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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponta de Pedras

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Rite  Latin Rite
Coadjutor  Teodoro Mendes Tavares
Country  Brazil
Pope  Francis
Area  14,283 km²
Metropolitan archbishop  Alberto Taveira Corrêa
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 120,000 108,000 (90,7%)
Established  25 June 1963 (53 years ago)
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ponta de Pedras
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponta de Pedras (Latin: Dioecesis Petrosi Culminis) is a diocese located in the city of Ponta de Pedras in the Ecclesiastical province of Belém do Pará in Brazil.

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History

  • June 25, 1963: Established as Territorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
  • October 16, 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Ponta de Pedras
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Ponta de Pedras (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Alessio Saccardo, S.J. (2002.01.16 – present)
  • Bishop Angelo Maria Rivato, S.J. (83) (1979.10.16 – 2002.01.16)
  • Prelates of Ponta de Pedras (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Angelo Maria Rivato, S.J. (1965.04.29 – 1979.10.16)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponta de Pedras Wikipedia


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