Roman Catholic Diocese of Amargosa

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Diocese of Amargosa
Dioecesis Amargosensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province São Salvador da Bahia
Statistics
Area 13,380 km2 (5,170 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
552,042
537,000 (97.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 10 May 1941 (73 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora do Bom Con
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop João Nílton dos Santos Souza

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amargosa (Latin: Dioecesis Amargosensis) is a diocese located in the city of Amargosa in the Ecclesiastical province of São Salvador da Bahia in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 10 May 1941: Established as Diocese of Amargosa from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 13°01′57″S 39°36′13″W / 13.0324°S 39.6037°W / -13.0324; -39.6037