Roman Catholic Diocese of Santarém, Portugal

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santarém (Latin: Dioecesis Santaremensis in Lusitania) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Portugal. Erected in 1975, the diocese is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Lisbon.[1] Its see at Santarém is north-east of Lisbon.

Diocese of Santarém

Dioecesis Santaremensis in Lusitania

Diocese de Santarém
Location
CountryPortugal
Ecclesiastical provinceLisbon
MetropolitanPatriarchate of Lisbon
Statistics
Area3,202 km2 (1,236 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
285,000
250,000 (87.7%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established16 July 1975
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Santarém
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopManuel Pelino Domingues
Metropolitan ArchbishopManuel III
Map
Dioceses de Portugal.PNG
Website
Website of the Diocese

As of 2016, the bishop is Manuel Pelino Domingues, appointed in 1998.[2]

OrdinariesEdit

  • António Francisco Marques, O.F.M. † (16 Jul 1975 Appointed - 28 Aug 1997 Died)
  • Manuel Pelino Domingues (27 Jan 1998 Appointed - )
 
Santarém Cathedral

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David M. Cheney. "Santarém (Diocese)". Catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  2. ^ David M. Cheney. "Bishop Manual Pelino Domingues [Catholic-Hierarchy]". Catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2016-11-26.

External linksEdit