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Diocese of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga

Dioecesis Orientalis Veris-Paranatinguensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 25 June 2014
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuiabá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Mato Grosso
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 89,636 (34,621 Square Miles)
  • Description: Campinápolis, Campo Verde, Chapada dos Guimarães, Gaúcha do Norte, Jarudoré, Nova Brasilândia, Novo São Joaquim, Paranatinga, Planalto da Serra, Poxoréu, Primavera do Leste e Santo Antônio do Leste.
  • Conference Region: Oeste 2
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Rua Piracicaba 315, 78850-000 Primavera do Leste, MT, Brazil
  • Telephone: (066)3498-5665
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga
23 December 1997ErectedDiocese of Barra do Garças
Diocese of Rondonópolis
Diocese of Sinop
Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga (erected) (Paranatinga, Nova Brasilândia, Planalto da Serra, Campinápolis, Novo Sao Joaquim, and Gaucha do Norte)
Diocese of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga
25 June 2014ElevatedDiocese of Guiratinga (suppressed) (Primavera do Leste, Poxoréu, and Jarudoré)
Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga
Diocese of Rondonópolis (Campo Verde and Chapada dos Guimarães)
Diocese of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga
Diocese of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 90, Page 193, to Page 195
  • Diocese of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 106, Page 817, and Page 818


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