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Diocese of

Barra

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 44,987 km²

Population: 260,230 Catholics (90.1% of 288,900 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Barreiras (↙), Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (↖), Juazeiro (↗), Irecê (→), Livramento de Nossa Senhora (↘), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 12 parishes, 15 priests (12 diocesan, 3 religious), 1 deacon, 31 lay religious (7 brothers, 24 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.04.16 – ...):Bishop Luíz Flávio Cappio, O.F.M. (72)Bishop Luíz Flávio Cappio, O.F.M. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barra (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luíz Flávio Cappio, O.F.M. (72)Bishop Luíz Flávio Cappio, O.F.M. (72)Permalink
(1997.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil)

Que todos tenham vida

Born:1946.10.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1997.07.06

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1997.04.16 – ...)

Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Bishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1983.12.29 – 1995.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Feira de Santana (Brazil)

Somos todos irmãos

Born:1940.08.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.08

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1983.12.29 – 1995.02.22)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1995.02.22 – 2002.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2002.01.16 – 2015.11.18)

Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap. (88)Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap. (88)Permalink
(1976.04.01 – 1983.05.30)

Bishop emeritus of Vacaria (Brazil)

Cor ad cor loquitur

Born:1930.06.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.25

Bishop of Caçador (Brazil) (1969.03.12 – 1976.04.01)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1976.04.01 – 1983.05.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1983.05.30 – 1986.02.05)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1986.02.05 – 2003.11.12)

Bishop Tiago Gerardo Cloin, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1966.12.09 – 1975.10.24)

In caritate non ficta

Born:1908.04.12 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1933.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:1967.01.28
Died:1975.10.24 († 67)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1966.12.09 – 1975.10.24)

Bishop João Batista Muniz, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1942.08.24 – 1966.12.09)

Born:1900.01.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1926.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1942.11.15
Died:1977.12.10 († 77)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1942.08.24 – 1966.12.09)

Titular Bishop of Velefi (1966.12.09 – 1971.03.16)

Bishop Rodolfo das Mercés de Oliveira PenaPermalink
(1935.06.08 – 1942.01.03)

Born:1890.09.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1914.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:1935.09.08
Died:1975.01.24 († 84)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1935.06.08 – 1942.01.03)

Bishop of Valença (Brazil) (1942.01.03 – 1960.12.09)

Titular Bishop of Apollonis (1962.02.10 – 1970.12.14)

Bishop Adalberto Accioli Sobral (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1927.04.22 – 1934.01.13)

In verbo tuo

Born:1887.08.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1911.11.12
Consecrated Bishop:1927.09.04
Died:1951.05.24 († 63)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1927.04.22 – 1934.01.13)

Bishop of Pesqueira (Brazil) (1934.01.13 – 1947.01.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1947.01.18 – 1951.05.24)

Bishop Augusto Álvaro da Silva (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1915.06.25 – 1924.12.17)

Per crucem ad lucem

Born:1876.04.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1899.03.05
Consecrated Bishop:1911.10.22
Created Cardinal:1953.01.12
Died:1968.08.14 († 92)

Bishop of Floresta (Brazil) (1911.05.12 – 1915.06.25)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1915.06.25 – 1924.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1924.12.17 – 1968.08.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Angelo in Pescheria pro hac vice Title (1953.01.15 – 1968.08.14)


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