Roman Catholic Diocese of Guarda, Portugal

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Diocese of Guarda
Dioecesis Aegitaniensis
Diocese da Guarda
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Location
Country Portugal
Ecclesiastical province Lisbon
Metropolitan Patriarchate of Lisbon
Statistics
Area 6,758 km2 (2,609 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
260,700
250,700 (96.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Sé Catedral in Guarda
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Manuel da Rocha Felício
Metropolitan Archbishop Manuel III
Emeritus Bishops António dos Santos Bishop Emeritus (1979-2005)
Map
Dioceses de Portugal.PNG
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Guarda (Latin: Dioecesis Aegitaniensis) is a diocese located in the city of Guarda in the Ecclesiastical province of Lisbon in Portugal.

History[edit]

  • 550: Established as Diocese of Egitânia
  • 715: Suppressed
  • 1199: Restored as Diocese of Guarda

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Coordinates: 40°32′18″N 7°16′10″W / 40.5384°N 7.2694°W / 40.5384; -7.2694