Roman Catholic Diocese of Caratinga

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Diocese of Caratinga
Dioecesis Caratingensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Mariana
Statistics
Area 15,085 km2 (5,824 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
652,000
549,000 (84.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 15 December 1915 (98 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral São João Batista
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Emanuel Messias de Olveria
Website
www.diocesecaratinga.org.br

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Caratinga (Latin: Dioecesis Caratingensis) is a diocese located in the city of Caratinga in the Ecclesiastical province of Mariana in Brazil.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Caratinga (Roman rite)
    • Carloto Fernandes da Silva Távora † (18 December 1919 - 29 November 1933) Died
    • José Maria Parreira Lara † (28 September 1934 - 8 August 1936) Died
    • João Batista Cavati, C.M. † (30 July 1938 - 20 October 1956) Resigned
    • José Eugênio Corrêa † (19 August 1957 - 27 November 1978) Resigned
    • Hélio Gonçalves Heleno † (27 November 1978 - 16 February 2011) Resigned
    • Emanuel Messias de Oliveira (16 February 2011 - present)


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