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Diocese of

Iguatu

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,904 km²

Population: 558,700 Catholics (97.7% of 572,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Crateús (↖), Quixadá (↑), Limoeiro do Norte (↗), Cajazeiras (↘), Crato (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 14 (2006)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 38 priests (34 diocesan, 4 religious), 54 lay religious (7 brothers, 47 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Crateús (↖), Quixadá (↑), Limoeiro do Norte (↗), Cajazeiras (↘), Crato (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.05.06 – ...):Bishop Edson de Castro Homem (69)Bishop Edson de Castro Homem (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Iguatu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edson de Castro Homem (69)Bishop Edson de Castro Homem (69)Permalink
(2015.05.06 – ...)

Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil)

Sufficit tibi gratia

Born:1949.04.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:2005.03.12

Titular Bishop of Mutia (2005.02.16 – 2015.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2005.02.16 – 2015.05.06)

Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil) (2015.05.06 – ...)

Archbishop João José da Costa, O. Carm. (60)Bishop João José da Costa, O. Carm. (60) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2009.01.07 – 2014.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aracaju (Brazil)

Servo por amor

Born:1958.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.19

Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil) (2009.01.07 – 2014.11.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Aracaju (Brazil) (2014.11.05 – 2017.01.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aracaju (Brazil) (2017.01.18 – ...)

Bishop José Doth de OliveiraPermalink
(2000.07.26 – 2009.01.07)

Cum Maria Matre Jesu

Born:1938.03.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.13
Died:2017.11.26 († 79)

Coadjutor Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (1989.12.23 – 1991.12.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil) (1991.12.18 – 2000.07.26)

Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil) (2000.07.26 – 2009.01.07)

Bishop José Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón Santiago (93)Bishop José Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón Santiago (93)Permalink
(1961.10.13 – 2000.07.26)

Bishop emeritus of Iguatu (Brazil)

Reple Cordis intima

Born:1925.05.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1962.01.06

Bishop of Iguatu (Brazil) (1961.10.13 – 2000.07.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.08.28

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