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ⓘ Chersonesus in Europa. The diocese was nominally restored as a Latin Catholic titular bishopric in 1933. It is vacant since decades, having had only these two c ..




                                     

ⓘ Chersonesus in Europa

The diocese was nominally restored as a Latin Catholic titular bishopric in 1933.

It is vacant since decades, having had only these two consecutive incumbents:

  • Felipe Santiago Benitez Avalos 1961.08.10 – 1965.12.04 as Auxiliary Bishop of Asuncion Paraguay 1961.08.10 – 1965.12.04, later Bishop of Villarrica Paraguay 1965.12.04 – 1989.05.20, President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay 1973 – 1985, First Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council 1983 – 1987, President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay 1989 – 1990, Metropolitan Archbishop of Asuncion Paraguay 1989.05.20 – 2002.06.15
  • Carlos Maria Cafferata 1956.05.22 – 1961.07.11, as Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario Argentina 1956.05.22 – 1961.07.11, later Bishop of San Luis Argentina 1961.07.11 – 1971.07.06