Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Natal

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Archdiocese of Natal
Archidioecesis Natalensis
Natal-Catedral.jpg
Cathedral
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 25,153 km2 (9,712 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,923,667
1,627,542 (84.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 29 December 1909 (104 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana
Nossa Senhora da Apresentação
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jaime Vieira Rocha
Emeritus Bishops Heitor de Araújo Sales
Matias Patrício de Macêdo
Website
www.arquidiocesedenatal.org.br

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

History[edit]

  • December 29, 1909: Established as the Diocese of Natal from the Diocese of Paraíba
  • February 16, 1952: Promoted as the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Natal

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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