Roman Catholic Diocese of Campo Maior

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Diocese of Campo Maior
Dioecesis Campi Maioris
Igreja Santo Antonio.jpg
Cathedral of St. Anthony
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Teresina
Statistics
Area 27,943 km2 (10,789 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
329,856
304,234 (92.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 12 June 1975 (43 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Santo Antônio
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Francisco de Assis Gabriel dos Santos

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Campo Maior (Latin: Dioecesis Campi Maioris) is a Latin suffragan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Teresina, in northeastern Brazil's Piauí state.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Catedral Santo Antônio, dedicated to Saint Anthony, in the city of Campo Maior, Piauí.

History[edit]

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 354,000 Catholics (94.9% of 373,000 total) on 27,943 km² in 31 parishes and 419 missions with 35 priests (34 diocesan, 1 religious), 1 deacon, 23 lay religious (1 brother, 22 sisters) and 10 seminarians.

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Campo Maior

So far, the diocese has had no auxiliary bishop.

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Coordinates: 4°49′26″S 42°10′06″W / 4.8238°S 42.1684°W / -4.8238; -42.1684