Roman Catholic Diocese of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga

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Diocese of Leste–Paranatinga
Diocesis Primavera non Leste-Paranatinguensis
Diocese de Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Cuiabá
Metropolitan Cuiabá
Statistics
Area 98,056 km2 (37,860 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
170,000
127,500 (75%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 25 June 2014 (2 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier in Paranatinga
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne
Metropolitan Archbishop Mílton Antônio dos Santos

The Diocese of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Latin: Diocesis Primavera non Leste-Paranatinguensis) is a Latin suffragan Roman Catholic Diocese in the state of Mato Grosso, in the Ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archbishop of Cuiabá in Brazil.

Its Cathedral episcopal see is the Catedral São Cristóvão, in Primavera do Leste. It also has a Co-Cathedral Co-Catedral São Francisco Xavier, in Paranatinga.

History[edit]

Incumbent Prelates[edit]

(all Latin Rite)

Territorial Prelate of Paranatinga
  • Vital Chitolina, Dehonians (S.C.I.) (December 23, 1997 - December 28, 2011), later Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (2011.12.28 – ...)
Diocesan Suffragan Bishops of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga

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