Roman Catholic Diocese of Bauru

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Diocese of Bauru
Dioecesis Bauruensis
Diocese de Bauru
Bauru SaoPaulo Brasil 05.jpg
Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Botucatu
Metropolitan Botucatu
Statistics
Area 5,892 km2 (2,275 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
526,000
471,000 (89.5%)
Parishes 41
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 15 February 1964 (53 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bauru
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Caetano Ferrari, O.F.M.
Metropolitan Archbishop Maurício Grotto de Camargo
Website
www.bispadobauru.org.br

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bauru (Latin: Dioecesis Bauruensis) is a diocese located in the Brazilian city of Bauru (São Paulo State) in the Ecclesiastical Province of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Botucatu in the city of Botucatu (also in São Paulo State).[1]

History[edit]

  • February 15, 1964: Established as Diocese of Bauru from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Botucatu and Diocese of Lins

Leadership[edit]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Bauru". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 

Coordinates: 22°19′20″S 49°04′13″W / 22.3223°S 49.0704°W / -22.3223; -49.0704