Roman Catholic Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira


Roman Catholic Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira
Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira
Dioecesis Afogadensis de Ingazeira
Location
Country Brazil
Metropolitan Olinda e Recife
Statistics
Area 11,034 km2 (4,260 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
342,207
318,059 (92.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral Senhor Bom Jesus dos Remédios
Current leadership
Bishop Luis Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, O.F.M. Cap.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira (Latin: Dioecesis Afogadensis de Ingazeira) is a diocese located in the city of Afogados da Ingazeira in the Ecclesiastical province of Olinda e Recife in Brazil.

History

  • July 2, 1956: Established as Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira from the Diocese of Pesqueira

Leadership

  • Bishops of Afogados da Ingazeira (Latin Rite)
    • João José da Mota e Albuquerque (1957.01.04 – 1961.02.28)
    • Francisco Austregésilo de Mesquita Filho (1961.05.25 – 2001.06.13)
    • Luis Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, O.F.M. Cap. (2001.06.13 – present)

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