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Diocese of

Palmares

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,797 km²

Population: 310,000 Catholics (65.3% of 475,088 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Olinda e Recife

Neighbouring Dioceses: Garanhuns (←), Caruaru (↖), Olinda e Recife (↗), Maceió (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Sagrado Coração de Jesus

Statistics: 23 parishes, 33 priests (diocesan), 8 deacons, 74 lay religious (2 brothers, 72 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.19 – ...):Bishop Henrique Soares da Costa (55)Bishop Henrique Soares da Costa (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Palmares (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Henrique Soares da Costa (55)Bishop Henrique Soares da Costa (55)Permalink
(2014.03.19 – ...)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil)

In Christo pascere

Born:1963.03.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2009.06.19

Titular Bishop of Acufida (2009.04.01 – 2014.03.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Aracaju (Brazil) (2009.04.01 – 2014.03.19)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (2014.03.19 – ...)

Bishop Genival Saraiva de França (80)Bishop Genival Saraiva de França (80)Permalink
(2000.07.12 – 2014.03.19)

Bishop emeritus of Palmares (Brazil)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Paraíba (Brazil)

Pro Hominibus Constituitur

Born:1938.04.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.23

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (2000.07.12 – 2014.03.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Paraíba (Brazil) (2016.07.06 – 2017.03.08)

Bishop Acácio Rodrigues AlvesPermalink
(1962.07.11 – 2000.07.12)

Unum in Christo

Born:1925.04.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.16
Died:2010.08.24 († 85)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (1962.07.11 – 2000.07.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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