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Diocese of

Brejo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,218 km²

Population: 481,665 Catholics (94.0% of 512,250 total) (2017)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 4 missions, 34 priests (21 diocesan, 13 religious), 36 lay religious (14 brothers, 22 sisters), 9 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Luís do Maranhão

Neighbouring Dioceses: Coroatá (←), São Luís do Maranhão (↖), Parnaíba (↗), Campo Maior (↘), Teresina (↓), Caxias do Maranhão (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.05.05 – ...):Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58)Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Brejo (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58)Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (58)Permalink
(2010.05.05 – ...)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil)

Bonus pastor animam suam dat pro ovibus

Born:1961.09.12 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1994.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:2010.08.21

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (2010.05.05 – ...)

Bishop Valter Carrijo, S.D.S. (85)Bishop Valter Carrijo, S.D.S. (85)Permalink
(1991.09.25 – 2010.05.05)

Bishop emeritus of Brejo (Brazil)

Ut Vitam Habeant

Born:1934.01.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1989.04.15

Coadjutor Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1989.01.18 – 1991.09.25)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1991.09.25 – 2010.05.05)

Bishop Afonso de Oliveira Lima, S.D.S.Permalink
(1971.11.29 – 1991.09.25)

Duc in altum

Born:1916.08.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1940.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1972.04.09
Died:1994.08.31 († 78)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1971.11.29 – 1991.09.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.12

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