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Diocese of

Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 89,636 km²

Population: 146,802 Catholics (63.3% of 231,826 total) (2020)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 30 priests (22 diocesan, 8 religious), 5 deacons, 40 lay religious (12 brothers, 28 sisters), 10 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cuiabá

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cuiabá (↙), Sinop (↖), São Félix (↗), Barra do Garças (↘), Rondonópolis–Guiratinga (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: São Francisco Xavier (December 3), São Cristóvão

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (20)

Cuiabá (↙), Sinop (↖), São Félix (↗), Barra do Garças (↘), Rondonópolis–Guiratinga (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.06.25 – ...):Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (74)Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (74)Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (74)Permalink
(2014.06.25 – ...)

Bishop of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Brazil)

Alegrai-vos no Senhor

Born:1948.01.17 (Dublin, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.22

Bishop of Guiratinga (Brazil) (2008.12.24 – 2014.06.25)

Bishop of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Brazil) (2014.06.25 – ...)

Prelates of Paranatinga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (68)Bishop Vital Chitolina, S.C.I. (68)Permalink
(1997.12.23 – 2011.12.28)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil)

Preparai o caminho do Senhor

Born:1954.01.03 (Tuparendi, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.19

Bishop-Prelate of Paranatinga (Brazil) (1997.12.23 – 2011.12.28)

Bishop of Diamantino (Brazil) (2011.12.28 – ...)


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