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Diocese of

Oeiras

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,096 km²

Population: 125,000 Catholics (89.2% of 140,200 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Teresina

Neighbouring Dioceses: Floriano (←), Caxias do Maranhão (↖), Teresina (↑), Picos (→), São Raimundo Nonato (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 20 parishes, 20 priests (19 diocesan, 1 religious), 17 lay religious (1 brother, 16 sisters), 6 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (20)

Floriano (←), Caxias do Maranhão (↖), Teresina (↑), Picos (→), São Raimundo Nonato (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.01.11 – ...):Bishop Edilson Soares Nobre (51)Bishop Edilson Soares Nobre (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oeiras (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edilson Soares Nobre (51)Bishop Edilson Soares Nobre (51)Permalink
(2017.01.11 – ...)

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil)

In omnes caritas

Born:1965.05.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:2017.03.20

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (2017.01.11 – ...)

Bishop Juarez Sousa da Silva (55)Bishop Juarez Sousa da Silva (55)Permalink
(2008.02.27 – 2016.01.06)

Bishop of Parnaíba (Brazil)

Ut vitam habeant / Para que tenham vida

Born:1961.06.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1994.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.17

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (2008.02.27 – 2016.01.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Parnaíba (Brazil) (2016.01.06 – 2016.08.24)

Bishop of Parnaíba (Brazil) (2016.08.24 – ...)

Bishops of Oeiras–Floriano (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augusto Alves da Rocha (83)Bishop Augusto Alves da Rocha (83)Permalink
(2001.10.24 – 2008.02.27)

Bishop emeritus of Floriano (Brazil)

In fide fundati

Born:1933.07.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.23

Bishop of Picos (Brazil) (1975.05.23 – 2001.10.24)

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (2001.10.24 – 2008.02.27)

Bishop of Floriano (Brazil) (2008.02.27 – 2010.03.17)

Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (71)Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (71)Permalink
(1993.06.02 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop emeritus of Crato (Brazil)

Sursum Corda

Born:1946.01.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1993.08.14

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (1993.06.02 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2001.05.02 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop Edilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M.Permalink
(1977.12.08 – 1991.12.31)

Born:1918.11.07 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1959.10.11
Died:1991.12.31 († 73)

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (1959.06.20 – 1977.12.08)

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (1977.12.08 – 1991.12.31)

Bishops of Oeiras (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M.Permalink
(1959.06.20 – 1977.12.08)

(see above)

Bishop Raimundo de Castro e SilvaPermalink
(1954.11.17 – 1957.11.09)

Born:1905.05.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1932.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1950.08.15
Died:1991.08.02 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Eluza (1950.06.17 – 1954.11.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Teresina (Brazil) (1950.06.17 – 1954.11.17)

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (1954.11.17 – 1957.11.09)

Titular Bishop of Uzalis (1957.11.09 – 1991.08.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1957.11.09 – 1991.08.02)

Bishop Francisco Expedito LopesPermalink
(1948.08.30 – 1954.08.24)

Instaurare omnia in Christo

Born:1914.07.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1938.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1948.12.12
Died:1957.07.01 († 42)

Bishop of Oeiras (Brazil) (1948.08.30 – 1954.08.24)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1954.08.24 – 1957.07.01)


as of 2017.03.21

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