Roman Catholic Diocese of Goya

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Diocese of Goya
Dioecesis Goyanensis
Diócesis de Goya
Country  Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Corrientes
Metropolitan Corrientes
Area 33,603 km2 (12,974 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
244,000 (90.4%)
Parishes 15
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 April 1961 (57 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Goya, Corrientes
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ricardo Oscar Faifer
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Goya (Latin: Dioecesis Goyanensis) is in Argentina and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Corrientes. It was established by Blessed John XXIII on 10 April 1961.


Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1979 Archdiocese of Corrientes Diocese of Santo Tomé

External links and references[edit]

  • "Diocese of Goya". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-30. [self-published]