Roman Catholic Diocese of Assis

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Diocese of Assis
Dioecesis Assisensis
Diocese de Assis
CatedralAssis.jpg
Cathedral Sacred Heart of Jesus in Assis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Botucatu
Metropolitan Botucatu
Statistics
Area 9,187 km2 (3,547 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
314,000
267,000 (85%)
Parishes 25
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 11 November 1928 (88 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Assis
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant
Metropolitan Archbishop Maurício Grotto de Camargo
Emeritus Bishops Antônio de Souza Bishop Emeritus
Website
http://www.diocesedeassis.org/

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Assis (Latin: Dioecesis Assisensis) is a diocese located in the city of Assis in the Ecclesiastical province of Botucatu in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • November 11, 1928: Established as Diocese of Assis from the Diocese of Botucatu

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica São Vicente de Paulo

Leadership[edit]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Italian)Rinunce e Nomine

Coordinates: 22°39′43″S 50°24′46″W / 22.6619°S 50.4129°W / -22.6619; -50.4129