Roman Catholic Diocese of Orán

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Diocese of Orán
Dioecesis Novoraniensis
Diócesis de Orán
Location
CountryArgentina
Ecclesiastical provinceSalta
MetropolitanSalta
Statistics
Area55,000 km2 (21,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
321,100
280,000 (87.2%)
Parishes19
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established10 April 1961 (57 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of St Raymond Nonnatus in Orán, Salta
Patron saintSt Raymond Nonnatus
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopMario Antonio Cargnello

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orán (Latin: Dioecesis Novoraniensis) is located in the city of San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Argentina. It is a suffragan see to the Archdiocese of Salta.

History[edit]

On 10 April 1961, Blessed John XXIII established the Diocese of Orán from the Archdiocese of Salta.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Orán". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Diocese of Orán". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Orán: Renunció el Obispo Gustavo Zanchetta". Informate Salta (in Spanish). 29 July 2017. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2017/12/19/0914/01948.html
  5. ^ "APPOINTMENT OF BR. LUIS ANTONIO SCOZZINA, OFM AS BISHOP OF ORÁN, ARGENTIN". Ordo Fratrum Minorum. Retrieved 7 April 2018.