Roman Catholic Diocese of Cruzeiro do Sul

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Diocese of Cruzeiro do Sul
Dioecesis Crucis Australis
Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Glória.jpg
Cathedral of Our Lady of Glory
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Porto Velho
Statistics
Area 126,633 km2 (48,893 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
261,000
201,000 (77%)
Parishes 12
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 22 May 1931 (87 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora da Glória
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Mosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp.
Emeritus Bishops Luís Herbst, C.S.Sp.
Website
www.diocesecruzeirodosul.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cruzeiro do Sul (Latin: Dioecesis Crucis Australis) is a suffragan see in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Porto Velho, Acre (state), westernmost Amazonian Brazil.

Its cathedral episcopal see is the Marian Catedral Nossa Senhora da Gloria, in the city of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre.

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 230,966 Catholics (80.6% of 286,462 total) on 126,633 km² in 12 parishes and 99 missions with 25 priests (16 diocesan, 9 religious), 91 lay religious (16 brothers, 75 sisters) and 13 seminarians.

History[edit]

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

(Territorial) (Bishop-)Prelates of Juruá
Suffragan Bishops of Cruzeiro do Sul

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Cruzeiro do Sul". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  2. ^ "Diocese of Cruzeiro do Sul". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-04-10.

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