Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Curitiba

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Archdiocese of Curitiba
Archidioecesis Curitibensis
Arquidiocese de Curitiba
Metropolitan Cathedral 2 Curitiba Brasil.jpg
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Light of Pinhais
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Curitiba
Statistics
Area 5,528 km2 (2,134 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,262,347
1,480,046 (65.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 27 April 1892 (122 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Light in Curitiba
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Sede Vacante
Auxiliary Bishops Rafael Biernaski
José Mário Angonese
Emeritus Bishops Pedro Antônio Marchetti Fedalto Archbishop Emeritus
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Curitiba (Latin: Archidioecesis Curitibensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Curitiba in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • April 27, 1892: Established as Diocese of Curitiba from the Diocese of São Paulo
  • May 10, 1926: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Curitiba

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 25°28′07″S 49°15′20″W / 25.46861°S 49.25556°W / -25.46861; -49.25556