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Diocese of

Osório

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Osório / Osorien(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Alegre

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (22)

Rio Grande (↙), Porto Alegre (←), Novo Hamburgo (↖), Caxias do Sul (↖), Criciúma (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.11.15 – ...):Bishop Jaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P. (68)Bishop Jaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Osório (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P. (68)Bishop Jaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P. (68)
(2006.11.15 – ...)

Bishop of Osório (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1954.12.12 (Salvador do Sul, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2007.03.11

Bishop of Osório (Brazil) (2006.11.15 – ...)

Bishop Thadeu Gomes Canellas (92)Bishop Thadeu Gomes Canellas (92)
(1999.11.10 – 2006.11.15)

Bishop emeritus of Osório (Brazil)

Ut testimonium perhiberet

Born:1930.07.28 (Gravatai, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:1984.02.25

Titular Bishop of Iunca in Byzacena (1983.11.19 – 1999.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1983.11.19 – 1999.11.10)

Bishop of Osório (Brazil) (1999.11.10 – 2006.11.15)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 6,120 km²

Population: 266,000 Catholics (84.4% of 315,270 total) (2020)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 1 mission, 29 priests (diocesan), 7 deacons, 35 lay religious (35 sisters), 7 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 10 (2000)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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