Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pelotas

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There is also a Diocese of Pelotas (and a Bishop of Pelotas) in the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil.
Archdiocese of Pelotas

Archidioecesis Pelotensis
Pelotas Cathedral .JPG
Cathedral of St. Francis of Paola
Location
CountryBrazil
Ecclesiastical provincePelotas
Statistics
Area20,737 km2 (8,007 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
543,732
315,000 (57.9%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established15 August 1910 (109 years ago)
CathedralCatedral São Francisco de Paula
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopJacinto Bergmann
Bishops emeritusJayme Henrique Chemello

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pelotas (Latin: Archidioecesis Pelotensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Pelotas. Before being elevated to an archdiocese in its own right on April 13, 2011 it was part of the Ecclesiastical province of Porto Alegre in Brazil.

History[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop[edit]

Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva, appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Montenegro in 2017

Suffragan Sees[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°45′50″S 52°20′19″W / 31.7638°S 52.3386°W / -31.7638; -52.3386