Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Londrina

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Archdiocese of Londrina
Archidioecesis Londrinensis
Catedral metropolitana de Londrina.jpg
Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 6,594 km2 (2,546 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
900,000
658,800 (73.2%)
Information
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1 February 1956 (61 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Sagrado Coração de Jesus
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Orlando Brandes
Emeritus Bishops Albano Bortoletto Cavallin

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

History[edit]

  • February 1, 1956: Established as Diocese of Londrina from the Diocese of Jacarezinho
  • October 31, 1970: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Londrina

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 23°18′44″S 51°09′35″W / 23.3121°S 51.1597°W / -23.3121; -51.1597