Diocese of Xingu-Altamira

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DIOCESE OF XINGU-ALTAMIRA (Dioecesis Xinguensis-Altamirensis)

Country : Brazil
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 2019 from parts of the Diocese of Marabá and the Territorial Prelature of Xingu

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Xingu-Altamira
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Origin/meaning

The quartered shield shows in the first quarter the symbol of St. Mary, in the second a chestnut tree as a symbol for the resistance for the people of the Amazon. The third quarter shows a head dress, symbolising the significant presence of indigenous peoples in the territory of the Diocese. The fourth quarter symbolises the Xingu river.

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