Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manaus

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manaus (Latin: Archidioecesis Manaënsis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Manaus in Brazil.

Archdiocese of Manaus

Archidioecesis Manaënsis
Location
CountryBrazil
Statistics
Area65,146 km2 (25,153 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,405,835
1,200,000 (85.4%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established27 April 1892 (128 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopLeonardo Ulrich Steiner
Auxiliary Bishops
Bishops emeritus

HistoryEdit

  • April 27, 1892: Established as Diocese of Amazonas from the Diocese of Belém do Pará
  • February 16, 1952: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Manaus

BishopsEdit

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological orderEdit

Archbishops of Manaus
Bishops of Amazonas

Coadjutor archbishopEdit

Auxiliary bishopsEdit

Suffragan diocesesEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 3°07′S 60°01′W / 3.117°S 60.017°W / -3.117; -60.017