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Diocese of

Leopoldina

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,491 km²

Population: 423,390 Catholics (70.4% of 601,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Juiz de Fora

Neighbouring Dioceses: Juiz de Fora (←), Mariana (↖), Caratinga (↑), Campos (→), Nova Friburgo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 61 parishes, 437 missions, 65 priests (56 diocesan, 9 religious), 69 lay religious (9 brothers, 60 sisters), 8 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Juiz de Fora (←), Mariana (↖), Caratinga (↑), Campos (→), Nova Friburgo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Leopoldina (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (52)Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (52)Permalink
(2012.06.27 – 2018.12.12)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil)

Servus in caritate

Born:1966.04.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1995.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.15

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (2012.06.27 – 2018.12.12)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (2018.12.12 – ...)

Archbishop Dario Campos, O.F.M. (70)Bishop Dario Campos, O.F.M. (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.06.23 – 2011.04.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil)

Nas tuas mãos

Born:1948.06.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.26

Coadjutor Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2000.07.05 – 2001.08.08)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2001.08.08 – 2004.06.23)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (2004.06.23 – 2011.04.27)

Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2011.04.27 – 2018.11.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil) (2018.11.07 – ...)

Bishop Célio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M.Permalink
(1998.06.24 – 2003.07.09)

Crux Dei Virtus Est

Born:1944.09.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.28
Died:2018.01.19 († 73)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1998.06.24 – 2003.07.09)

Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2003.07.09 – 2010.05.26)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (2010.05.26 – 2018.01.19)

Bishop Ricardo Pedro Chaves Pinto Filho, O. Praem. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1990.03.14 – 1996.10.16)

Caritas Christi Urget

Born:1938.08.06 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.21
Died:2018.04.01 († 79)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1990.03.14 – 1996.10.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1996.10.16 – 2014.05.28)

Bishop Sebastião Roque Rabelo Mendes (89)Bishop Sebastião Roque Rabelo Mendes (89)Permalink
(1985.08.05 – 1989.05.10)

Titular Bishop of Ploaghe
Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

Silentio et spe

Born:1929.10.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1985.11.09

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1985.08.05 – 1989.05.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (1989.05.10 – 2004.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Ploaghe (1989.05.10 – ...)

Bishop Geraldo Ferreira ReisPermalink
(1961.06.16 – 1985.08.05)

Cum sanctis tuis

Born:1911.10.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1961.08.24
Died:1995.06.22 († 83)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1961.06.16 – 1985.08.05)

Bishop Delfim Ribeiro GuedesPermalink
(1943.06.26 – 1960.07.23)

Contra spem in spem

Born:1908.05.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1931.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1943.10.03
Died:1985.02.23 († 76)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1943.06.26 – 1960.07.23)

Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil) (1960.07.23 – 1983.12.07)


as of 2019.01.17

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