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Diocese of

Guarulhos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Guarulhos / Guarulien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Paulo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (52)

Bragança Paulista (↑), São José dos Campos (→), São Miguel Paulista (↘), São Paulo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.01.29 – ...):Bishop Edmilson Amador Caetano, O. Cist. (62)Bishop Edmilson Amador Caetano, O. Cist. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guarulhos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edmilson Amador Caetano, O. Cist. (62)Bishop Edmilson Amador Caetano, O. Cist. (62)Permalink
(2014.01.29 – ...)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil)

Deus providebit

Born:1960.04.20 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2008.03.28

Bishop of Barretos (Brazil) (2008.01.09 – 2014.01.29)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil) (2014.01.29 – ...)

Bishop Joaquim Justino CarreiraPermalink
(2011.11.23 – 2013.09.01)

Pax vobis / A paz esteja convosco

Born:1950.01.24 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1977.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.21
Died:2013.09.01 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Cabarsussi (2005.03.24 – 2011.11.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2005.03.24 – 2011.11.23)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil) (2011.11.23 – 2013.09.01)

Bishop Luiz Gonzaga BergonziniPermalink
(1991.12.04 – 2011.11.23)

Oportet Illum Crescere

Born:1936.05.20 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1992.02.07
Died:2012.06.13 († 76)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil) (1991.12.04 – 2011.11.23)

Bishop João Bergese (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.02.11 – 1991.05.05)

Vocati ad communionem

Born:1935.09.13 (Savigliano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1981.04.05
Died:1996.03.21 († 60)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil) (1981.02.11 – 1991.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1991.05.05 – 1996.03.21)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 341 km²

Population: 887,760 Catholics (63.4% of 1,399,470 total) (2020)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 76 priests (73 diocesan, 3 religious), 3 deacons, 88 lay religious (5 brothers, 83 sisters), 29 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição (December 8)

History

Last updated on 2022.12.04

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