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Diocese of

Itaguaí

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,549 km²

Population: 277,470 Catholics (63.2% of 439,110 total) (2017)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 2 missions, 23 priests (19 diocesan, 4 religious), 13 deacons, 16 lay religious (7 brothers, 9 sisters), 12 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taubaté (↙), Lorena (←), Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (↖), Nova Iguaçu (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier (December 3)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (20)

Taubaté (↙), Lorena (←), Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (↖), Nova Iguaçu (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1999.11.17 – ...):Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (72)Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Itaguaí (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (72)Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (72)Permalink
(1999.11.17 – ...)

Bishop of Itaguaí (Brazil)

Deus é Amor

Born:1947.09.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2000.02.20

Bishop of Itaguaí (Brazil) (1999.11.17 – ...)

Bishop Vital João Geraldo Wilderink, O. Carm.Permalink
(1980.04.21 – 1998.07.08)

Testificari Evangelio Gratiæ Dei

Born:1931.11.30 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.13
Died:2014.06.11 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Iunca in Byzacena (1978.06.05 – 1980.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (1978.06.05 – 1980.04.21)

Bishop of Itaguaí (Brazil) (1980.04.21 – 1998.07.08)


as of 2020.06.16

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