Roman Catholic Diocese of Coroatá

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Diocese of Coroatá
Dioecesis Coroatensis
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province São Luís do Maranhão
Statistics
Area 18,744 km2 (7,237 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
501,418
401,134 (80.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 26 August 1977 (39 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sebastião Bandeira Coêlho

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coroatá (Latin: Dioecesis Coroatensis) is a diocese located in the city of Coroatá in the Ecclesiastical province of São Luís do Maranhão in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 26 August 1977: Established as Diocese of Coroatá from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Coroatá (Roman rite)
    • Reinaldo Ernst Enrich (Heribert) Pünder † (5 May 1978 - 16 Jan 2011) Died
    • Sebastião Bandeira Coêlho (16 Jan 2011 - present)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 4°07′37″S 44°07′48″W / 4.1269°S 44.1299°W / -4.1269; -44.1299