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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Passo Fundo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Erexim, Frederico Westphalen, Vacaria

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santa Cruz do Sul (↓), Cruz Alta (↙), Frederico Westphalen (↖), Erexim (↑), Vacaria (→), Caxias do Sul (↘)

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History

  • 1951.03.10: Established as Diocese of Passo Fundo / Passofunden(sis) (Latin) (from Diocese of Santa Maria)
  • 1961.05.22: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Frederico Westphalen
  • 1971.05.27: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Erexim
  • 2011.04.13: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Passo Fundo / Passofunden(sis) (Latin)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2012.07.11 – ...):Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (62)Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (62)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Passo Fundo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (62)Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (62)
(2012.07.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil)

Nós acreditamos no amor

Born:1951.10.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.10.28

Bishop of Caraguatatuba (Brazil) (2006.07.26 – 2012.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (2012.07.11 – ...)

Archbishop Pedro Ercílio Simon (73)Archbishop Pedro Ercílio Simon (73)
(2011.04.13 – 2012.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Passo Fundo (Brazil)

Em nome de Jesus

Born:1941.09.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1990.12.30

Coadjutor Bishop of Cruz Alta (Brazil) (1990.10.24 – 1995.07.05)

Bishop of Uruguaiana (Brazil) (1995.07.05 – 1998.09.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1998.09.16 – 1999.05.19)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1999.05.19 – 2011.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (2011.04.13 – 2012.07.11)

Bishops of Passo Fundo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pedro Ercílio Simon (73)Bishop Pedro Ercílio Simon (73) (later Archbishop)
(1999.05.19 – 2011.04.13)

(see above)

Bishop Urbano José Allgayer (90)Bishop Urbano José Allgayer (90)
(1982.02.04 – 1999.05.19)

Bishop emeritus of Passo Fundo (Brazil)

Servare Unitatem Spiritus

Born:1924.03.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.24

Titular Bishop of Tunnuna (1974.02.05 – 1982.02.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1974.02.05 – 1982.02.04)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1982.02.04 – 1999.05.19)

Bishop João Cláudio Colling (later Archbishop)
(1951.03.23 – 1981.08.29)

Born:1913.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1950.01.29
Died:1992.09.03 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Corone (1949.12.12 – 1951.03.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Maria (Brazil) (1949.12.12 – 1951.03.23)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1951.03.23 – 1981.08.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1981.08.29 – 1991.07.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.09.09

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