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Roman Catholic Diocese of Divinópolis

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Divinópolis (Latin: Dioecesis Divinopolitanus) is a diocese located in the city of Divinópolis in the Ecclesiastical province of Belo Horizonte in Brazil.

Diocese of Divinópolis

Dioecesis Divinopolitanus

Diocese de Divinópolis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceBelo Horizonte
MetropolitanBelo Horizonte
Statistics
Area8,824 km2 (3,407 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
712,636
612,390 (85.9%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established11 July 1958 (60 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Holy Spirit in Divinópolis
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJosé Carlos de Souza Campos
Metropolitan ArchbishopWalmor Oliveira de Azevedo
Website
www.diocesedivinopolis.org.br

HistoryEdit

  • July 11, 1958: Established as Diocese of Divinópolis from the Diocese of Aterrado and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte

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