Roman Catholic Diocese of Humaitá

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Diocese of Humaitá
Dioecesis Humaitanensis
Catedral Humait atras.JPG
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Conception
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Porto Velho
Statistics
Area 109,000 km2 (42,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
100,000
70,000 (70.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 26 June 1961 (54 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Franz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Humaitá (Latin: Dioecesis Humaitanensis) is a diocese located in the city of Humaitá in the Ecclesiastical province of Porto Velho in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 26 June 1961: Established as Territorial Prelature of Humaitá from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Manaus and Territorial Prelature of Porto Velho
  • 16 October 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Humaitá

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Humaitá (Roman rite)
  • Prelates of Humaitá (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Miguel D’Aversa, S.D.B. (1962.05.21 – 1979.10.16)
    • Bishop José Domitrovitsch, S.D.B. (1961.08.05 – 1962.02.27)

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