Roman Catholic Diocese of São Miguel Paulista

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Diocese of São Miguel Paulista

Dioecesis Sancti Michaëlis Paulinensis
Location
CountryBrazil
Ecclesiastical provinceSão Paulo
Statistics
Area196 km2 (76 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,648,534
2,198,284 (83.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established15 March 1989 (29 years ago)
CathedralCatedral São Miguel Arcanjo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopManuel Parrado Carral
Emeritus BishopsFernando Legal, S.D.B.
Website
www.diocesesaomiguel.org.br

The Roman Catholic Diocese of São Miguel Paulista (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Michaëlis Paulinensis) is a diocese located in the district of São Miguel Paulista, in the city and Ecclesiastical province of São Paulo in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 15 March 1989: Established as Diocese of São Miguel Paulista from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Paulo

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of São Miguel Paulista (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Fernando Legal, S.D.B. (1989.03.15 – 2008.01.09)
    • Bishop Manuel Parrado Carral (2008.01.09 – present)

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