Roman Catholic Diocese of Amargosa

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Diocese of Amargosa

Dioecesis Amargosensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceSão Salvador da Bahia
Statistics
Area13,380 km2 (5,170 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
552,042
537,000 (97.3%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established10 May 1941 (77 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nossa Senhora do Bom Con
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSede vacante
Emeritus BishopsJoão Nílton dos Santos Souza

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amargosa (Latin: Dioecesis Amargosensis) is a diocese located in the city of Amargosa in the Ecclesiastical province of São Salvador da Bahia in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 10 May 1941: Established as Diocese of Amargosa from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 13°01′57″S 39°36′13″W / 13.0324°S 39.6037°W / -13.0324; -39.6037