Roman Catholic Diocese of Guaxupé

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Guaxupé (Latin: Dioecesis Guaxupensis) is a diocese located in the city of Guaxupé in the Ecclesiastical province of Pouso Alegre in Brazil.

Diocese of Guaxupé

Dioecesis Guaxupensis
Catedral Guaxupé 01.jpg
Guaxupé Cathedral
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provincePouso Alegre
Statistics
Area13,953 km2 (5,387 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
867,000
608,000 (70.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established3 February 1916 (105 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nossa Senhora das Dores
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJosé de Lanza Neto
Metropolitan ArchbishopJosé Luiz Majella Delgado
Bishops emeritusJosé Geraldo Oliveira do Valle, C.S.S.

HistoryEdit

  • 3 February 1916: Established as Diocese of Guaxupé from the Diocese of Pouso Alegre

Special churchesEdit

BishopsEdit

Coadjutor bishopEdit

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopsEdit

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Coordinates: 21°18′21″S 46°42′44″W / 21.3057°S 46.7121°W / -21.3057; -46.7121