Roman Catholic Diocese of Setúbal

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Diocese of Setúbal
Dioecesis Setubalensis
Diocese de Setúbal
Location
Country Portugal
Ecclesiastical province Lisbon
Metropolitan Patriarchate of Lisbon
Statistics
Area 1,500 km2 (580 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
650,000
550,000 (84.6%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 July 1975
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Graces in Setúbal
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos Reis
Metropolitan Archbishop Manuel III
Emeritus Bishops Manuel da Silva Martins Bishop Emeritus (1975-1998)
Map
Dioceses de Portugal.PNG
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Portuguese Catholic Diocese of Setúbal (Latin: Dioecesis Setubalensis) has existed since 1975. It is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Lisbon.[1] Its see at Setúbal is south of Lisbon. As of 2008, the bishop is Gilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos Reis, who was appointed in 1998.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Bishop Gilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos Reis [Catholic-Hierarchy]

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