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Diocese of

Barreiras

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 76,054 km²

Population: 366,990 Catholics (90.1% of 407,505 total) (2017)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 216 missions, 27 priests (24 diocesan, 3 religious), 21 deacons, 34 lay religious (3 brothers, 31 sisters), 8 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Formosa (↙), Porto Nacional (←), Palmas (↖), Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (↑), Barra (↗), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: São João Batista (June 24)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Formosa (↙), Porto Nacional (←), Palmas (↖), Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (↑), Barra (↗), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barreiras (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (60)Bishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (60) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2010.12.15 – 2019.10.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil)

Prædica Verbum

Born:1959.01.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:2005.03.10

Titular Bishop of Gummi in Byzacena (2005.01.12 – 2010.12.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (2005.01.12 – 2010.12.15)

Bishop of Barreiras (Brazil) (2010.12.15 – 2019.10.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2014.05.20 – 2015.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (2019.10.09 – ...)

Bishop Ricardo José Weberberger, O.S.B.Permalink
(1979.05.21 – 2010.08.17)

Redemptor Hominis Jesus Christus

Born:1939.09.05 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1964.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1979.07.11
Died:2010.08.17 († 70)

Bishop of Barreiras (Brazil) (1979.05.21 – 2010.08.17)


as of 2019.10.10

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