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Diocese of

Cruzeiro do Sul

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 126,633 km²

Population: 209,940 Catholics (63.3% of 331,420 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Velho

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Ramón (↙), Pucallpa (←), Alto Solimões (↗), Tefé (↗), Lábrea (→), Rio Branco (↘), Puerto Maldonado (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 12 parishes, 115 missions, 25 priests (16 diocesan, 9 religious), 129 lay religious (14 brothers, 115 sisters), 13 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (12)

San Ramón (↙), Pucallpa (←), Alto Solimões (↗), Tefé (↗), Lábrea (→), Rio Branco (↘), Puerto Maldonado (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.09.19 – ...):Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (64)Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cruzeiro do Sul (Roman Rite)

Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (64)Bishop Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B. (64)Permalink
(2018.09.19 – ...)

Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil)

Que todos se sintam amados por Deus

Born:1954.06.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.12.08

Bishop of Abaetetuba (Brazil) (1997.10.08 – 2012.09.19)

Bishop of Santarém (Brazil) (2012.09.19 – 2018.09.19)

Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (2018.09.19 – ...)

Bishop Mosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp. (76)Bishop Mosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp. (76)Permalink
(2001.01.03 – 2018.09.19)

Bishop emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil)

Born:1942.09.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.02

Coadjutor Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 2001.01.03)

Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (2001.01.03 – 2018.09.19)

Bishop Luís Herbst, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1988.12.07 – 2001.01.03)

Veritas liberabit vos

Born:1925.11.23 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1979.11.11
Died:2017.12.31 († 92)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1979.08.07 – 1987.06.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (1987.06.25 – 1988.12.07)

Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (1988.12.07 – 2001.01.03)

Bishop Heinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1987.06.25 – 1988.12.07)

Born:1913.01.04 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1939.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:1966.10.02
Died:2006.10.23 († 93)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1966.06.21 – 1967.02.07)

Titular Bishop of Leptiminus (1966.06.21 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1967.02.07 – 1987.06.25)

Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil) (1987.06.25 – 1988.12.07)

Prelates of Juruá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Heinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1967.02.07 – 1987.06.25)

(see above)

Bishop José Hascher, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1947.03.22 – 1967.02.25)

Born:1890.12.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1920.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1947.06.05
Died:1973.05.08 († 82)

Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1947.03.22 – 1967.02.25)

Titular Bishop of Æliæ (1947.03.22 – 1973.05.08)

Fr. Henrique KleinPermalink
(1942 – 1947)

Died:1947

Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1942 – 1947)

Bishop Heinrich Ritter, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1935.09.06 – 1942.07.19)

Born:1879.05.06 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1904.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1935.10.24
Died:1942.07.19 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Rhosus (1935.09.06 – 1942.07.19)

Bishop-Prelate of Juruá (Brazil) (1935.09.06 – 1942.07.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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