Roman Catholic Diocese of Melo

Roman Catholic Diocese of Melo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Melo is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Uruguay. The diocese was erected in 1955, split off from the former diocese of Florida-Melo, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo.

The current bishop is Luis del Castillo Estrada, who was appointed in 1999.

Ordinaries

*José Maria Cavallero † (20 Dec 1955 Appointed - 9 Jul 1960 Appointed, Bishop of Minas)
*Orestes Santiago Nuti Sanguinetti, S.D.B. † (9 Jul 1960 Appointed - 2 Jan 1962 Appointed, Bishop of Canelones)
*Roberto Reinaldo Cáceres González (2 Jan 1962 Appointed - 23 Apr 1996 Retired)
*Nicolás Cotugno Fanizzi, S.D.B. (13 Jun 1996 Appointed - 4 Dec 1998 Appointed, Archbishop of Montevideo)
*Luis del Castillo Estrada, S.J. (21 Dec 1999 Appointed - )

External links

http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dmelo.html


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