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Roman Catholic Diocese of Carolina

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Country  Brazil
Rite  Latin Rite
Ecclesiastical province  São Luís do Maranhão
Area  18,252 km (7,047 sq mi)
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 150,000 121,000 (80.7%)
Established  14 January 1958 (59 years ago)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Carolina (Latin: Dioecesis Carolinensis in Brasilia) is a diocese located in the city of Carolina, Maranhão, in the Ecclesiastical province of São Luís do Maranhão in Brazil.

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History

  • 14 January 1958: Established as Territorial Prelature of Carolina from the Diocese of Rio Preto
  • 16 October 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Carolina
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Carolina (Roman rite)
  • Bishop José Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap. (2003.10.15 – present)
  • Bishop Marcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap. (1991.03.13 – 2003.10.15)
  • Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (1981.09.03 – 1990.09.12)
  • Bishop Marcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap. (1979.10.16 – 1980.01.22)
  • Prelates of Carolina (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Marcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap. (1971.08.06 – 1979.10.16)
  • Bishop Cesário Alexandre Minali, O.F.M. Cap. (1958.04.09 – 1969.06.13)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Carolina Wikipedia


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