Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mariana


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mariana
Archdiocese of Mariana
Archidioecesis Marianensis
Location
Country Brazil
Statistics
Area 22,680 km2 (8,760 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,099136
924,266 (84.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana Basílica Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Current leadership
Bishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha
for the Corsican bishopric, see Roman Catholic Diocese of Mariana in Corsica

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mariana (Latin: Archidioecesis Marianensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Mariana in Brazil.

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History

  • December 6, 1745: Established as Diocese of Mariana from the Diocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
  • May 1, 1906: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mariana

Special churches

Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus, Congonhas do Campo
    • Basílica Sagrado Coração de Jesus, Conselheiro Lafaiete
    • Basílica São José Operário, Barbacena

Leadership

  • Archbishops of Mariana (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha (2007.04.11 – present)
    • Archbishop Luciano Pedro Mendes de Almeida, S.J. (1988.04.06 – 2006.08.27)
    • Archbishop Oscar de Oliveira (1960.04.25 – 1988.04.06)
    • Archbishop Helvécio Gomes de Oliveira, S.D.B. (1922.11.10 – 1960.04.25)
    • Archbishop Silvério Gomes Pimenta (1906.05.01 – 1922.09.01)
  • Bishops of Mariana (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Silvério Gomes Pimenta (later Archbishop) (1897.12.03 – 1906.05.01)
    • Bishop Antônio Maria Corrêa de Sá e Benevides (1877.06.25 – 1896.07.15)
    • Bishop Antônio Ferreira Viçoso, C.M. (1844.01.12 – 1875.08.05)
    • Fr. Carlos Pereira Freire de Moura (1840 – 1840)
    • Bishop José da Santíssima Trindade Leite, O.F.M. (1819.09.27 – 1835.09.28)
    • Bishop Cypriano de São José, O.F.M. (1797.07.24 – 1817.08.14)
    • Bishop Domingos da Encarnação Pontevel, O.P. (1779.03.01 – 1795.06.16)
    • Bishop Bartolomeu Manoel Mendes dos Reis (孟主教) (1773.03.08 – 1778.08.28)
    • Bishop Joaquim Borges de Figueroa (later Archbishop) (1771.06.17 – 1773.03.08)
    • Bishop Manoel da Cruz Nogueira, O. Cist. (1745.12.15 – 1764.01.03)

Suffragan dioceses

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