Roman Catholic Diocese of Marabá

Infobox Diocese| jurisdiction=Diocese
name= Marabá
latin= Dioecesis Marabensis
country= Brazil| metropolitan= Belém do Pará
rite=Latin Rite
cathedral = Catedral Nossa Senhora Perpétuo do Socorro
cocathedral =
area= 81,832
population= 533,000
population_as_of= 2004
catholics= 370,000
catholics_percent= 69.4
bishop= José Foralosso, S.D.B.
coadjutor =
auxiliary_bishops =

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Marabá {Latin: " Maraben(sis)"} is a diocese located in the city of Marabá in the Ecclesiastical province of Belém do Pará in Brazil.

History

* December 20, 1969: Established as Territorial Prelature of Marabá from the Territorial Prelature of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia
* October 16, 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Marabá

Leadership

* Bishops of Marabá (Roman rite)
** Bishop José Foralosso, S.D.B. (2000.01.12 – present)
** Bishop José Vieira de Lima, T.O.R. (1990.04.18 – 1998.11.11)
** Archbishop Altamiro Rossato, C.SS.R. (1985.12.08 – 1989.03.15)
** Archbishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P. (1979.10.16 – 1985.07.11)
* Prelates of Marabá (Roman rite)
** Archbishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P. (1976.11.10 – 1979.10.16)
** Bishop Luís António Palha Teixeira, O.P. (1969.12.20 – 1976.11.10)

ource

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/mara1.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dmrba.html Catholic Hierarchy]
* [http://www.diocesedemarilia.org.br/ Diocese website]


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