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Diocese of

Nova Friburgo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,819 km²

Population: 663,690 Catholics (73.7% of 901,131 total) (2017)

Statistics: 60 parishes, 508 missions, 79 priests (67 diocesan, 12 religious), 23 deacons, 127 lay religious (33 brothers, 94 sisters), 17 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Niterói

Neighbouring Dioceses: Niterói (↙), Petrópolis (←), Juiz de Fora (↖), Leopoldina (↑), Campos (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição (December 8)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Niterói (↙), Petrópolis (←), Juiz de Fora (↖), Leopoldina (↑), Campos (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.01.22 – ...):Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (77)Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (77)

Bishop emeritus of Montenegro (Brazil)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nova Friburgo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (77)Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.01.22 – ...)

Bishop Edney Gouvêa Mattoso (63)Bishop Edney Gouvêa Mattoso (63)Permalink
(2010.01.20 – 2020.01.22)

Bishop emeritus of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1957.02.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1987.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:2005.03.12

Titular Bishop of Tunnuna (2005.01.12 – 2010.01.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2005.01.12 – 2010.01.20)

Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil) (2010.01.20 – 2020.01.22)

Bishop Rafael Llano CifuentesPermalink
(2004.05.12 – 2010.01.20)

Omnia Traham ad Meipsum

Born:1933.02.18 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1990.06.29
Died:2017.11.28 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Mades (1990.04.04 – 2004.05.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1990.04.04 – 2004.05.12)

Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil) (2004.05.12 – 2010.01.20)

Archbishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P. (84)Bishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P. (84) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1993.11.24 – 2003.09.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Niterói (Brazil)

Ut unum Sint

Born:1935.10.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1975.05.25

Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1975.04.07 – 1976.07.14)

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (1975.04.07 – 1978.05.26)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Marabá (Brazil) (1976.07.14 – 1976.11.10)

Bishop-Prelate of Marabá (Brazil) (1976.11.10 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Marabá (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1985.07.11)

Bishop of Itapeva (Brazil) (1985.07.11 – 1993.11.24)

Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil) (1993.11.24 – 2003.09.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niterói (Brazil) (2003.09.24 – 2011.11.30)

Bishop Clemente José Carlos de Gouvea Isnard, O.S.B.Permalink
(1960.04.23 – 1992.07.17)

Te Pastorem Sequens

Born:1917.07.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.25
Died:2011.08.24 († 94)

Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil) (1960.04.23 – 1992.07.17)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1979 – 1983)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1983 – 1987)


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