Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre

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Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre
Archidioecesis Pouso Alegre
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 12,620 km2 (4,870 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
730,918
660,580 (90.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 August 1900 (118 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Bom Jesus
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado
Website
www.arquidiocese-pa.org.br

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

History[edit]

On 4 August 1900, Pope Leo XIII established the Diocese of Pouso Alegre from the Diocese of Mariana. Blessed John XXIII elevated the diocese to the a Metropolitan Archdiocese on 14 April 1962.[1][2]

Special churches[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 

Coordinates: 22°13′52″S 45°56′10″W / 22.2310°S 45.9361°W / -22.2310; -45.9361