976 Archdiocese of La Plata Diocese of Quilmes

See also[edit]

External links and references[edit]

  • "Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-29.

Coordinates: 34°39′47″S 58°21′57″W / 34.6630°S 58.3657°W / -34.6630; -58.3657