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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)

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

Ecclesiastical Province: São Paulo

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Charbel en Buenos Aires (↙)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (11)

San Charbel en Buenos Aires (↙)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.10.14 – ...):Bishop Edgar Amine Madi (63)Bishop Edgar Amine Madi (63)

Ordinaries

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

Bishop Edgar Amine Madi (63)Bishop Edgar Amine Madi (63)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 2019.09.11

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