Roman Catholic Diocese of Diamantino

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Diamantino (Latin: Dioecesis Adamanteae) is a diocese located in the city of Diamantino in the Ecclesiastical province of Cuiabá in Brazil.

Diocese of Diamantino

Dioecesis Adamanteae

Diocese de Diamantino
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceCuiabá
MetropolitanCuiabá
Statistics
Area105,406 km2 (40,697 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
269,192
188,434 (70%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established22 March 1929 (92 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Diamantino
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVital Chitolina, SCI
Metropolitan ArchbishopMílton Antônio dos Santos
Website
Website of the Diocese

HistoryEdit

  • March 22, 1929: Established as Territorial Prelature of Diamantino from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cuiabá
  • October 16, 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Diamantino

BishopsEdit

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological orderEdit

  • Bishops of Diamantino (Latin Rite)
  • Prelates of Diamantino (Roman Rite)
    • Henrique Froehlich, S.J. (1971.11.29 – 1979.10.16)
    • Alonso Silveira de Mello, S.J. (1955.06.13 – 1971.11.29; Apostolic Administrator 1949.11.12 – 1955.06.13)

Coadjutor bishopEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 14°24′13″S 56°25′26″W / 14.4035°S 56.4238°W / -14.4035; -56.4238