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Roman Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda Lanús

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Parishes  50
Rite  Roman Rite
Country  Argentina
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Area  98 km²
Metropolitan archbishop  Mario Aurelio Poli
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 794,485 635,588 (80%)
Established  10 April 1961 (55 years ago)
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Assumption in Avellaneda
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Buenos Aires

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.


  • Emilio Antonio di Pasquo (1961–1962)
  • Jerónimo José Podestá (1962–1967)
  • Antonio Quarracino (1968–1985)
  • Rubén Héctor di Monte (1986–2000)
  • Rubén Oscar Frassia (2000 - )
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús Wikipedia