Roman Catholic Diocese of Santos

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Diocese of Santos
Dioecesis Santosensis
Santos Cathedral.jpg
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province São Paulo
Statistics
Area 2,369 km2 (915 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,530,874
1,310,551 (85.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 July 1924 (92 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora do Rosário
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Tarcísio Scaramussa (until Wednesday, May 6, 2015, when Pope Francis accepted Bishop Braido's resignation, he was Coadjutor Bishop of Santos under Bishop Braido)[1][2]
Emeritus Bishops Jacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.
Map
Diocesi di Santos (San Paolo, Brasile).jpg
Website
www.diocesedesantos.com.br

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santos (Latin: Dioecesis Santosensis) is a diocese located in the city of Santos in the Ecclesiastical province of São Paulo in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • 4 July 1924: Established as Diocese of Santos from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Paulo

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica Santo Antônio do Embaré

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]