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Diocese of

Bragança Paulista

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bragança Paulista / Brigantien(sis) in Brasilia (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Campinas

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Campinas (←), Amparo (↖), Pouso Alegre (↗), Guarulhos (↓), São Paulo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.09.16 – ...):Bishop Sérgio Aparecido Colombo (68)Bishop Sérgio Aparecido Colombo (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bragança Paulista (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sérgio Aparecido Colombo (68)Bishop Sérgio Aparecido Colombo (68)
(2009.09.16 – ...)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil)

Sicut qui ministrat

Born:1954.08.29 (Cajobi, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.06

Titular Bishop of Pudentiana (2001.10.10 – 2003.12.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (2001.10.10 – 2003.12.03)

Bishop of Paranavaí (Brazil) (2003.12.03 – 2009.09.16)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (2009.09.16 – ...)

Bishop José María Pinheiro (84)Bishop José María Pinheiro (84)
(2005.03.09 – 2009.09.16)

Bishop emeritus of Bragança Paulista (Brazil)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1938.07.31 (Nazaré Paulista, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.19

Auxiliary Bishop of Guajará-Mirim (Brazil) (1997.02.12 – 2003.08.06)

Titular Bishop of Cabarsussi (1997.02.12 – 2005.03.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2003.08.06 – 2005.03.09)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (2005.03.09 – 2009.09.16)

Bishop Bruno Gamberini (later Archbishop)
(1995.05.17 – 2004.06.02)

Nomen Domini Benedictum

Born:1950.07.16 (Matão, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:1995.07.16
Died:2011.08.28 († 61)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (1995.05.17 – 2004.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Campinas (Brazil) (2004.06.02 – 2011.08.28)

Bishop Antônio Pedro Misiara
(1976.10.27 – 1995.05.17)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1917.12.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1976.12.10
Died:2004.05.11 († 86)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (1976.10.27 – 1995.05.17)

Bishop José Lafayette Ferreira Álvares
(1971.02.01 – 1976.10.27)

Fidelis servus et prudens

Born:1903.11.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.09.08
Died:1997.03.07 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Carcabia (1965.07.26 – 1971.02.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1965.07.26 – 1971.02.01)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (1971.02.01 – 1976.10.27)

Bishop José Maurício da Rocha
(1927.02.04 – 1969.11.24)

Omnia et in omnibus Christus

Born:1885.06.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1919.07.20
Died:1969.11.24 († 84)

Bishop of Corumbá (Brazil) (1919.03.10 – 1927.02.04)

Bishop of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (1927.02.04 – 1969.11.24)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 4,493 km²

Population: 893,800 Catholics (77.4% of 1,155,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 63 parishes, 506 missions, 175 priests (90 diocesan, 85 religious), 391 lay religious (206 brothers, 185 sisters), 17 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição (December 8)

History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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