Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Campinas

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Archdiocese of Campinas
Archidioecesis Campinensis
Arquidiocese de Campinas
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Coat of Arms of the Archdiocese of Campinas
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 2,134 km2 (824 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,748,115
1,275,980 (73.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7 June 1908 (106 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Campinas
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Airton José dos Santos
Emeritus Bishops Gilberto Pereira Lopes
Map
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Website
arquidiocesecampinas.com

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

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Campinas is the see of Archdiocese.

History[edit]

  • June 7, 1908: Established as Diocese of Campinas from the Diocese of São Paulo
  • April 19, 1958: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Campinas

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 22°54′22″S 47°03′37″W / 22.9060°S 47.0604°W / -22.9060; -47.0604