Roman Catholic Diocese of Itaguaí

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Itaguaí (Latin: Dioecesis Itaguaiensis) is a diocese located in the city of Itaguaí in the Ecclesiastical province of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Diocese of Itaguaí

Dioecesis Itaguaiensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceSão Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
Statistics
Area2,549 km2 (984 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
358,000
240,000 (67.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established14 March 1980 (41 years ago)
CathedralCatedral São Francisco Xavier
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJosé Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.
Metropolitan ArchbishopOrani João Tempesta, O. Cist.

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Coordinates: 22°52′09″S 43°46′43″W / 22.8692°S 43.7786°W / -22.8692; -43.7786