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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Curitiba

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 5,571 km²

Population: 1,702,490 Catholics (64.6% of 2,635,434 total) (2017)

Statistics: 142 parishes, 526 missions, 485 priests (104 diocesan, 381 religious), 93 deacons, 1,429 lay religious (551 brothers, 878 sisters), 25 seminarians (2017)

Suffragan Sees: Guarapuava, Paranaguá, Ponta Grossa, São José dos Pinhais, União da Vitória

Neighbouring Dioceses: União da Vitória (↙), Ponta Grossa (←), Paranaguá (→), São José dos Pinhais (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Luz (September 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 6 (1909)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

União da Vitória (↙), Ponta Grossa (←), Paranaguá (→), São José dos Pinhais (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.01.07 – ...):Archbishop José Antônio Peruzzo (59)Archbishop José Antônio Peruzzo (59)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.06.07 – ...):Bishop Francisco Cota de Oliveira (50)Bishop Francisco Cota de Oliveira (50)

Titular Bishop of Fiorentino

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.06.07 – ...):Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (56)Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (56)

Titular Bishop of Tusuros

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Curitiba (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Antônio Peruzzo (59)Archbishop José Antônio Peruzzo (59)Permalink
(2015.01.07 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil)

Fazei discípulos, Ensinai

Born:1960.04.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2005.11.23

Bishop of Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (Brazil) (2005.08.24 – 2015.01.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2015.01.07 – ...)

Archbishop Moacyr José Vitti, C.S.S.Permalink
(2004.05.19 – 2014.06.26)

Um só coração

Born:1940.11.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.03
Died:2014.06.26 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Sita (1987.11.12 – 2002.05.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1987.11.12 – 2002.05.15)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (2002.05.15 – 2004.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2004.05.19 – 2014.06.26)

Archbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti Fedalto (93)Archbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti Fedalto (93)Permalink
(1970.12.28 – 2004.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Curitiba (Brazil)

Veritatem in Caritate

Born:1926.08.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1966.08.28

Titular Bishop of Castellum Tatroportus (1966.05.30 – 1970.12.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1966.05.30 – 1970.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1970.12.28 – 2004.05.19)

Archbishop Manuel da Silveira d’ElbouxPermalink
(1950.08.19 – 1970.02.06)

Caritas Christi urget

Born:1904.02.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1931.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1940.03.31
Died:1970.02.06 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Barca (1940.01.10 – 1946.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1940.01.10 – 1946.02.22)

Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1946.02.22 – 1950.08.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1950.08.19 – 1951)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1950.08.19 – 1970.02.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Paranaguá (Brazil) (1962.07.21 – 1963.01.07)

Archbishop Ático Eusébio da RochaPermalink
(1935.12.16 – 1950.04.11)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1882.03.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1905.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1923.04.15
Died:1950.04.11 († 68)

Bishop of Santa Maria (Brazil) (1922.10.27 – 1928.12.17)

Bishop of Cafelândia (Brazil) (1928.12.17 – 1935.12.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1935.12.16 – 1950.04.11)

Archbishop João Francisco BragaPermalink
(1926.05.10 – 1935.06.22)

Amore et fortitudine

Born:1868.08.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1900.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1902.08.24
Died:1937.10.13 († 69)

Bishop of Niterói (Brazil) (1902.04.09 – 1907.10.27)

Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1907.10.27 – 1926.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1926.05.10 – 1935.06.22)

Titular Archbishop of Soteropolis (1935.06.22 – 1937.10.13)

Bishops of Curitiba (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Francisco Braga (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1907.10.27 – 1926.05.10)

(see above)

Bishop Leopoldo Duarte e Silva (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1904.05.10 – 1906.12.18)

Ipse firmitas et auctoritas mea

Born:1867.04.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1892.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1904.05.22
Died:1938.11.13 († 71)

Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1904.05.10 – 1906.12.18)

Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1906.12.18 – 1908.06.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1908.06.07 – 1938.11.13)

Bishop José de Camargo BarrosPermalink
(1894.01.16 – 1903.11.09)

Venio in nomine Domini

Born:1858.04.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1883.03.11
Consecrated Bishop:1894.06.24
Died:1906.08.04 († 48)

Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1894.01.16 – 1903.11.09)

Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1903.11.09 – 1906.08.04)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.30

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