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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Brasília

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Formosa, Luziânia, Uruaçu

Neighbouring Dioceses: Formosa (↗), Paracatu (↘), Luziânia (↓)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 31 (1970)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.06.15 – ...):Archbishop Sérgio da Rocha (55)Archbishop Sérgio da Rocha (55)
Auxiliary Bishop (2011.09.21 – ...):Bishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (64)Bishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (64)

Titular Bishop of Thisiduo

Secretary General of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of São Félix (Brazil)

Auxiliary Bishop (2013.02.06 – ...):Bishop Valdir Mamede (53)Bishop Valdir Mamede (53)

Titular Bishop of Naissus

Auxiliary Bishop (2013.05.08 – ...):Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (54)Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (54)

Titular Bishop of Enera

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.02.19 – ...):Bishop Marcony Vinícius Ferreira (50)Bishop Marcony Vinícius Ferreira (50)

Titular Bishop of Vertara

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Brasília (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Sérgio da Rocha (55)Archbishop Sérgio da Rocha (55)
(2011.06.15 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil)

Omnia in Caritate

Born:1959.10.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.11

Titular Bishop of Alba (2001.06.13 – 2007.01.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (2001.06.13 – 2007.01.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Teresina (Brazil) (2007.01.31 – 2008.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Teresina (Brazil) (2008.09.03 – 2011.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2011.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Waldemar Passini Dalbello (48)Bishop Waldemar Passini Dalbello (48)
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.02.17 – 2011.06.15)

Twitter FeedCardinal João Bráz de Aviz (67)Archbishop João Bráz de Aviz (67) (later Cardinal)
(2004.01.28 – 2011.01.04)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina
Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)

Todos sejam um

Born:1947.04.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:1994.05.31
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Titular Bishop of Flenucleta (1994.04.06 – 1998.08.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória (Brazil) (1994.04.06 – 1998.08.12)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1998.08.12 – 2002.07.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil) (2002.07.17 – 2004.01.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2004.01.28 – 2011.01.04)

Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life (2011.01.04 – ...)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina (2012.02.18 [2012.05.20] – ...)

Cardinal José Freire Falcão (89)Cardinal José Freire Falcão (89)
(1984.02.15 – 2004.01.28)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Luca a Via Prenestina
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)

Servir em humildade

Born:1925.10.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.17
Created Cardinal:1988.06.28

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (1967.04.24 – 1967.08.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte (Brazil) (1967.04.24 – 1967.08.19)

Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte (Brazil) (1967.08.19 – 1971.11.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Teresina (Brazil) (1971.11.25 – 1984.02.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1984.02.15 – 2004.01.28)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1987 – 1991)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Luca a Via Prenestina (1988.06.28 – ...)

Archbishop José Newton de Almeida Baptista
(1966.10.11 – 1984.02.15)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1904.10.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1928.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1944.09.03
Died:2001.11.11 († 97)

Bishop of Uruguaiana (Brazil) (1944.06.10 – 1954.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Diamantina (Brazil) (1954.01.05 – 1960.03.12)

Archbishop-Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1960.03.12 – 1966.10.11)

Archbishop Military Vicar of Brazil (Brazil) (1963.11.09 – 1986.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1966.10.11 – 1984.02.15)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of Brazil (Brazil) (1986.07.21 – 1990.10.31)

Bishops of Brasília (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Newton de Almeida Baptista
(1960.03.12 – 1966.10.11)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.11.26

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