Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará

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Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
Archidioecesis Belemensis de Pará
Arquidiocese de Belém do Pará
Belemcatedral.jpg
Belém Cathedral
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Belém do Pará
Statistics
Area 2,082 km2 (804 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,125,000
1,544,000 (72.7%)
Parishes 73
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 March 1720 (294 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Graces in Belém
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Alberto Taveira Corrêa
Auxiliary Bishops Teodoro Mendes Tavares
Irineu Roman[1]
Emeritus Bishops Vicente Joaquim Zico, C.M.
Website
www.arquidiocesedebelem.org.br

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará (Latin: Archidioecesis Belemensis de Pará) is an archdiocese located in the city of Belém in Brazil.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica Nossa Senhora de Nazaré do Desterro

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 1°28′00″S 48°29′00″W / 1.4667°S 48.4833°W / -1.4667; -48.4833