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Diocese of

Amparo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Amparo / Amparen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Campinas

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (36)

Campinas (↙), Limeira (←), São João da Boa Vista (↑), Pouso Alegre (↗), Bragança Paulista (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.01.06 – ...):Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Féchio (57)Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Féchio (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Amparo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Féchio (57)Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Féchio (57)
(2016.01.06 – ...)

Bishop of Amparo (Brazil)

Pela graça de Deus

Born:1965.12.04 (Matão, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1990.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.19

Titular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena (2011.01.19 – 2016.01.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (2011.01.19 – 2016.01.06)

Bishop of Amparo (Brazil) (2016.01.06 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Carlos Cipolini (70)Bishop Pedro Carlos Cipolini (70)
(2010.07.14 – 2015.05.27)

Bishop of Santo André (Brazil)

In nomine Jesu

Born:1952.05.04 (Caconde, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.12

Bishop of Amparo (Brazil) (2010.07.14 – 2015.05.27)

Bishop of Santo André (Brazil) (2015.05.27 – ...)

Bishop Francisco José Zugliani (88)Bishop Francisco José Zugliani (88)
(1997.12.23 – 2010.07.14)

Bishop emeritus of Amparo (Brazil)

Lux et vita

Born:1934.05.01 (Mineiros do Tietê, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.18

Bishop of Amparo (Brazil) (1997.12.23 – 2010.07.14)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 2,355 km²

Population: 320,880 Catholics (68.2% of 470,182 total) (2020)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 43 priests (39 diocesan, 4 religious), 11 deacons, 88 lay religious (6 brothers, 82 sisters), 13 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora do Amparo (September 8)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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