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Diocese of

Caicó

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,221 km²

Population: 297,000 Catholics (95.7% of 310,200 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Natal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cajazeiras (↙), Mossoró (↑), Natal (↗), Campina Grande (↘), Patos (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 25 parishes, 132 missions, 42 priests (41 diocesan, 1 religious), 39 deacons, 78 lay religious (1 brother, 77 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.02.12 – ...):Bishop Antônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C. (55)Bishop Antônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C. (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caicó (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C. (55)Bishop Antônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C. (55)Permalink
(2014.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil)

Olharão para aquele que transpassaran

Born:1961.11.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.10

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (2014.02.12 – ...)

Archbishop Manoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap. (63)Bishop Manoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap. (63) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.07.05 – 2012.08.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil)

Ide aos meus irmãos

Born:1954.07.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.24

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (2006.07.05 – 2012.08.08)

Bishop of Campina Grande (Brazil) (2012.08.08 – 2017.03.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil) (2017.03.08 – ...)

Archbishop Jaime Vieira Rocha (70)Bishop Jaime Vieira Rocha (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.11.29 – 2005.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1947.03.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1975.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1995.11.29 – 2005.02.16)

Bishop of Campina Grande (Brazil) (2005.02.16 – 2011.12.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil) (2011.12.21 – ...)

Archbishop Heitor de Araújo Sales (91)Bishop Heitor de Araújo Sales (91) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978.05.05 – 1993.10.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Natal (Brazil)

Unitate Pace Gaudio

Born:1926.07.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1978.07.16

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1978.05.05 – 1993.10.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil) (1993.10.27 – 2003.11.26)

Bishop Manuel Tavares de AraújoPermalink
(1959.01.08 – 1978.03.29)

In omnibus Christus

Born:1912.07.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1936.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1959.04.05
Died:2006.02.17 († 93)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1959.01.08 – 1978.03.29)

Bishop José Adelino DantasPermalink
(1952.06.10 – 1958.05.03)

In finem dilexit

Born:1910.03.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.14
Died:1983.03.24 († 73)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1952.06.10 – 1958.05.03)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1958.05.03 – 1967.02.20)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop José de Medeiros Delgado (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1941.03.15 – 1951.09.04)

Ita pater

Born:1905.07.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1929.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1941.06.29
Died:1988.03.09 († 82)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1941.03.15 – 1951.09.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1951.09.04 – 1963.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1963.05.10 – 1973.03.26)


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