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Diocese of

Santarém

Portugal Portugal

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,202 km²

Population: 251,200 Catholics (82.7% of 303,800 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lisboa

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lisboa (↙), Leiria–Fátima (↑), Coimbra (↗), Portalegre–Castelo Branco (→), Évora (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição da Virgem Santa Maria (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 16

Statistics: 112 parishes, 253 missions, 67 priests (54 diocesan, 13 religious), 20 deacons, 151 lay religious (18 brothers, 133 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Lisboa (↙), Leiria–Fátima (↑), Coimbra (↗), Portalegre–Castelo Branco (→), Évora (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.10.07 – ...):Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (63)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santarém (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (63)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (63)Permalink
(2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal)

Alegrai-vos sempre no senhor

Born:1954.01.21 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.01

Titular Bishop of Lugura (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (76)Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (76)Permalink
(1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop emeritus of Santarém (Portugal)

O Senhor enviou-me a anuntiar a boa nova

Born:1941.10.07 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.13

Titular Bishop of Lemellefa (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop António Francisco Marques, O.F.M.Permalink
(1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)

Born:1927.06.15 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.10.04
Died:1997.08.28 († 70)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)


as of 2017.12.14

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