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Diocese of

Garanhuns

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Olinda e Recife

Neighbouring Dioceses: Palmeira dos Índios (↓), Pesqueira (↖), Caruaru (↗), Palmares (→), Maceió (↘)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.12 – ...):Bishop Fernando José Monteiro Guimarães, C.SS.R. (68)Bishop Fernando José Monteiro Guimarães, C.SS.R. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Garanhuns (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando José Monteiro Guimarães, C.SS.R. (68)Bishop Fernando José Monteiro Guimarães, C.SS.R. (68)
(2008.03.12 – ...)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil)

Cor nostrum ardens

Born:1946.07.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2008.03.31

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (2008.03.12 – ...)

Bishop Irineu Roque Scherer (63)Bishop Irineu Roque Scherer (63)
(1998.04.15 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop of Joinville (Brazil)

Fides mundum vincit

Born:1950.12.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.20

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1998.04.15 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop of Joinville (Brazil) (2007.05.30 – ...)

Bishop Tiago Postma
(1974.06.20 – 1995.03.15)

Que todos sejam um

Born:1932.08.03 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1974.12.14
Died:2002.05.08 († 69)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1974.06.20 – 1995.03.15)

Bishop Milton Corrêa Pereira (later Archbishop)
(1967.08.04 – 1973.04.25)

Unitas in veritate

Born:1919.11.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.30
Died:1984.05.23 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Coronea (1962.08.23 – 1967.08.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1962.08.23 – 1967.08.04)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1967.08.04 – 1973.04.25)

Titular Archbishop of Equilio (1973.04.25 – 1981.03.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1973.04.25 – 1981.03.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Manaus (Brazil) (1980.04.21 – 1981.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1981.03.05 – 1984.05.23)

Bishop José Adelino Dantas
(1958.05.03 – 1967.02.20)

In finem dilexit

Born:1910.03.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.14
Died:1983.03.24 († 73)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1952.06.10 – 1958.05.03)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1958.05.03 – 1967.02.20)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop Francisco Expedito Lopes
(1954.08.24 – 1957.07.01)

Instaurare omnia in Christo

Born:1914.07.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1938.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1948.12.12
Died:1957.07.01 († 42)

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (1948.08.30 – 1954.08.24)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1954.08.24 – 1957.07.01)

Bishop Juvéncio de Brito
(1945.12.15 – 1954.01.31)

Omnia in caritate

Born:1886.08.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1910.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1927.06.12
Died:1954.01.31 († 67)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1926.12.23 – 1945.12.15)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1945.12.15 – 1954.01.31)

Bishop Mário de Miranda Villas-Boas (later Archbishop)
(1938.05.26 – 1944.09.10)

Sentire cum Ecclesia

Born:1903.08.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1925.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1938.10.30
Died:1968.02.23 († 64)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1938.05.26 – 1944.09.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1944.09.10 – 1956.10.23)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrrhus (1956.10.23 – 1959.06.20)

Coadjutor Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1956.10.23 – 1959.06.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil) (1959.06.20 – 1965.05.18)

Titular Archbishop of Gibba (1965.05.18 – 1968.02.23)

Bishop Manoel Antônio de Paiva
(1929.04.02 – 1937.05.19)

Omnia possum in eo qui me confortat

Born:1873.04.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1896.11.15
Consecrated Bishop:1915.07.18
Died:1937.05.19 († 64)

Bishop of Ilhéus (Brazil) (1915.03.15 – 1929.04.02)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1929.04.02 – 1937.05.19)

Bishop João Tavares de Moura
(1919.07.03 – 1928.07.20)

Omnia omnibus

Born:1883.07.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1906.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1919.09.07
Died:1928.07.20 († 44)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1919.07.03 – 1928.07.20)


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