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Roman Catholic Diocese of Bonfim

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Metropolitan  Feira de Santana
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  34,600 km²
Parishes  24
Pope  Francis
Country  Brazil
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2012) 659,000 596,000 (90.4%)
Established  6 April 1933 (83 years ago)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Feira de Santana

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bonfim (Latin: Dioecesis Bonfimensis) is a diocese located in the city of Senhor do Bonfim, in the Ecclesiastical province of Feira de Santana in Brazil.

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History

  • April 6, 1933: Established as Diocese of Bonfim from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Bonfim (Latin Rite)
  • Hugo Bressane de Araújo (1935.12.19 – 1940.09.19)
  • Henrique Hector Golland Trindade, O.F.M. (1941.03.29 – 1948.05.15)
  • José Alves de Sà Trindade (1948.09.04 – 1956.05.27)
  • Antônio de Mendonça Monteiro (1957.03.07 – 1972.12.23)
  • Jairo Rui Matos da Silva (1974.01.11 – 2006.07.26)
  • Francisco Canindé Palhano (2006.07.26 – present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Bonfim Wikipedia


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