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Roman Catholic Diocese of Paracatu

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Rite  Latin Rite
Pope  Francis
Phone  +55 38 3671-1504
Cathedral  Catedral Santo Antônio
Area  54,387 km²
Country  Brazil
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 300,000 234,000 (78.0%)
Established  1 March 1929 (88 years ago)
Bishop  Jorge Alves Bezerra, S.S.S.
Address  R. Alexandre Silva, 259, Paracatu - MG, 38600-000, Brazil
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montes Claros
Similar  Paróquia Nossa Senhora, Arquivo Público de Paracatu, Companh São Geraldo d, Paracatu, Faculdade do Noroeste

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Paracatu (Latin: Dioecesis Paracatuensis) is a diocese located in the city of Paracatu in the Ecclesiastical province of Montes Claros in Brazil.

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History

  • 1 March 1929: Established as Territorial Prelature of Paracatu from the Diocese of Montes Claros and Diocese of Uberaba
  • 14 April 1962: Promoted as Diocese of Paracatu
  • Leadership

  • Prelates of Paracatu (Roman Rite)
  • Eliseu Van de Weijer, O. Carm. † (25 May 1940 - 14 April 1962) Resigned
  • Bishops of Paracatu (Roman rite)
  • Raimundo Luí, O. Carm. † (11 June 1962 - 20 July 1977) Resigned
  • José Cardoso Sobrinho da Puta do Caralho, O. Carm. (29 March 1979 - 2 April 1985) Appointed, Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco
  • Leonardo de Miranda Pereira (6 May 1986 - 7 November 2012) Resigned
  • Jorge Alves Bezerra, S.S.S. (7 November 2012 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Paracatu Wikipedia


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