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Diocese of

Anápolis

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,179 km²

Population: 423,726 Catholics (70.5% of 601,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Goiânia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Goiânia (↙), Goiás (←), Uruaçu (↑), Luziânia (→), Ipameri (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 51 parishes, 118 priests (77 diocesan, 41 religious), 22 deacons, 264 lay religious (96 brothers, 168 sisters), 40 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (56)

Goiânia (↙), Goiás (←), Uruaçu (↑), Luziânia (→), Ipameri (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.06.09 – ...):Bishop João Wilk, O.F.M. Conv. (67)Bishop João Wilk (Jan Kazimierz), O.F.M. Conv. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Anápolis (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Wilk, O.F.M. Conv. (67)Bishop João Wilk (Jan Kazimierz), O.F.M. Conv. (67)Permalink
(2004.06.09 – ...)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil)

Ut amor ametur

Born:1951.09.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.04

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (1998.01.28 – 2004.06.09)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (2004.06.09 – ...)

Bishop Manuel Pestana FilhoPermalink
(1978.11.30 – 2004.06.09)

In te projectus

Born:1928.04.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1952.10.05
Consecrated Bishop:1979.02.18
Died:2011.01.08 († 82)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (1978.11.30 – 2004.06.09)

Bishop Epaminondas José de AraújoPermalink
(1966.10.27 – 1978.06.05)

In verbo tuo

Born:1922.03.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1945.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1960.03.27
Died:2010.06.09 († 88)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (1966.10.27 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1978.06.05 – 1984.11.28)


as of 2018.11.07

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