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Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca

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Bishop(s)

  • Guillermo José Garlatti, Archbishop
  • Pedro María Laxague, Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 82,624 (31,913 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Avenida Colon 164, B8000FTO Bahia Blanca [Buenos Aires], Argentina
  • Telephone: (0291)455.07.07
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bahía Blanca
20 April 1934ErectedDiocese of La Plata Diocese of Bahía Blanca (erected)
11 February 1957Territory LostDiocese of Bahía Blanca
Archdiocese of La Plata
Diocese of Mar del Plata (erected)
11 February 1957Territory LostDiocese of Bahía Blanca
Diocese of Mercedes
Diocese of Santa Rosa (erected)
Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca
11 February 1957ElevatedDiocese of Bahía Blanca Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bahía Blanca
1950500,000560,00089.3%5146975,1547328047ap1951
Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca
1959460,000485,00094.8%51861373,3576137444ap1960
1966460,000500,00092.0%62871493,0876536850ap1967
1970460,000500,00092.0%54941483,1089440448ap1971
1976540,000600,00090.0%46901363,97011538546ap1977
1980608,000675,00090.1%43861294,71311137759ap1981
1990703,000780,00090.1%45691146,1669227260ap1991
1999616,000725,00085.0%52611135,45129021657ap2000
2000624,000734,00085.0%48621105,67229223058ap2001
2001595,000700,00085.0%48721204,95879120456ap2002
2002595,000700,00085.0%50691195,000168718756ap2003
2003595,000700,00085.0%51671185,042168220156ap2004
2004595,000700,00085.0%50611115,360167820446ap2005
2006595,000700,00085.0%54491035,776155825356ap2007
2012635,000743,00085.5%4837857,470215321756ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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