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Diocese of

Juazeiro

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 58,397 km²

Population: 413,100 Catholics (80.1% of 515,900 total) (2012)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Irecê (↙), Barra (↙), São Raimundo Nonato (↖), Petrolina (↑), Bonfim (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 13 parishes, 26 priests (22 diocesan, 4 religious), 14 lay religious (4 brothers, 10 sisters), 10 seminarians (2012)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.06.04 – ...):Bishop José Geraldo da Cruz, A.A. (74)Bishop José Geraldo da Cruz, A.A. (74)
Coadjutor Bishop (2016.02.17 – ...):Bishop Carlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M. (50)Bishop-elect Carlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M. (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Juazeiro (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Geraldo da Cruz, A.A. (74)Bishop José Geraldo da Cruz, A.A. (74)Permalink
(2003.06.04 – ...)

Bishop of Juazeiro (Brazil)

Venha a nós o vosso Reino

Born:1941.08.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:2003.08.16

Bishop of Juazeiro (Brazil) (2003.06.04 – ...)

Bishop José Rodrigues de Souza, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1974.12.12 – 2003.06.04)

Evangelizare misit me

Born:1926.03.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.09
Died:2012.09.09 († 86)

Bishop of Juazeiro (Brazil) (1974.12.12 – 2003.06.04)

Bishop Tomás Guilherme Murphy, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1962.10.16 – 1973.12.29)

A Jesus por Maria

Born:1917.12.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1963.01.02
Died:1995.07.06 († 77)

Bishop of Juazeiro (Brazil) (1962.10.16 – 1973.12.29)

Titular Bishop of Sululos (1973.12.29 – 1995.07.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1973.12.29 – 1995.07.06)


as of 2016.04.24

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