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Diocese of

Leopoldina

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,491 km²

Population: 430,270 Catholics (70.4% of 610,840 total) (2017)

Statistics: 61 parishes, 375 missions, 68 priests (62 diocesan, 6 religious), 71 lay religious (6 brothers, 65 sisters), 14 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Juiz de Fora

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Imaculado Coração de Maria, Santo Antônio Maria Claret (October 24)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.10.30 – ...):Bishop Edson José Oriolo dos Santos (55)Bishop Edson José Oriolo dos Santos (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Leopoldina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edson José Oriolo dos Santos (55)Bishop Edson José Oriolo dos Santos (55)Permalink
(2019.10.30 – ...)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil)

Evangelizare misericordiæ divitias

Born:1964.09.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1990.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:2015.07.11

Titular Bishop of Segia (2015.04.15 – 2019.10.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (2015.04.15 – 2019.10.30)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (2019.10.30 – ...)

Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (53)Bishop José Eudes Campos do Nascimento (53)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. (71)Bishop Dario Campos, O.F.M. (71) (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 (90)Bishop Sebastião Roque Rabelo Mendes (90)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 2019.11.30

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