Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Uberaba

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Archdiocese of Uberaba
Archidioecesis Uberabensis
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Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Uberaba
Statistics
Area 27,228 km2 (10,513 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
693,185
444,081 (64.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 29 September 1907 (110 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Sagrado Coração de Jesus
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Paulo Mendes Peixoto
Emeritus Bishops Benedito de Ulhôa Vieira
Website
www.arquidiocesedeuberaba.org.br

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

History[edit]

  • 29 September 1907: Established as Diocese of Uberaba from the Diocese of Goiás
  • 14 April 1962: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Uberaba

Leadership[edit]

  • Archbishops of Uberaba (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Uberaba (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Alexandre Gonçalves do Amaral (later Archbishop) (1939.08.05 – 1962.04.14)
    • Bishop Antonio Colturato, O.F.M. Cap. (1929.08.02 – 1938.04.12)
    • Bishop Antônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. (later Archbishop) (1924.07.04 – 1928.12.17)
    • Bishop José Tupinambá da Frota (1923.04.06 – 1924.03.10)
    • Bishop Eduardo Duarte e Silva (later Archbishop) (1907.11.06 – 1923.05.14)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 19°45′03″S 47°56′14″W / 19.7509°S 47.9372°W / -19.7509; -47.9372