Roman Catholic Diocese of Barreiras

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Diocese of Barreiras
Dioecesis Barreriensis
Diocese de Barreiras
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Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Feira de Santana
Metropolitan Feira de Santana
Statistics
Area 72,675 km2 (28,060 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
355,000
320,000 (90.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 21 May 1979 (39 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Barreiras
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Josafa Menezes da Silva
Metropolitan Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Barreiras (Latin: Dioecesis Barreriensis) is a diocese located in the city of Barreiras in the Ecclesiastical province of Feira de Santana in Brazil.

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Coordinates: 12°08′54″S 44°59′58″W / 12.1482°S 44.9994°W / -12.1482; -44.9994