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Roman Catholic Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa

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Rite  Latin Rite
Pope  Francis
Area  562,303 km²
Cathedral  Catedral Bom Jesus
Bishop  João Santos Cardoso
Country  Brazil
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 360,000 287,000 (79.7%)
Established  22 July 1962 (54 years ago)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vitória da Conquista

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Latin: Dioecesis Spelaeopolitanus a Bono Iesu) is a diocese located in the city of Bom Jesus da Lapa in the Ecclesiastical province of Vitória da Conquista in Brazil.

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History

  • 22 July 1962: Established as Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa from the Diocese of Barra
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Latin Rite)
  • José Nicomedes Grossi (1962.08.28 – 1990.03.15)
  • Francisco Batistela, C.Ss.R. (1990.04.18 – 2009.01.28)
  • José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (2009.01.28 - 2014.03.20)
  • João Santos Cardoso (2015.06.24 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa Wikipedia


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