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Queen of Apostles Comitium raised to Regia Status in Osasco, Brazil - January 2017
February 2017


A proposal was put forward to elevate the Comitium, ‘Queen of Apostles’ to Regia status to govern the Legion in the Diocese of Osasco, which has at present six Comitia, 21 Curiae and 64 praesidia, and be affiliated to the Senatus of Sao Paulo. The Bishop of Osasco, Dom Frei Bosco Barbosa de Souza, OFM has given his approval. The Comitium has three Curiae, and 15 praesidia, including two junior praesidia directly affiliated to the Diocese of Osasco, which is part of Greater Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Diocese is composed of 85 parishes, 594 Communities and 6 Pastoral areas.
The submission was proposed and seconded and the Concilium body gave its agreement.


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