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Diocese of

Caruaru

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,852 km²

Population: 785,743 Catholics (84.6% of 928,427 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Olinda e Recife

Neighbouring Dioceses: Garanhuns (↙), Pesqueira (←), Campina Grande (↑), Nazaré (↗), Olinda e Recife (→), Palmares (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora das Dores

Statistics: 38 parishes, 9 missions, 69 priests (61 diocesan, 8 religious), 11 deacons, 89 lay religious (28 brothers, 61 sisters), 27 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.11.06 – ...):Bishop Bernardino Marchió (75)Bishop Bernardino Marchió (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caruaru (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernardino Marchió (75)Bishop Bernardino Marchió (75)Permalink
(2002.11.06 – ...)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil)

Alegres na Esperança

Born:1943.09.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.29

Coadjutor Bishop of Pesqueira (Brazil) (1991.03.27 – 1993.05.26)

Bishop of Pesqueira (Brazil) (1993.05.26 – 2002.11.06)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil) (2002.11.06 – ...)

Bishop Antônio Soares CostaPermalink
(1993.10.27 – 2002.06.07)

Servir

Born:1930.06.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.06
Died:2002.06.07 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Sinnada in Mauretania (1971.11.25 – 1993.10.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Natal (Brazil) (1971.11.25 – 1993.10.27)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil) (1993.10.27 – 2002.06.07)

Bishop Augusto CarvalhoPermalink
(1959.08.08 – 1993.10.27)

Ut unum sint

Born:1917.05.26 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1959.10.25
Died:1997.08.08 († 80)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil) (1959.08.08 – 1993.10.27)

Bishop Paulo Hipólito de Souza LibórioPermalink
(1949.03.15 – 1959.06.20)

Born:1913.10.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1939.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.05
Died:1981.03.31 († 67)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil) (1949.03.15 – 1959.06.20)

Bishop of Parnaíba (Brazil) (1959.06.20 – 1980.04.23)


as of 2018.11.07

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