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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre

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Rite  Latin Rite
Area  12,620 km²
Country  Brazil
Pope  Francis
Phone  +55 35 3421-1248
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 730,918 660,580 (90.4%)
Established  4 August 1900 (116 years ago)
Cathedral  Catedral Metropolitana Bom Jesus
Metropolitan Archbishop  José Luiz Majella Delgado
Address  Tv. Dr. Silvio Fausto, 33 - Santa Cruz, Pouso Alegre - MG, 37550-000, Brazil
Similar  Lúcia F S Souza, Pouso Alegre Catedral, Mitra Diocesana de Guaxu, Seminario Arquidioc

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre (Latin: Archidioecesis Pouso Alegre) is an archdiocese located in the city of Pouso Alegre in Brazil.

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History

On 4 August 1900, Pope Leo XIII established the Diocese of Pouso Alegre from the Diocese of Mariana. Blessed John XXIII elevated the diocese to the a Metropolitan Archdiocese on 14 April 1962.

Special churches

  • Minor Basilicas:
  • Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Borda da Mata, Minas Gerais
  • Leadership

  • Archbishops of Pouso Alegre(Roman rite)
  • Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado (2014.05.28 – present)
  • Archbishop Ricardo Pedro Chaves Pinto Filho, O. Praem. (1996.10.16 – 2014.05.28)
  • Archbishop João Bergese (1991.05.05 – 1996.03.21)
  • Archbishop José d’Angelo Neto (1962.04.14 – 1990.05.31)
  • Bishops of Pouso Alegre (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop José d’Angelo Neto (later Archbishop) (1960.03.12 – 1962.04.14)
  • Bishop Octávio Augusto Chagas de Miranda (1916.02.14 – 1959.10.29)
  • Bishop Antônio Augusto de Assis (later Archbishop) (1909.11.29 – 1916.02.07)
  • Bishop João Batista Corrêa Nery (1901.05.18 – 1908.08.03)
  • Suffragan dioceses

  • Diocese of Campanha
  • Diocese of Guaxupé
  • References

    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre Wikipedia


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