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Carmelo Juan Giaquinta (born 1930-06-22 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine bishop, currently the Archbishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Resistencia (province of Chaco).
Giaquinta was ordained priest in Buenos Aires on 1953-04-04, at the age of 22. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of Viedma (province of Rio Negro) on 1980-03-11. Six years later he was transferred to the diocese of Posadas, Misiones, and on 1993-03-22 again to Resistencia, where he exercised his ministry as Archbishop until his resignation, on 2005-04-01, as customary due to his age.
Giaquinta currently presides the Episcopal Commission of the Social Pastoral.
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