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
CountryBrazil
Ecclesiastical provinceSão Paulo
Statistics
Area2,369 km2 (915 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,530,874
1,310,551 (85.6%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established4 July 1924 (95 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nossa Senhora do Rosário
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopTarcísio 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]
Bishops emeritusJacyr 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]