Roman Catholic Diocese of Abaetetuba

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Diocese of Abaetetuba
Dioecesis Abaëtetubensis
Diocese de Abaetetuba
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Belém do Pará
Metropolitan Belém do Pará
Statistics
Area 28,256 km2 (10,910 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
490,000
351,000 (71.6%)
Information
Rite Roman Rite
Established 4 August 1981 (32 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Abaetetuba
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Maria Chaves dos Reis
Metropolitan Archbishop Alberto Taveira Corrêa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Abaetetuba (Latin: Dioecesis Abaëtetubensis) is a diocese located in the city of Abaetetuba in the Ecclesiastical province of Belém do Pará in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • November 25, 1961: Established as Territorial Prelature of Abaeté do Tocantins from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
  • August 4, 1981: Promoted as Diocese of Abaetetuba

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Coordinates: 1°43′23″S 48°53′15″W / 1.7230°S 48.8876°W / -1.7230; -48.8876