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Archdiocese of São Paulo

Archidioecesis Sancti Pauli in Brasilia



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Bishop(s)

  • Odilo Pedro Scherer, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C., Auxiliary Bishop
  • Sérgio de Deus Borges, Auxiliary Bishop
  • José Roberto Fortes Palau, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Carlos Lema Garcia, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Edmar Perón, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Paulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M., Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 7 June 1908
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 1,645 (635 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesedesaopaulo.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Avenida Higienopolis 890, 01238-000 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (011)3826-0133
  • Fax: 3666-6425

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of São Paulo
6 December 1745ErectedDiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro Diocese of São Paulo (erected)
27 April 1892Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Curitiba (erected)
8 September 1907Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Campanha (erected)
7 June 1908Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Botucatu (erected)
7 June 1908Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Campinas (erected)
7 June 1908Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Ribeirão Preto (erected)
7 June 1908Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of São Carlos do Pinhal (erected)
7 June 1908Territory LostDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Taubaté (erected)
Archdiocese of São Paulo
7 June 1908ElevatedDiocese of São Paulo Archdiocese of São Paulo
4 July 1924Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Santos (erected)
4 July 1924Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of Sorocaba (erected)
24 July 1925Territory LostDiocese of Campinas
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Bragança Paulista (erected)
18 July 1954Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Santo André (erected)
19 April 1958Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Archdiocese of Aparecida (erected)
9 June 1962Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of Mogi das Cruzes (erected)
7 November 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Jundiaí (erected)
15 March 1989Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Campo Limpo (erected)
15 March 1989Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Osasco (erected)
15 March 1989Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Santo Amaro (erected)
15 March 1989Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of São Miguel Paulista (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of São Paulo
19664,950,0005,320,00093.0%16716729,6409573,215262ap1967
19705,600,0006,435,98987.0%3518621,2134,6161,0723,775311ap1971
19766,200,0007,198,60886.1%5301,7012,2312,77912,2963,405353ap1977
19808,430,0009,684,00087.1%3526651,0178,28911,0463,070364ap1981
19907,110,0007,900,00090.0%3354377729,20918032,316241ap1991
19996,669,7208,892,96075.0%3505539037,38611,3262,347268ap2000
20006,674,8428,899,79075.0%3535188717,66311,2432,203268ap2001
20016,679,0008,906,62575.0%3875108977,44511,1832,140268ap2002
20026,767,0009,023,00075.0%3455028477,98911,1262,132275ap2003
20036,713,1008,950,80075.0%3637451,1086,05831,1382,102277ap2004
20045,935,8077,075,54783.9%3515619126,50831,2071,880280ap2005
20105,484,0007,511,00073.0%3345248586,391501,0421,693296ap2011

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


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