History of the Portuguese Dioceses

Project Details


This project has two major objectives. First, it aims at promoting and monitoring projects focussed on the history of dioceses. Second, the project has the goal of carrying out studies and initiatives - such as colloquia, congresses, public lectures, seminars, celebrations of significant dates, etc. -, dedicated to diocesan institutions, the most relevant figures in diocesan life, and the pastoral and cultural movements developed within a specific diocese. In collaboration with other CEHR research areas, the present project also aims at contributing to the raise of resources to organize and improve the quality of archives and libraries belonging to ecclesiastical institutions. In the initial period, priority will be given to the work on the following dioceses: - Porto; - Vila Real; - Angra do Heroísmo.
Effective start/end date1/03/19 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


  • History of the Portuguese Dioceses
  • History of Portugal
  • Religious history
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Community life


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