Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Diamantina

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Archdiocese of Diamantina
Archidioecesis Adamantinus
Arquidiocese de Diamantina
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St. Anthony's Cathedral, Diamantina
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Diamantina
Statistics
Area 45,171 km2 (17,441 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
524,000
459,000 (87.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 6 June 1854 (162 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Anthony in Diamantina
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Darci José Nicioli
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

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

History[edit]

  • June 6, 1854: Established as Diocese of Diamantina from the Diocese of Mariana
  • June 28, 1917: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Diamantina

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica Sagrado Coração de Jesus, Diamantina
    • Basílica São Geraldo Majela, Curvelo

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 18°14′41″S 43°35′50″W / 18.2447°S 43.5973°W / -18.2447; -43.5973