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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Londrina

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 6,714 km²

Population: 627,066 Catholics (70.0% of 895,808 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Apucarana, Cornélio Procópio, Jacarezinho

Neighbouring Dioceses: Apucarana (↙), Presidente Prudente (↑), Assis (↗), Cornélio Procópio (→), Ponta Grossa (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 81 parishes, 252 missions, 151 priests (81 diocesan, 70 religious), 58 deacons, 377 lay religious (150 brothers, 227 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Apucarana (↙), Presidente Prudente (↑), Assis (↗), Cornélio Procópio (→), Ponta Grossa (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.06.14 – ...):Archbishop Geremias Steinmetz (52)Archbishop Geremias Steinmetz (52)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Londrina (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Geremias Steinmetz (52)Archbishop Geremias Steinmetz (52)Permalink
(2017.06.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil)

Cognoverunt eum in fractione panis

Born:1965.02.26 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.25

Bishop of Paranavaí (Brazil) (2011.01.05 – 2017.06.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (2017.06.14 – ...)

Archbishop Orlando Brandes (71)Archbishop Orlando Brandes (71)Permalink
(2006.05.10 – 2016.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil)

Somos Operários de Deus

Born:1946.04.13 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1974.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1994.06.05

Bishop of Joinville (Brazil) (1994.03.09 – 2006.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (2006.05.10 – 2016.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aparecida (Brazil) (2016.11.16 – ...)

Archbishop Albano Bortoletto CavallinPermalink
(1992.03.11 – 2006.05.10)

Interpretabatur in Scripturis

Born:1930.04.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.08.28
Died:2017.02.01 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Numidia (1973.06.14 – 1986.10.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1973.06.14 – 1986.10.24)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (1986.10.24 – 1992.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1992.03.11 – 2006.05.10)

Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo (83)Archbishop Geraldo Majella Agnelo (83) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1982.10.04 – 1999.01.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Caritas cum fide

Born:1933.10.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.06
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (1978.05.05 – 1982.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1982.10.04 – 1999.01.13)

Secretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (1991.09.16 – 1999.01.13)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1999 – 2003)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1999.01.13 – 2011.01.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – ...)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2003.05 – 2007.05)

Archbishop Geraldo Fernandes Bijos, C.M.F.Permalink
(1970.10.31 – 1982.03.28)

Born:1913.02.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1936.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1957.01.13
Died:1982.03.28 († 69)

Bishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1956.11.16 – 1970.10.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1970.10.31 – 1982.03.28)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1974 – 1979)

Bishops of Londrina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Geraldo Fernandes Bijos, C.M.F. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1956.11.16 – 1970.10.31)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.15

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