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Diocese of

Humaitá

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 135,000 km²

Population: 85,700 Catholics (70.9% of 120,900 total) (2016)

Statistics: 8 parishes, 21 priests (9 diocesan, 12 religious), 6 deacons, 147 lay religious (123 brothers, 24 sisters), 3 seminarians (2016)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Velho

Neighbouring Dioceses: Porto Velho (↙), Lábrea (←), Borba (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição (December 8)

History


Special Churches

Porto Velho (↙), Lábrea (←), Borba (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.08.12 – ...):Bishop Antônio Fontinele de Melo (52)Bishop Antônio Fontinele de Melo (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Humaitá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antônio Fontinele de Melo (52)Bishop Antônio Fontinele de Melo (52)Permalink
(2020.08.12 – ...)

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil)

Estou no meio de Vós, como aquele que serve

Born:1968.05.09 (Camocim, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1999.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:2020.10.17

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil) (2020.08.12 – ...)

Bishop Franz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp. (76)Bishop Franz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp. (76)Permalink
(2000.07.26 – 2020.08.12)

Bishop emeritus of Humaitá (Brazil)

Sufficit tibi gratia mea

Born:1944.09.22 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1971.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2000.10.15

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil) (2000.07.26 – 2020.08.12)

Bishop José Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B. (81)Bishop José Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B. (81)Permalink
(1991.03.06 – 1998.07.29)

Bishop emeritus of Rio do Sul (Brazil)

Eis-me aqui! Eu vou!

Born:1939.05.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.19

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil) (1991.03.06 – 1998.07.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (1998.07.29 – 2000.08.30)

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (2000.08.30 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop Miguel D’Aversa, S.D.B.Permalink
(1979.10.16 – 1991.03.06)

Born:1915.06.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1962.08.05
Died:2004.03.20 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Macri (1962.05.21 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Humaitá (Brazil) (1962.05.21 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1991.03.06)

Prelates of Humaitá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Miguel D’Aversa, S.D.B.Permalink
(1962.05.21 – 1979.10.16)

(see above)

Bishop José Domitrovitsch, S.D.B.Permalink
(1961.08.05 – 1962.02.27)

Born:1893.03.14 (Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1923.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1950.03.19
Died:1962.02.27 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Podalia (1949.12.19 – 1961.08.05)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Rio Negro (Brazil) (1949.12.19 – 1961.08.05)

Bishop-Prelate of Humaitá (Brazil) (1961.08.05 – 1962.02.27)


as of 2020.10.18

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