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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Porto Velho

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Cruzeiro do Sul, Guajará-Mirim, Humaitá, Ji-Paraná, Rio Branco, Lábrea

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guajará-Mirim (↙), Pando (↙), Rio Branco (←), Lábrea (↖), Humaitá (↗), Ji-Paraná (↘)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.11.30 – ...):Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del Prado (65)Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del Prado (65)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Porto Velho (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del Prado (65)Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del Prado (65)
(2011.11.30 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (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 – ...)

Archbishop Moacyr Grechi, O.S.M. (78)Archbishop Moacyr Grechi, O.S.M. (78)
(1998.07.29 – 2011.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Porto Velho (Brazil)

Born:1936.01.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.21

Bishop-Prelate of Acre e Purus (Brazil) (1972.07.10 – 1986.02.15)

Titular Bishop of Vegesela in Numidia (1973.07.20 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop of Rio Branco (Brazil) (1986.02.15 – 1998.07.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1998.07.29 – 2011.11.30)

Archbishop José Martins da Silva, S.D.N. (79)Archbishop José Martins da Silva, S.D.N. (79)
(1982.10.04 – 1997.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Porto Velho (Brazil)

Virtute Dei

Born:1935.06.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.02

Bishop-Prelate of Vila Rondônia (Brazil) (1978.01.03 – 1982.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1982.10.04 – 1997.09.03)

Bishops of Porto Velho (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Batista Costa, S.D.B.
(1979.10.16 – 1982.06.09)

Born:1902.12.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1946.11.30
Died:1996.04.17 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Scilium (1946.10.01 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1946.10.01 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1982.06.09)

Prelates of Porto Velho (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Batista Costa, S.D.B.
(1946.10.01 – 1979.10.16)

(see above)

Bishop Pedro Massa, S.D.B.
(Apostolic Administrator 1925.07.25 – 1946.10.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.08.07

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