Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Passo Fundo

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Archdiocese of Passo Fundo
Archidioecesis Passofundensis
Catedral Passo Fundo.JPG
Cathedral of Our Lady of Apparition
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Passo Fundo
Statistics
Area 12,200 km2 (4,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
488,530
366,397 (75.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 10 March 1951 (67 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora Aparecida
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Rodolfo Luís Weber
Auxiliary Bishops Liro Vendelino Meurer
Emeritus Bishops Urbano José Allgayer
Pedro Ercílio Simon
Website
www.pastoral.com.br

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Passo Fundo (Latin: Archidioecesis Passofundensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Passo Fundo. Before being elevated to an archdiocese itself in 2011 it was part of the Ecclesiastical province of Porto Alegre in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • March 10, 1951: Established as Diocese of Passo Fundo from the Diocese of Santa Maria
  • April 13, 2011: Elevated to archdiocese

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan Sees[edit]

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Coordinates: 28°15′46″S 52°24′27″W / 28.2629°S 52.4076°W / -28.2629; -52.4076