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Maronite Diocese of

Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 501,000 Catholics (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Paulo

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Charbel en Buenos Aires (↙)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 11 parishes, 19 priests (15 diocesan, 4 religious), 2 deacons, 8 lay religious (4 brothers, 4 sisters) (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (11)

San Charbel en Buenos Aires (↙)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.10.14 – ...):Bishop Edgar Madi (62)Bishop Edgar Madi (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Edgar Madi (62)Bishop Edgar Madi (62)Permalink
(2006.10.14 – ...)

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (Brazil)

União e Caridade

Born:1956.03.23 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.26

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (Brazil) (2006.10.14 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Mahfouz, O.L.M.Permalink
(1990.06.09 – 2006.10.14)

Munus et Caritas

Born:1932.02.20 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1990.08.12
Died:2010.08.25 († 78)

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (Brazil) (1990.06.09 – 2006.10.14)

Archbishop João Chedid, O.M.M.Permalink
(1988.02.27 – 1990.06.09)

Born:1914.02.18 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1956.06.29
Died:1991.07.31 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Arca in Pheonicia of the Maronites (1956.05.04 – 1956.05.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brazil of the Eastern Rite (Brazil) ([1956.04.21] 1956.05.04 – 1971.11.29)

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (Brazil) (1971.11.29 – 1988.02.27)

Archbishop-Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (Brazil) (1988.02.27 – 1990.06.09)

Bishop João Chedid, O.M.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1971.11.29 – 1988.02.27)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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