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Diocese of

Diamantino

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 107,498 km²

Population: 238,902 Catholics (63.4% of 376,998 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cuiabá

Neighbouring Dioceses: São Luíz de Cáceres (↙), Juína (↖), Sinop (↑), Cuiabá (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 17 parishes, 306 missions, 33 priests (16 diocesan, 17 religious), 60 lay religious (23 brothers, 37 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

São Luíz de Cáceres (↙), Juína (↖), Sinop (↑), Cuiabá (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.12.28 – ...):Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (64)Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Diamantino (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (64)Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (64)Permalink
(2011.12.28 – ...)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil)

Preparai o caminho do Senhor

Born:1954.01.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.19

Bishop-Prelate of Paranatinga (Brazil) (1997.12.23 – 2011.12.28)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (2011.12.28 – ...)

Bishop Canísio Klaus (67)Bishop Canísio Klaus (67)Permalink
(1998.08.26 – 2010.05.19)

Bishop of Sinop (Brazil)

Enviado para Evangelizar

Born:1951.10.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.21

Coadjutor Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (1998.04.22 – 1998.08.26)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (1998.08.26 – 2010.05.19)

Bishop of Santa Cruz do Sul (Brazil) (2010.05.19 – 2016.01.20)

Bishop of Sinop (Brazil) (2016.01.20 – ...)

Bishop Agostinho Willy Kist, S.J.Permalink
(1982.11.15 – 1998.08.26)

Born:1925.12.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1983.02.11
Died:2002.02.28 († 76)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (1982.11.15 – 1998.08.26)

Bishop Henrique Froehlich, S.J.Permalink
(1979.10.16 – 1982.03.25)

Born:1919.11.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.20
Died:2003.12.28 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Iomnium (1971.11.29 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Diamantino (Brazil) (1971.11.29 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1982.03.25)

Bishop of Sinop (Brazil) (1982.03.25 – 1995.03.22)

Prelates of Diamantino (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henrique Froehlich, S.J.Permalink
(1971.11.29 – 1979.10.16)

(see above)

Bishop Alonso Silveira de Mello, S.J.Permalink
(1955.06.13 – 1971.11.29)

Born:1901.01.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1932.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1955.08.21
Died:1987.10.02 († 86)

Apostolic Administrator of Diamantino (Brazil) (1949.11.12 – 1955.06.13)

Titular Bishop of Nasai (1955.06.13 – 1971.11.29)

Bishop-Prelate of Diamantino (Brazil) (1955.06.13 – 1971.11.29)

Fr. Alonso Silveira de Mello, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1949.11.12 – 1955.06.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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