Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

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ARCHDIOCESE OF SÃO SEBASTIÃO DO RIO DE JANEIRO (Archidioecesis Sancti Sebastiani Fluminis Ianuarii)

Country : Brazil
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1575 as Territorial Prelature of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
Elevated to Diocese in 1676
Elevated to Archdiocese in 1892

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
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The arrows symbolises Saint Sebastian.

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