Roman Catholic Diocese of Santarém, Portugal

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Diocese of Santarém
Dioecesis Santaremensis in Lusitania
Diocese de Santarém
Country Portugal
Ecclesiastical province Lisbon
Metropolitan Patriarchate of Lisbon
Area 3,202 km2 (1,236 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
250,000 (87.7%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 July 1975
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Santarém
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues
Metropolitan Archbishop Manuel III
Dioceses de Portugal.PNG
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santarém (Latin: Dioecesis Santaremensis in Lusitania) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Portugal. Erected in 1975, the diocese is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Lisbon.[1] Its see at Santarém is north-east of Lisbon.

As of 2016, the bishop is Manuel Pelino Domingues, appointed in 1998.[2]


  • António Francisco Marques, O.F.M. † (16 Jul 1975 Appointed - 28 Aug 1997 Died)
  • Manuel Pelino Domingues (27 Jan 1998 Appointed - )
Santarém Cathedral


  1. ^ David M. Cheney. "Santarém (Diocese)". Retrieved 2016-11-26. 
  2. ^ David M. Cheney. "Bishop Manual Pelino Domingues [Catholic-Hierarchy]". Retrieved 2016-11-26. 

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