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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Feira de Santana

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 6,730 km²

Population: 918,000 Catholics (94.4% of 972,084 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Barra, Barreiras, Bonfim, Irecê, Juazeiro, Paulo Afonso, Ruy Barbosa, Serrinha

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ruy Barbosa (←), Serrinha (↑), Alagoinhas (→), Camaçari (↘), Amargosa (↓), Cruz das Almas (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 39 parishes, 67 priests (48 diocesan, 19 religious), 9 deacons, 154 lay religious (32 brothers, 122 sisters), 23 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Ruy Barbosa (←), Serrinha (↑), Alagoinhas (→), Camaçari (↘), Amargosa (↓), Cruz das Almas (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.11.18 – ...):Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (56)Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (56)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Feira de Santana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (56)Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (56)Permalink
(2015.11.18 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil)

Ecce mitte me

Born:1962.01.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2007.11.24

Bishop of São Mateus (Brazil) (2007.10.03 – 2014.12.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2014.12.03 – 2015.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2015.11.18 – ...)

Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Permalink
(2002.01.16 – 2015.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Feira de Santana (Brazil)

Somos todos irmãos

Born:1940.08.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.08

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1983.12.29 – 1995.02.22)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1995.02.22 – 2002.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2002.01.16 – 2015.11.18)

Bishops of Feira de Santana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Bishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (78) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.02.22 – 2002.01.16)

(see above)

Bishop Silvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M.Permalink
(1973.01.18 – 1995.02.22)

Sentire cum Ecclesia

Born:1917.03.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1970.05.10
Died:2013.05.28 († 96)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1970.03.17 – 1973.01.18)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1973.01.18 – 1995.02.22)

Bishop Jackson Berenguer PradoPermalink
(1962.09.24 – 1971.10.08)

Born:1918.05.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.08.03
Died:2005.02.08 († 86)

Bishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1958.04.16 – 1962.09.24)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1962.09.24 – 1971.10.08)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (1971.10.08 – 1983.08.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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