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Diocese of

Castanhal

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,338 km²

Population: 630,000 Catholics (80.5% of 783,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Belém do Pará

Neighbouring Dioceses: Abaetetuba (↙), Belém do Pará (←), Bragança do Pará (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: February 27 (2011)

Statistics: 32 parishes, 43 priests (32 diocesan, 11 religious), 56 deacons, 111 lay religious (13 brothers, 98 sisters), 16 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Abaetetuba (↙), Belém do Pará (←), Bragança do Pará (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.12.29 – ...):Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (65)Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Castanhal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (65)Bishop Carlos Verzeletti (65)Permalink
(2004.12.29 – ...)

Bishop of Castanhal (Brazil)

Que conheçam a Ti, ó Senhor

Born:1950.09.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.28

Titular Bishop of Tepelta (1996.05.15 – 2004.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1996.05.15 – 2004.12.29)

Bishop of Castanhal (Brazil) (2004.12.29 – ...)


as of 2016.04.24

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