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Roman Catholic Diocese of Barreiras

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Metropolitan  Feira de Santana
Pope  Francis
Country  Brazil
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  72,675 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 355,000 320,000 (90.1%)
Established  21 May 1979 (37 years ago)
Cathedral  Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Barreiras
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Feira de Santana

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Barreiras (Latin: Dioecesis Barreriensis) is a diocese located in the city of Barreiras in the Ecclesiastical province of Feira de Santana in Brazil.

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History

  • May 21, 1979: Established as Diocese of Barreiras from the Diocese of Barra
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Barreiras (Latin rite)
  • Ricardo José Weberberger, O.S.B. (May 21, 1979 – August 17, 2010)
  • Josafa Menezes da Silva (December 15, 2010 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Barreiras Wikipedia


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