Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará

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Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
Archidioecesis Belemensis de Pará
Arquidiocese de Belém do Pará
Belemcatedral.jpg
Belém Cathedral
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Belém do Pará
Statistics
Area 2,082 km2 (804 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,125,000
1,544,000 (72.7%)
Parishes 73
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 March 1720 (297 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Graces in Belém
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Alberto Taveira Corrêa
Auxiliary Bishops Irineu Roman[1]
Website
www.arquidiocesedebelem.org.br

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belém do Pará (Latin: Archidioecesis Belemensis de Pará) is an archdiocese located in the city of Belém in Brazil.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Bishops of Belém do Pará[edit]

  1. Bartolomeu do Pilar, OCarm (4 March 1720 – 9 April 1733)
  2. Guilherme de São José Antonio de Aranha (3 September 1738 – 18 May 1748)
  3. Miguel de Bulhões e Souza, OP (18 May 1748 – 24 March 1760)
  4. João de São José de Queiroz da Silveira, OSB (24 March 1760 – 25 November 1763)
  5. João Evangelista Pereira da Silva, TOR (17 June 1771 – 14 May 1782)
  6. Cayetano Da Annunciação Brandão, TOR (16 December 1782 – 29 March 1790)
  7. Manoel de Almeida de Carvalho (21 June 1790 – 30 June 1818)
  8. Romualdo de Souza Coelho (28 August 1820 – 15 February 1841)
  9. José Affonso de Moraes Torres, CM (22 January 1844 – 24 September 1857)
  10. Antônio de Macedo Costa (17 December 1860 – 26 June 1890)
  11. Jerônimo Tomé da Silva (26 June 1890 – 12 September 1893)
  12. Antônio Manoel de Castilho Brandão (7 September 1894 – 5 June 1901)
  13. Francisco do Rego Maia (5 June 1901 – 3 April 1906)
  14. José Marcondes Homem de Melo (26 April 1906 – 1 May 1906)

Archbishops of Belém do Pará[edit]

  1. José Marcondes Homem de Melo (1 May 1906 – 6 December 1906)
  2. Santino Maria da Silva Coutinho (6 December 1906 – 19 January 1923)
  3. João Irineu Joffily (27 March 1924 – 1 May 1931)
  4. Antônio de Almeida Lustosa, SDB (10 July 1931 – 19 July 1941)
  5. Jaime de Barros Câmara (15 September 1941 – 3 July 1943)
  6. Mário de Miranda Villas-Boas (10 September 1944 – 23 October 1956)
  7. Alberto Gaudêncio Ramos (9 May 1957 – 4 July 1990)
  8. Vicente Joaquim Zico, CM (4 July 1990 – 13 October 2004)
  9. Orani João Tempesta, OCist (13 October 2004 – 19 April 2009)
  10. Alberto Taveira Corrêa (30 December 2009 - )

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 1°28′00″S 48°29′00″W / 1.4667°S 48.4833°W / -1.4667; -48.4833