Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manaus

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Archdiocese of Manaus

Archidioecesis Manaënsis
Location
CountryBrazil
Statistics
Area65,146 km2 (25,153 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,405,835
1,200,000 (85.4%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established27 April 1892 (127 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSergio Eduardo Castriani
Auxiliary BishopsSebastião Bandeira Coêlho
Mário Pasqualotto, P.I.M.E.

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

History[edit]

  • April 27, 1892: Established as Diocese of Amazonas from the Diocese of Belém do Pará
  • February 16, 1952: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Manaus

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 3°07′S 60°01′W / 3.117°S 60.017°W / -3.117; -60.017