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Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos

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Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Eraldo Bispo da Silva
Phone  +55 83 3421-2558
Pope  Francis
Area  11,000 km²
Country  Brazil
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 365,000 337,600 (92.5%)
Established  17 January 1959 (58 years ago)
Cathedral  Catedral Nossa Senhora da Guia
Address  R. Escritor Augusto dos Anjos, 316 - Santo Antonio, Patos - PB, 58701-050, Brazil
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Paraíba

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos (Latin: Dioecesis Patosensis) is a diocese located in the city of Patos in the Ecclesiastical province of Paraíba in Brazil.

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History

  • January 17, 1959: Established as Diocese of Patos from the Diocese of Cajazeiras and Diocese of Campina Grande
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Patos (Roman rite)
  • Expedito Eduardo de Oliveira † (25 February 1959 - 8 May 1983) Died
  • Gerardo de Andrade Ponte † (5 December 1983 - 8 August 2001) Retired
  • Manoel dos Reis de Farias (8 August 2001 - 27 July 2011) Appointed, Bishop of Petrolina
  • Eraldo Bispo da Silva (7 November 2012 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos Wikipedia


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