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Diocese of

Osasco

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Osasco / Osascanen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Paulo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Registro (↙), Sorocaba (←), Jundiaí (↑), São Paulo (↘), Campo Limpo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.04.16 – ...):Bishop João Bosco Barbosa de Sousa, O.F.M. (70)Bishop João Bosco Barbosa de Sousa, O.F.M. (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Osasco (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Bosco Barbosa de Sousa, O.F.M. (70)Bishop João Bosco Barbosa de Sousa, O.F.M. (70)
(2014.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Osasco (Brazil)

Cristo nossa Vitória

Born:1952.12.08 (Guaratinguetá, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:2007.03.25

Bishop of União da Vitória (Brazil) (2007.01.03 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop of Osasco (Brazil) (2014.04.16 – ...)

Bishop Ercílio Turco
(2002.04.24 – 2014.04.16)

Evangelium Dei evangelizare

Born:1938.03.13 (Campinas, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.04
Died:2019.10.30 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil † 81)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (1989.11.18 – 2002.04.24)

Bishop of Osasco (Brazil) (2002.04.24 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop Francisco Manuel Vieira
(1989.03.15 – 2002.04.24)

In virtute Dei

Born:1925.10.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1975.01.25
Died:2013.12.23 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Hippo Diarrhytus (1974.12.12 – 1989.03.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1974.12.12 – 1989.03.15)

Bishop of Osasco (Brazil) (1989.03.15 – 2002.04.24)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 2,495 km²

Population: 2,146,740 Catholics (82.3% of 2,607,758 total) (2020)

Statistics: 88 parishes, 522 missions, 160 priests (107 diocesan, 53 religious), 2 deacons, 226 lay religious (76 brothers, 150 sisters), 47 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Santo António de Lisboa (June 13)

History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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