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Diocese of

Paulo Afonso

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 26,803 km²

Population: 303,000 Catholics (73.2% of 414,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bonfim (↙), Floresta (↑), Palmeira dos Índios (→), Propriá (→), Aracaju (↘), Estância (↘), Alagoinhas (↓), Serrinha (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 23 parishes, 2 missions, 32 priests (28 diocesan, 4 religious), 37 lay religious (7 brothers, 30 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Bonfim (↙), Floresta (↑), Palmeira dos Índios (→), Propriá (→), Aracaju (↘), Estância (↘), Alagoinhas (↓), Serrinha (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.12 – ...):Bishop Guido Zendron (64)Bishop Guido Zendron (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Paulo Afonso (Roman Rite)

Bishop Guido Zendron (64)Bishop Guido Zendron (64)Permalink
(2008.03.12 – ...)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil)

Cristo redentor dos homens

Born:1954.03.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.17

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (2008.03.12 – ...)

Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (69)Bishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (69) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.03.22 – 2007.02.28)

Titular Bishop of Summula
Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil)

Levanta-te e anda

Born:1949.07.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.11

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (2000.03.22 – 2007.02.28)

Bishop of Santarém (Brazil) (2007.02.28 – 2011.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (2011.11.30 – 2015.03.18)

Titular Bishop of Summula (2015.03.18 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (2015.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Mário ZanettaPermalink
(1988.06.15 – 1998.11.13)

Cremos na caridade

Born:1938.01.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.14
Died:1998.11.13 († 60)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (1988.06.15 – 1998.11.13)

Bishop Aloysio José Leal Penna, S.J. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1984.05.21 – 1987.10.30)

Vim para servir

Born:1933.02.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1984.07.22
Died:2012.06.19 († 79)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (1984.05.21 – 1987.10.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Bauru (Brazil) (1987.10.30 – 1990.09.04)

Bishop of Bauru (Brazil) (1990.09.04 – 2000.06.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Botucatu (Brazil) (2000.06.07 – 2008.11.19)

Bishop Jackson Berenguer PradoPermalink
(1971.10.08 – 1983.08.17)

Born:1918.05.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.08.03
Died:2005.02.08 († 86)

Bishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1958.04.16 – 1962.09.24)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1962.09.24 – 1971.10.08)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (1971.10.08 – 1983.08.17)


as of 2018.11.07

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