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Diocese of

Itapipoca

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,266 km²

Population: 443,910 Catholics (91.2% of 487,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sobral (←), Fortaleza (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 25 parishes, 3 missions, 45 priests (42 diocesan, 3 religious), 11 deacons, 82 lay religious (40 brothers, 42 sisters), 28 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Sobral (←), Fortaleza (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.05.25 – ...):Bishop Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Itapipoca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Permalink
(2005.05.25 – ...)

Bishop of Itapipoca (Brazil)

Queremos ver Jesus

Born:1944.05.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.24
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.02

Bishop of Itapipoca (Brazil) (2005.05.25 – ...)

Bishop Benedito Francisco de Albuquerque (90)Bishop Benedito Francisco de Albuquerque (90)Permalink
(1985.01.04 – 2005.05.25)

Bishop emeritus of Itapipoca (Brazil)

Evangelizare Pauperibus

Born:1928.07.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1985.05.05

Bishop of Itapipoca (Brazil) (1985.01.04 – 2005.05.25)

Bishop Paulo Eduardo Andrade Ponte (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1971.06.25 – 1984.03.20)

Christus heri et hodie

Born:1931.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1971.11.21
Died:2009.03.15 († 77)

Bishop of Itapipoca (Brazil) (1971.06.25 – 1984.03.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1984.03.20 – 2005.09.21)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1987 – 1991)


as of 2018.11.07

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