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Diocese of

Caxias do Sul

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,892 km²

Population: 847,000 Catholics (90.1% of 940,234 total) (2017)

Statistics: 74 parishes, 974 missions, 183 priests (105 diocesan, 78 religious), 452 lay religious (128 brothers, 324 sisters), 13 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Alegre

Neighbouring Dioceses: Montenegro (↙), Passo Fundo (↖), Vacaria (↑), Criciúma (→), Osório (↘), Novo Hamburgo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora de Caravaggio (May 26)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Montenegro (↙), Passo Fundo (↖), Vacaria (↑), Criciúma (→), Osório (↘), Novo Hamburgo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.26 – ...):Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (63)Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caxias do Sul (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (63)Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (63)Permalink
(2019.06.26 – ...)

Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil)

In caritate diligere et servire

Born:1957.02.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.03

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (2012.06.06 – 2019.06.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Chapecó (Brazil) (2014.06.01 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (2019.06.26 – ...)

Bishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S. (76)Bishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S. (76)Permalink
(2011.07.06 – 2019.06.26)

Bishop emeritus of Caxias do Sul (Brazil)

Na Igreja ninguém é estrangeiro

Born:1943.08.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.17

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior (2006.01.18 – 2010.06.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (2006.01.18 – 2010.06.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (2010.06.16 – 2011.07.06)

Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (2011.07.06 – 2019.06.26)

Bishop Nei Paulo Moretto (84)Bishop Nei Paulo Moretto (84)Permalink
(1983.05.26 – 2011.07.06)

Bishop emeritus of Caxias do Sul (Brazil)

Tudo é Graça

Born:1936.05.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1973.01.28

Bishop of Cruz Alta (Brazil) (1972.11.16 – 1976.01.21)

Titular Bishop of Thubursicum (1976.01.21 – 1983.05.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (1976.01.21 – 1983.05.26)

Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (1983.05.26 – 2011.07.06)

Bishop Benedito ZorziPermalink
(1966.10.19 – 1983.05.26)

Ut benedictionem possideatis

Born:1908.05.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1933.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1946.11.30
Died:1988.12.02 († 80)

Bishop of Ilhéus (Brazil) (1946.08.03 – 1952.06.24)

Bishop of Caxias (Brazil) (1952.06.24 – 1966.10.19)

Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) (1966.10.19 – 1983.05.26)

Bishops of Caxias (Roman Rite)

Bishop Benedito ZorziPermalink
(1952.06.24 – 1966.10.19)

(see above)

Bishop José BaréaPermalink
(1935.09.23 – 1951.11.19)

A nossa vitória é a fé

Born:1893.01.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1918.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1936.01.19
Died:1951.11.19 († 58)

Bishop of Caxias (Brazil) (1935.09.23 – 1951.11.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.06.16

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