Roman Catholic Diocese of Itabuna

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Diocese of Itabuna
Dioecesis Itabunensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province São Salvador da Bahia
Statistics
Area 14,533 km2 (5,611 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
650,000
550,000 (84.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7 November 1978 (38 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral São José
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Czeslaw Stanula, C.Ss.R.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Itabuna (Latin: Dioecesis Itabunensis) is a Latin suffragan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of São Salvador da Bahia in Bahia state, eastern Brazil.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Catedral São José, dedicated to Saint Joseph, in the city of Itabuna.

Statistics[edit]

As per 2914, it pastorally served 608,000 Catholics (84.8% of 717,000 total) on 14,533 km² in 33 parishes and 85 missions with 42 priests (27 diocesan, 15 religious), 4 deacons, 48 lay religious (22 brothers, 26 sisters) and 5 seminarians.[1]

History[edit]

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Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman rite)[3]

Suffragan Bishops of Itabuna

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