Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman

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Archdiocese of Goa and Daman
Archidioecesis Goanae et Damanensis
गोवा और दमन के सूबा
Se cathedral goa.jpg
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Goa and Daman
Coordinates 15°30′08″N 73°54′42″E / 15.50222°N 73.91167°E / 15.50222; 73.91167Coordinates: 15°30′08″N 73°54′42″E / 15.50222°N 73.91167°E / 15.50222; 73.91167
Statistics
Area 4,194 km2 (1,619 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,763,598 [1]
627,400 (35.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Catherine of Alexandria in Old Goa
Patron saint Blessed Joseph Vaz
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrão
Suffragan Diocese of Sindhudurg
Emeritus Bishops Raul Nicolau Gonsalves Archbishop Emeritus (1978-2004)
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman (Latin: Archidioecesis Goanae et Damanensis, Português: Arquidiocese de Goa e Damão) is an archdiocese encompassing the state of Goa and the Union Territories of Daman and Diu, as well as of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in India. The archdiocese is the Primatial See of the East, and the archbishop carries the title of the Patriarch of the East Indies.

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Special churches[edit]

Cathedral of St Catherine, Goa

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