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Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos de Minas

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Rite  Latin Rite
Area  33,068 km²
Country  Brazil
Pope  Francis
Phone  +55 34 3821-3213
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 529,162 393,735 (74.4%)
Established  5 April 1955 (61 years ago)
Cathedral  Catedral Santo Antônio de Pádua
Bishop  Cláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap.
Address  R. Tiradentes, 388 - Centro, Patos de Minas - MG, 38700-134, Brazil
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Uberaba

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos de Minas (Latin: Dioecesis Patensis) is a diocese located in the city of Patos de Minas in the Ecclesiastical province of Uberaba in Brazil.

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History

  • 5 April 1955: Established as Diocese of Patos de Minas from the Diocese of Uberaba
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Patos de Minas (Roman rite)
  • Bishop José André Coimbra (1955.06.08 – 1968.08.16)
  • Bishop Jorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap. (1968.12.28 – 1992.01.08)
  • Bishop João Bosco Oliver de Faria (later Archbishop) (1992.01.08 – 2007.05.30)
  • Bishop Cláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap. (2008.10.08 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Patos de Minas Wikipedia


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