Roman Catholic Diocese of Nazaré

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Coordinates: 7°44′36.4″S 35°13′45.9″W / 7.743444°S 35.229417°W / -7.743444; -35.229417

Diocese of Nazaré
Dioecesis Nazarensis in Brasilia
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Olinda e Recife
Statistics
Area 5,986 km2 (2,311 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
904,261
768,261 (85.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 2 August 1918 (98 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant
Emeritus Bishops Jorge Tobias de Freitas
Website
www.diocesedenazare.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Nazaré (Latin: Dioecesis Nazarensis in Brasilia) is a diocese located in the city of Nazaré da Mata in the Ecclesiastical province of Olinda e Recife in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • August 2, 1918: Established as Diocese of Nazaré from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife

Leadership[edit]

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