Roman Catholic Diocese of Pesqueira

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Diocese of Pesqueira
Dioecesis Pesqueirensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Olinda e Recife
Statistics
Area 10,065 km2 (3,886 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
410,200
370,200 (90.2%)
Parishes 25
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established December 5, 1910 (104 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Santa Águeda
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.Ss.R.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pesqueira (Latin: Dioecesis Pesqueirensis) is a diocese located in the city of Pesqueira in the Ecclesiastical province of Olinda e Recife in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • December 5, 1910: Established as Diocese of Floresta from the Diocese of Olinda
  • August 2, 1918: Renamed as Diocese of Pesqueira

Leadership[edit]

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