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[[Image:arcbishoppallium.png|thumb|150px|left|Roman Catholic archbishop's coat of arms (version with pallium)Style: His Very Reverend Excellency.Address style: Monsignor]]

Guillermo José Garlatti (Style: His Very Reverend Excellency, Monsignor Guillermo José Garlatti is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca. He was born in Forgaria nel Fiurle, Udinemarker, Northern Italymarker on July 12, 1940. His parents moved with him to La Platamarker, Argentinamarker when he was a child, where he completed his primary and secondary education. He is fluent in Spanish, Italian and Latin.

He studied at the local seminary, and was ordained as a priest on July 5, 1964 at St. Cajetan Church. He obtained a degree in Theology at Universidad Católica Argentinamarker and served as Prefect at St. Joseph Seminary.

He moved to Jerusalemmarker where he completed biblical studies, which he then taught at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome.

He was ordained a bishop in 1994 with title to the ancient see at Acque Regie and serving as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of La Plata. On February 20, 1997 he was named Bishop of the Diocese of San Rafael in Mendoza Province, Argentinamarker.

On March 11 2003 he was named Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca (Archdioecesis Sinus Albi) succeeding Rómulo García, taking his seat on May 10 2004. He is an active member of the Argentine National Episcopal Conference.His pallium was imposed by Pope John Paul II in St Peter's Square, the Vaticanmarker on June 28 2004 in a formal Mass of Imposition.His predecessors were Archbishops Rómulo García, Jorge Mayer, Germiniano Esorto and Leandro B. Astelarra, first Archbishop of Bahía Blanca.

The ecclesiastical province of Bahía Blancamarker has the following suffragan dioceses: Diocese of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia, Diocese of Río Gallegos, Diocese of San Carlos de Bariloche, Diocese of Santa Rosa and Diocese of Viedma.


Av. Colón 164,

B8000FTO, Bahía Blanca,

Buenos Aires, Argentina


54 291 4550707 (from overseas)

0291 4550707 (from anywhere in Argentina)

4550707 (for local calls only).

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