Roman Catholic Diocese of Limeira

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Diocese of Limeira
Dioecesis Limeirensis
Diocese de Limeira
Limeira SP Brasil Catedral.JPG
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Dolours
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Campinas
Metropolitan Campinas
Statistics
Area 4,958 km2 (1,914 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
949,059
632,706 (66.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 29 April 1976 (40 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Sorrow in Limeira
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C.
Metropolitan Archbishop Airton José dos Santos
Map
Diocesecampinas.jpg
Website
diocesedelimeira.org.br

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Limeira (Latin: Dioecesis Limeirensis) is a diocese located in the city of Limeira in the Ecclesiastical province of Campinas in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • April 29, 1976: Established as Diocese of Limeira from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Campinas and Diocese of Piracicaba

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°33′42″S 47°24′08″W / 22.5618°S 47.4021°W / -22.5618; -47.4021