Roman Catholic Diocese of Florida

Roman Catholic Diocese of Florida

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Florida is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Uruguay. The diocese was erected in 1897 as the diocese of Melo from the diocese of Montevideo. In 1931, the name was changed to the diocese of Florida-Melo. Finally in 1955, the diocese was split into the Diocese of Melo and the Diocese of Florida.

The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo.

The current bishop is Martín Pablo Pérez Scremini , who was appointed in March 2008.

Ordinaries

*José Marcos Semeria † (3 Jul 1919 Appointed - 9 Jun 1922 Resigned)
*José Joaquín Manuel Eloy Arróspide Echeverría † (21 Jul 1922 Appointed - 18 Apr 1928 Died)
*Miguel Paternain, C.SS.R. † (20 Apr 1929 Appointed - 27 Feb 1960 Resigned)
*Humberto Tonna Zanotta † (5 Jul 1960 Appointed - 16 Jun 1987 Retired)
*Raúl Horacio Scarrone Carrero (15 Jun 1987 Appointed - 15 Mar 2008 Retired)
*Martín Pablo Pérez Scremini (15 Mar 2008 Appointed - )

External links

* http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dfloa.html


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