Roman Catholic Diocese of Iguatu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Diocese of Iguatuvinus
Dioecesis Iguatuvinus
Diocese de Iguatuvinus
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Fortaleza
Metropolitan Fortaleza
Statistics
Area 21,904 km2 (8,457 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
525,000
498,000 (94.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 January 1961 (53 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Anne in Iguatu
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joao Jose da Costa
Metropolitan Archbishop José Antônio Aparecido Tosi Marques
Emeritus Bishops José Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón Santiago Bishop Emeritus
José Doth de Oliveira Bishop Emeritus
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Iguatu (Latin: Dioecesis Iguatuvinus) is a diocese located in the city of Iguatu in the Ecclesiastical province of Fortaleza in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • January 28, 1961: Established as Diocese of Iguatu from the Diocese of Crateús and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Fortaleza

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]