Roman Catholic Diocese of Tacuarembó

The Diocese of Tacuarembó (Latin: Dioecesis Tacuarembiana) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in Uruguay. It is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province (covering all Uruguay) of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Montevideo.

Diocese of Tacuarembó

Dioecesis Tacuarembiana
Tacuarembó Catedral.jpg
Cathedral in Tacuarembó
Location
CountryUruguay
Ecclesiastical provinceMontevideo
Statistics
Area24,808 km2 (9,578 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
196,000
98,500 (50.3%)
Parishes16
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established22 October 1960 (61 years ago)
CathedralCatedral de San Fructuoso
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPedro Ignacio Wolcan Olano
Map
Uruguay - Diocesi di Tacuarembo.png

HistoryEdit

The diocese was created in 1960, from the Diocese of Florida and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo. It covers the Departments of Tacuarembó and Rivera.[1][2] Its see is at the Cathedral of Tacuarembó.

OrdinariesEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Diocese of Tacuarembó". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Diocese of Tacuarembó". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 18 April 2013.