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Diocese of

Ponta Grossa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 21,005 km²

Population: 620,000 Catholics (85.2% of 728,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Curitiba

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guarapuava (←), Apucarana (↖), Londrina (↖), Cornélio Procópio (↑), Jacarezinho (↑), Paranaguá (↗), Curitiba (→), União da Vitória (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 23 (2009)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 640 missions, 141 priests (48 diocesan, 93 religious), 76 deacons, 370 lay religious (148 brothers, 222 sisters), 24 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Guarapuava (←), Apucarana (↖), Londrina (↖), Cornélio Procópio (↑), Jacarezinho (↑), Paranaguá (↗), Curitiba (→), União da Vitória (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.07.16 – ...):Bishop Sérgio Arthur Braschi (67)Bishop Sérgio Arthur Braschi (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ponta Grossa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sérgio Arthur Braschi (67)Bishop Sérgio Arthur Braschi (67)Permalink
(2003.07.16 – ...)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil)

Vita Dulcedo Spes

Born:1948.12.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.14

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Numidia (1998.02.18 – 2003.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1998.02.18 – 2003.07.16)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (2003.07.16 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal João Bráz de Aviz (69)Bishop João Bráz de Aviz (69) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1998.08.12 – 2002.07.17)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina
Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)

Todos sejam um

Born:1947.04.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:1994.05.31
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Titular Bishop of Flenucleta (1994.04.06 – 1998.08.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória (Brazil) (1994.04.06 – 1998.08.12)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1998.08.12 – 2002.07.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil) (2002.07.17 – 2004.01.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2004.01.28 – 2011.01.04)

Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life (2011.01.04 – ...)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina (2012.02.18 [2012.05.20] – ...)

Archbishop Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I. (72)Bishop Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I. (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.05.08 – 1997.05.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)
Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

Deus caritas est

Born:1943.09.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1985.04.28

Titular Bishop of Lysinia (1985.02.16 – 1991.05.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Florianópolis (Brazil) (1985.02.16 – 1991.05.08)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1991.05.08 – 1997.05.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil) (1997.05.07 – 2002.02.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Florianópolis (Brazil) (2002.02.20 – 2011.01.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (2011.01.12 – ...)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2015.04.20 – ...)

Bishop Geraldo Claudio Luiz Micheletto Pellanda, C.P.Permalink
(1965.03.20 – 1991.01.02)

Born:1916.09.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1939.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1961.02.11
Died:1991.01.02 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Mades (1960.11.09 – 1965.03.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1960.11.09 – 1965.03.20)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1965.03.20 – 1991.01.02)

Bishop Antônio MazzarottoPermalink
(1929.12.16 – 1965.03.20)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1890.09.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1914.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1930.02.23
Died:1980.07.15 († 89)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (1929.12.16 – 1965.03.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Palmas (Brazil) (1935 – 1936)

Titular Bishop of Octabia (1965.03.20 – 1971.03.16)

Former Prelates


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