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Diocese of

Alto Solimões

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cruzeiro do Sul (↙), Requena (←), San José de Amazonas (←), Leticia (←), Tefé (→)

History

  • 1910.05.23: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Alto Solimões / Solimões Superioris (Latin) (from Diocese of Amazonas)
  • 1950.08.11: Promoted as Territorial Prelature of Alto Solimões / Solimões Superioris (Latin)
  • 1991.08.14: Promoted as Diocese of Alto Solimões / Solimões Superioris (Latin)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.09.12 – ...):Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alto Solimões (Roman Rite)

Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
(1990.09.12 – ...)

Bishop of Alto Solimões (Brazil)

Habes me Socium

Born:1940.02.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.25

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (1981.09.03 – 1990.09.12)

Bishop of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1990.09.12 – ...)

Prelates of Alto Solimões (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adalberto Domingos Marzi, O.F.M. Cap.
(1961.02.04 – 1990.09.12)

Born:1922.04.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1947.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1961.07.09
Died:2001.09.15 († 79)

Apostolic Administrator of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1959.04.08 – 1961.02.04)

Titular Bishop of Sæsina (1961.02.04 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1961.02.04 – 1990.09.12)

Fr. Adalberto Domingos Marzi, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1959.04.08 – 1961.02.04)

Bishop Cesário Alexandre Minali, O.F.M. Cap.
(1955.03.01 – 1958.04.09)

Born:1897.11.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1928.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.05
Died:1969.06.13 († 71)

Bishop-Prelate of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1955.03.01 – 1958.04.09)

Titular Bishop of Achyraus (1955.03.01 – 1969.06.13)

Bishop-Prelate of Carolina (Brazil) (1958.04.09 – 1969.06.13)

Fr. Wesceslau Nazareno Ponte de Spoleto, O.F.M. Cap.
(1952 – 1952)

Died:1952

Apostolic Administrator of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1950.09.04 – 1952)

Bishop-Prelate of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1952 – 1952)

Prefects Apostolic of Alto Solimões (Roman Rite)

Fr. Wesceslau Nazareno Ponte de Spoleto, O.F.M. Cap.
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.09.04 – 1952)

Fr. Venceslao da Spoleto, O.F.M. Cap.
(1946.11.08 – 1950)

Died:1950

Prefect Apostolic of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1946.11.08 – 1950)

Fr. Tomaz M. de Marcellano
(1938 – 1945)

Died:1945

Prefect Apostolic of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1938 – 1945)

Fr. Evangelista Galea, O.F.M. Cap.
(1910.09.06 – 1938)

Born:1882.05.05
Ordained Priest:1905.12.23
Died:1938 († 56)

Prefect Apostolic of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1910.09.06 – 1938)


as of 2014.04.02

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