Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sorocaba

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Archdiocese of Sorocaba
Archidioecesis Sorocabanus
Catedral Sorocaba.JPG
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Sorocaba
Statistics
Area 4,178 km2 (1,613 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
935,414
654,789 (70.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 July 1924 (92 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora da Ponte
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine
Website
www.arquidiocesesorocaba.org.br

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

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Archbishops of Sorocaba (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine (2016.12.28 - present)
    • Archbishop Eduardo Benes de Sales Rodrigues (2005.05.04 – 2016.12.28)
    • Archbishop José Lambert Filho, C.S.S. (1992.04.29 – 2005.05.04)
  • Bishops of Sorocaba (Roman Rite)


Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 23°30′01″S 47°27′30″W / 23.5003°S 47.4584°W / -23.5003; -47.4584