Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Uberaba

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Archdiocese of Uberaba

Archidioecesis Uberabensis
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Location
CountryBrazil
Ecclesiastical provinceUberaba
Statistics
Area27,228 km2 (10,513 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
693,185
444,081 (64.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established29 September 1907 (111 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Metropolitana Sagrado Coração de Jesus
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopPaulo Mendes Peixoto
Emeritus BishopsBenedito 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