Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brasília

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Archdiocese of Brasília

Archidioecesis Brasiliapolitanus

Arquidiocese de Brasília
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Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady of Apparition
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceBrasília
Statistics
Area5,814 km2 (2,245 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,267,000
1,555,000 (68.6%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established16 January 1960 (58 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of Aparecida
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopSérgio da Rocha
Auxiliary BishopsLeonardo Ulrich Steiner
Valdir Mamede
José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida
Marcony Vinícius Ferreira
Emeritus BishopsJosé Freire Falcão Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus
João Evangelista Martins Terra Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
Francisco de Paula Victor
Website
www.arquidiocesedebrasilia.org.br

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brasília (Latin: Archidioecesis Brasiliapolitanus) is an archdiocese located in the city of Brasília in Brazil.

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Coordinates: 15°47′00″S 47°54′00″W / 15.7833°S 47.9000°W / -15.7833; -47.9000