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Diocese of Xingu-Altamira

Dioecesis Xinguensis-Altamirensis



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Bishop(s)

  • João Muniz Alves, O.F.M., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 November 2019
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santarém
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Para
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 247,501 (95,597 Square Miles)
  • Description: Altamira, Vitória do Xingu, Senador José Porfírio, Porto de Moz, Gurupá, Anapu, Brasil Novo, Medicilândia, Uruará, and Placas
  • Conference Region: Norte 2
  • Mailing Address: Av. Joao Pessoa 1212, Centro, 68371-040 Altamira, PA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (093)3515-2494
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 November 2019ErectedDiocese of Marabá
Territorial Prelature of Xingu (suppressed)
Territorial Prelature of Alto Xingu-Tucumã (erected)
Diocese of Xingu-Altamira (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2019250,000361,98169.1%1592410,416163710ap2020

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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