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Diocese of

Frederico Westphalen

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,457 km²

Population: 349,000 Catholics (77.7% of 448,900 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Passo Fundo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santo Ângelo (↙), Oberá (←), Puerto Iguazú (↖), Chapecó (↗), Erexim (→), Passo Fundo (↘), Cruz Alta (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Beato Manuel Gómez González, Beato Adílio Da Ronch

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 31 (1960)

Statistics: 39 parishes, 762 missions, 68 priests (53 diocesan, 15 religious), 3 deacons, 139 lay religious (53 brothers, 86 sisters), 21 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.06.11 – ...):Bishop Antônio Carlos Rossi Keller (65)Bishop Antônio Carlos Rossi Keller (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Frederico Westphalen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antônio Carlos Rossi Keller (65)Bishop Antônio Carlos Rossi Keller (65)Permalink
(2008.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil)

Illum oportet crescere

Born:1953.02.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:2008.08.02

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (2008.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (72)Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (72)Permalink
(2001.12.12 – 2007.03.28)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Nuntio Vobis Gaudium

Born:1946.06.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.03.08

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (2001.12.12 – 2007.03.28)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (2007.03.28 – ...)

Bishop Bruno MaldanerPermalink
(1971.05.27 – 2001.12.12)

Sentire cum Ecclesia

Born:1924.08.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1966.06.29
Died:2008.11.16 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Mauretania (1966.04.15 – 1971.05.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1966.04.15 – 1971.05.27)

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (1971.05.27 – 2001.12.12)

Bishop João Aloysio HoffmannPermalink
(1962.03.26 – 1971.05.27)

Messis in semine

Born:1919.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.10
Died:1998.06.27 († 79)

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (1962.03.26 – 1971.05.27)

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (1971.05.27 – 1994.01.26)


as of 2018.11.07

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