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Diocese of

Ji-Paraná

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 81,390 km²

Population: 494,000 Catholics (60.2% of 821,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Velho

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guajará-Mirim (←), Porto Velho (↖), Juína (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 23 parishes, 1,180 missions, 51 priests (24 diocesan, 27 religious), 1 deacon, 71 lay religious (37 brothers, 34 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.04.11 – ...):Bishop Bruno Pedron, S.D.B. (73)Bishop Bruno Pedron, S.D.B. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ji-Paraná (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bruno Pedron, S.D.B. (73)Bishop Bruno Pedron, S.D.B. (73)Permalink
(2007.04.11 – ...)

Bishop of Ji-Paraná (Brazil)

Ut Unum Sint

Born:1944.06.03 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1974.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.21

Coadjutor Bishop of Jardim (Brazil) (1999.03.24 – 1999.08.04)

Bishop of Jardim (Brazil) (1999.08.04 – 2007.04.11)

Bishop of Ji-Paraná (Brazil) (2007.04.11 – ...)

Bishop Antônio Possamai, S.D.B. (88)Bishop Antônio Possamai, S.D.B. (88)Permalink
(1983.03.04 – 2007.04.11)

Bishop emeritus of Ji-Paraná (Brazil)

O Senhor me ungiu para Evangelizar os pobres

Born:1929.04.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.15

Bishop of Ji-Paraná (Brazil) (1983.03.04 – 2007.04.11)

Prelates of Vila Rondônia (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Martins da Silva, S.D.N. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978.01.03 – 1982.10.04)

Virtute Dei

Born:1935.06.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.02
Died:2015.01.29 († 79)

Bishop-Prelate of Vila Rondônia (Brazil) (1978.01.03 – 1982.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1982.10.04 – 1997.09.03)


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