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Roman Catholic Diocese of Itumbiara

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Itumbiara (Latin: Itumbiaren(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Itumbiara in the Ecclesiastical province of Goiânia in Brazil.

Diocese of Itumbiara

Dioecesis Itumbiarensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceGoiânia
Statistics
Area21,871 km2 (8,444 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
283,383
221,038 (78.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established11 October 1966 (52 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Santa Rita de Cássia
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSede vacante
Emeritus BishopsCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P.

HistoryEdit

  • October 11, 1966: Established as Diocese of Itumbiara from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goiânia

LeadershipEdit

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