Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manaus

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Archdiocese of Manaus
Archidioecesis Manaënsis
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 65,146 km2 (25,153 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,405,835
1,200,000 (85.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 27 April 1892 (122 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Luiz Soares Vieira
Auxiliary Bishops Sebastião Bandeira Coêlho
Mário Pasqualotto, P.I.M.E.

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

History[edit]

  • April 27, 1892: Established as Diocese of Amazonas from the Diocese of Belém do Pará
  • February 16, 1952: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Manaus

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 3°07′S 60°01′W / 3.117°S 60.017°W / -3.117; -60.017