Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto

Diocese of Salto
Dioecesis Saltensis in Uruguay
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Country Uruguay
Ecclesiastical province Montevideo
Area 49,295 km2 (19,033 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
288,000 (75.9%)
Parishes 16
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 14 April 1897 (118 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de San Juan Bautista
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Pablo Galimberti

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic church in Uruguay.


The diocese was erected in 1897, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo. This diocese covers four departments: Artigas, Salto, Paysandú, and Río Negro.[1][2] Its see is at the Cathedral of Salto.

The current bishop is Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri, who was appointed in 2006.


Auxiliary and co-adjutor bishops

See also

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