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Diocese of

Palmeira dos Índios

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,795 km²

Population: 516,000 Catholics (88.3% of 584,700 total) (2015)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 50 priests (47 diocesan, 3 religious), 39 lay religious (3 brothers, 36 sisters), 21 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maceió

Neighbouring Dioceses: Paulo Afonso (←), Floresta (↖), Pesqueira (↖), Garanhuns (↑), Maceió (→), Penedo (↓), Propriá (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Paulo Afonso (←), Floresta (↖), Pesqueira (↖), Garanhuns (↑), Maceió (→), Penedo (↓), Propriá (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.19 – ...):Bishop Manoel de Oliveira Soares Filho (53)Bishop Manoel de Oliveira Soares Filho (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Palmeira dos Índios (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manoel de Oliveira Soares Filho (53)Bishop Manoel de Oliveira Soares Filho (53)Permalink
(2018.12.19 – ...)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil)

Born:1965.09.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.09.26
Consecrated Bishop:2019.02.24

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (2018.12.19 – ...)

Bishop Dulcênio Fontes de Matos (60)Bishop Dulcênio Fontes de Matos (60)Permalink
(2006.07.12 – 2017.10.11)

Bishop of Campina Grande (Brazil)

Pro Mundi Vita

Born:1958.10.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.06.16

Titular Bishop of Cozyla (2001.04.18 – 2006.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Aracaju (Brazil) (2001.04.18 – 2006.07.12)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (2006.07.12 – 2017.10.11)

Bishop of Campina Grande (Brazil) (2017.10.11 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Iório RodriguesPermalink
(1985.03.01 – 2006.07.12)

Pasce oves meas

Born:1929.06.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1985.05.29
Died:2010.03.20 († 80)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1985.03.01 – 2006.07.12)

Bishop Epaminondas José de AraújoPermalink
(1978.06.05 – 1984.11.28)

In verbo tuo

Born:1922.03.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1945.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1960.03.27
Died:2010.06.09 († 88)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (1966.10.27 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1978.06.05 – 1984.11.28)

Bishop Otàvio Barbosa AguiarPermalink
(1962.07.04 – 1978.03.29)

Servire

Born:1913.04.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1935.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:1955.01.30
Died:2004.12.09 († 91)

Titular Bishop of Gergis (1954.11.06 – 1956.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1954.11.06 – 1956.02.24)

Bishop of Campina Grande (Brazil) (1956.02.24 – 1962.07.04)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1962.07.04 – 1978.03.29)


as of 2019.04.19

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