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Diocese of

Crato

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 17,984 km²

Population: 846,064 Catholics (80.0% of 1,057,557 total) (2020)

Statistics: 57 parishes, 2 missions, 123 priests (99 diocesan, 24 religious), 42 deacons, 159 lay religious (24 brothers, 135 sisters), 46 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Picos (←), Iguatu (↑), Cajazeiras (→), Salgueiro (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Penha (September 1)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (63)

Picos (←), Iguatu (↑), Cajazeiras (→), Salgueiro (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.01.12 – ...):Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Crato (Roman Rite)

Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Permalink
(2022.01.12 – ...)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil)

Omnia possum in eo

Born:1965.07.31 (Açu, RN, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1996.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.17

Bishop of Salgueiro (Brazil) (2010.06.16 – 2022.01.12)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2022.01.12 – ...)

Archbishop Gilberto Pastana de Oliveira (66)Bishop Gilberto Pastana de Oliveira (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2016.12.28 – 2021.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil)

Venha o teu reino

Born:1956.07.29 (Boim, PA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.28

Bishop of Imperatriz (Brazil) (2005.08.03 – 2016.05.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2016.05.18 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2016.12.28 – 2021.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (2021.06.02 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (76)Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (76)Permalink
(2001.05.02 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop emeritus of Crato (Brazil)

Sursum Corda

Born:1946.01.01 (Tricase, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1993.08.14

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (1993.06.02 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2001.05.02 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop Newton Holanda GurgelPermalink
(1993.11.24 – 2001.05.02)

Certa bonum certamen

Born:1923.11.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27
Died:2017.04.06 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Gummi in Byzacena (1979.04.10 – 1993.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1979.04.10 – 1993.11.24)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1993.11.24 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop Vicente de Paulo Araújo MatosPermalink
(1961.01.28 – 1992.06.01)

Vincenti dabo manna

Born:1918.06.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.11
Died:1998.12.06 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Antiochia ad Mæandrum (1955.04.21 – 1961.01.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1955.04.21 – 1961.01.28)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1961.01.28 – 1992.06.01)

Bishop Francisco de Assis Pires (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1931.08.11 – 1959.07.11)

Non veni ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1880.10.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1903.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:1931.12.06
Died:1960.02.10 († 79)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1931.08.11 – 1959.07.11)

Titular Archbishop of Antiochia in Pisidia (1959.07.11 – 1960.02.10)

Bishop Quintino Rodrigo de Oliveira e SilvaPermalink
(1915.03.10 – 1929.12.29)

Patientia et doctrina

Born:1863.10.31 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1886.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1915.10.31
Died:1929.12.29 († 66)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1915.03.10 – 1929.12.29)

Former Prelates


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