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Roman Catholic Diocese of Itapipoca

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Metropolitan  Fortaleza
Pope  Francis
Country  Brazil
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  11,266 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 457,000 412,000 (90.2%)
Established  13 March 1971 (46 years ago)
Cathedral  Cathedral of Our Lady of Mercy in Itapipoca
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fortaleza

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Itapipoca (Latin: Dioecesis Itapipocanus) is a diocese located in the city of Itapipoca in the Ecclesiastical province of Fortaleza in Brazil.

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History

  • March 13, 1971: Established as Diocese of Itapipoca from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Itapipoca (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap. (2005.05.25 – present)
  • Bishop Benedito Francisco de Albuquerque (1985.01.04 – 2005.05.25)
  • Bishop Paulo Eduardo Andrade Ponte (later Archbishop) (1971.06.25 – 1984.03.20)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Itapipoca Wikipedia


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