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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Aparecida

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Caraguatatuba, Lorena, São José dos Campos, Taubaté

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taubaté (↙), Pouso Alegre (↖), Lorena (→)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Taubaté (↙), Pouso Alegre (↖), Lorena (→)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2004.01.28 – ...):Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis (77)Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis (77)

Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata al Tiburtino

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Auxiliary Bishop (2012.11.14 – ...):Bishop Darci José Nicioli, C.SS.R. (55)Bishop Darci José Nicioli, C.SS.R. (55)

Titular Bishop of Ficus

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Aparecida (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis (77)Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis (77)
(2004.01.28 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata al Tiburtino
Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil)
President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

In gaudium Domini

Born:1937.02.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1986.09.15
Created Cardinal:2010.11.20

Titular Bishop of Nova Petra (1986.06.18 – 2004.01.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1986.06.18 – 2004.01.28)

Secretary General of Latin American Episcopal Council (1991 – 1995)

Secretary General of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1995 – 2003)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (2004.01.28 – ...)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2007.07.12 – 2011.05.19)

Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata al Tiburtino (2010.11.20 [2011.04.03] – ...)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2011.05.10 – ...)

Cardinal Aloísio Lorscheider, O.F.M.
(1995.07.12 – 2004.01.28)

In cruce salus et vita

Born:1924.10.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.20
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:2007.12.23 († 83)

Bishop of Santo Ângelo (Brazil) (1962.02.03 – 1973.03.26)

Secretary General of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1968 – 1971)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1971 – 1979)

Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1972 – 1975)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1973.03.26 – 1995.07.12)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1975 – 1979)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Montorio (1976.05.24 – 2007.12.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (1995.07.12 – 2004.01.28)

Archbishop Geraldo María de Morais Penido
(1982.09.18 – 1995.07.12)

Born:1918.09.06 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.11
Died:2002.11.15 († 84)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (1956.03.10 – 1957.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Avissa (1956.03.10 – 1958.06.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Juiz de Fora (Brazil) (1957.11.30 – 1958.06.09)

Bishop of Juiz de Fora (Brazil) (1958.06.09 – 1962.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Juiz de Fora (Brazil) (1962.04.14 – 1977.12.01)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (1977.12.01 – 1982.09.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (1982.09.18 – 1995.07.12)

Cardinal Carlos Carmelo de Vasconcelos Motta
(1964.04.18 – 1982.09.18)

In sinu Jesu

Born:1890.07.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1918.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1932.10.30
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1982.09.18 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Algiza (1932.07.29 – 1935.12.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Diamantina (Brazil) (1932.07.29 – 1935.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1935.12.19 – 1944.08.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1944.08.13 – 1964.04.18)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1946.02.22 – 1982.09.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Aparecida (Brazil) (1958.04.19 – 1964.04.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (1964.04.18 – 1982.09.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Lorena (Brazil) (1970 – 1971.11.03)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1977.08.02 – 1982.09.18)

Cardinal Carlos Carmelo de Vasconcelos Motta
(Apostolic Administrator 1958.04.19 – 1964.04.18)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.09

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