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Diocese of

Foz do Iguaçu

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 6,822 km²

Population: 433,200 Catholics (79.4% of 545,875 total) (2018)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 400 missions, 43 priests (25 diocesan, 18 religious), 4 deacons, 74 lay religious (21 brothers, 53 sisters), 11 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cascavel

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ciudad del Este (←), Toledo (↑), Cascavel (↗), Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (↘), Puerto Iguazú (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (26)

Ciudad del Este (←), Toledo (↑), Cascavel (↗), Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (↘), Puerto Iguazú (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.07.17 – ...):Bishop Sérgio de Deus Borges (55)Bishop Sérgio de Deus Borges (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Foz do Iguaçu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sérgio de Deus Borges (55)Bishop Sérgio de Deus Borges (55)Permalink
(2019.07.17 – ...)

Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil)

In hoc signo vinces

Born:1966.04.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.02.06
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.18

Titular Bishop of Gergis (2012.06.27 – 2019.07.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2012.06.27 – 2019.07.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil) (2018.05.23 – 2019.06.17)

Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (2019.07.17 – ...)

Bishop Dirceu VeginiPermalink
(2010.10.20 – 2018.09.29)

Comunhão e participação

Born:1952.04.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.01.21
Consecrated Bishop:2006.06.02
Died:2018.09.29 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena (2006.03.15 – 2010.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2006.03.15 – 2010.10.20)

Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (2010.10.20 – 2018.09.29)

Bishop Laurindo Guizzardi, C.S.Permalink
(2002.12.11 – 2010.10.20)

Omnia propter electos

Born:1934.07.07 (Nova Bassano, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1982.04.18
Died:2021.02.22 (Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil † 86)

Coadjutor Bishop of Bagé (Brazil) (1982.02.04 – 1982.02.12)

Bishop of Bagé (Brazil) (1982.02.12 – 2002.12.11)

Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (2002.12.11 – 2010.10.20)

Bishop Olívio Aurélio Fazza, S.V.D.Permalink
(1978.05.05 – 2001.11.28)

Em um só espiritu

Born:1925.06.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1955.03.05
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.12
Died:2008.12.25 († 83)

Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (1978.05.05 – 2001.11.28)

Prelates of Foz do Iguaçu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manoel Könner, S.V.D.Permalink
(1947.12.13 – 1959.06.20)

Born:1885.08.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1910.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:1948.03.19
Died:1968.12.09 († 83)

Apostolic Administrator of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (1940.02.17 – 1947.12.13)

Bishop-Prelate of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) (1947.12.13 – 1959.06.20)

Titular Bishop of Modra (1947.12.13 – 1968.12.09)

Fr. Manoel Könner, S.V.D. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1940.02.17 – 1947.12.13)


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