Military Ordinariate of Portugal

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Military Ordinariate of Portugal
Ordinariato Castrense de Portugal
Location
Country Portugal
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 29 May 1966 (50 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Manuel da Silva Rodrigues Linda
Website
www.ecclesia.pt

The Military Ordinariate of Portugal (Portuguese: Ordinariato Castrense de Portugal) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Portuguese Armed Forces and their families.

History[edit]

It was established as a military vicariate 29 May 1966, and was elevated to a military ordinariate on 21 July 1986.

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