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Diocese of

Carolina

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,252 km²

Population: 158,100 Catholics (89.9% of 175,800 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Luís do Maranhão

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tocantinópolis (↑), Imperatriz (↑), Grajaú (↗), Balsas (→), Miracema do Tocantins (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 11 parishes, 1 mission, 12 priests (diocesan), 2 lay religious (2 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.09.19 – ...):Bishop Francisco Lima Soares (53)Bishop-elect Francisco Lima Soares (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Carolina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Lima Soares (53)Bishop-elect Francisco Lima Soares (53)Permalink
(2018.09.19 – ...)

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil)

Born:1964.11.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1990.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2018.11.21

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (2018.09.19 – ...)

Bishop José Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap. (62)Bishop José Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap. (62)Permalink
(2003.10.15 – 2017.07.05)

Bishop emeritus of Carolina (Brazil)

Amar e servir

Born:1956.07.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:2003.04.26

Coadjutor Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (2003.01.15 – 2003.10.15)

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (2003.10.15 – 2017.07.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Tocantinópolis (Brazil) (2008.01 – 2009.03.04)

Bishop Marcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1991.03.13 – 2003.10.15)

Caridade e bondade

Born:1932.01.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1991.04.21
Died:2006.04.18 († 74)

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (1991.03.13 – 2003.10.15)

Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Bishop Evangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Permalink
(1981.09.03 – 1990.09.12)

Bishop emeritus of Alto Solimões (Brazil)

Habes me Socium

Born:1940.02.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.25

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (1981.09.03 – 1990.09.12)

Bishop of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1990.09.12 – 2015.05.20)

Bishop Marcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1979.10.16 – 1980.01.22)

Amar e servir

Born:1920.06.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.24
Died:1980.01.22 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Lydda (1971.08.06 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Carolina (Brazil) (1971.08.06 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Carolina (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1980.01.22)

Prelates of Carolina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1971.08.06 – 1979.10.16)

(see above)

Bishop Cesário Alexandre Minali, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1958.04.09 – 1969.06.13)

Born:1897.11.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1928.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.05
Died:1969.06.13 († 71)

Bishop-Prelate of Alto Solimões (Brazil) (1955.03.01 – 1958.04.09)

Titular Bishop of Achyraus (1955.03.01 – 1969.06.13)

Bishop-Prelate of Carolina (Brazil) (1958.04.09 – 1969.06.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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