Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goiânia

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Archdiocese of Goiânia

Archidioecesis Goianiensis

Arquidiocese de Goiânia
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceGoiânia
Statistics
Area13,855 km2 (5,349 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,850,000
1,115,550 (60.3%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established26 March 1956 (63 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopWashington Cruz
Auxiliary BishopsLevi Bonatto
Bishops emeritusAntônio Ribeiro de Oliveira
Website
arquidiocesedegoiania.org.br

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

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilica:
    • Basílica do Divino Pai Eterno, Trindade

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

  1. Fernando Gomes dos Santos (7 March 1957 – 1 June 1985)
  2. Antônio Ribeiro de Oliveira (23 October 1985 – 8 May 2002)
  3. Washington Cruz, CP (8 May 2002 – )

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 16°40′45″S 49°15′12″W / 16.6793°S 49.2534°W / -16.6793; -49.2534