Roman Catholic Diocese of Sobral

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Diocese of Sobral
Dioecesis Sobralensis
Diocese de Sobral
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Fortaleza
Metropolitan Fortaleza
Statistics
Area 18,920 km2 (7,310 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
917,000
777,000 (84.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 10 November 1915 (101 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Odelir José Magri, M.C.C.I.
Metropolitan Archbishop José Antônio Aparecido Tosi Marques
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Sobral (Roman rite)
    • José Tupinambá da Frota (1916.01.24 – 1923.04.06)
    • João José da Mota e Albuquerque (later Archbishop) (1961.02.28 – 1964.04.28)
    • Walfrido Teixeira Vieira (1965.01.06 – 1998.03.18)
    • Aldo de Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S. (later Archbishop) (1998.03.18 – 2004.05.05)
    • Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (2005.05.18 – 2009.07.01)
    • Odelir José Magri, M.C.C.I. (2010.10.11 - present)

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