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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Ribeirão Preto

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 8,783 km²

Population: 813,100 Catholics (70.2% of 1,159,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Barretos, Catanduva, Franca, Jaboticabal, Jales, São João da Boa Vista, São José do Rio Preto, Votuporanga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jaboticabal (←), Barretos (↖), Franca (↑), Guaxupé (→), São João da Boa Vista (↘), Limeira (↘), São Carlos (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 89 parishes, 5 missions, 149 priests (113 diocesan, 36 religious), 34 deacons, 227 lay religious (131 brothers, 96 sisters), 51 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Jaboticabal (←), Barretos (↖), Franca (↑), Guaxupé (→), São João da Boa Vista (↘), Limeira (↘), São Carlos (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2013.04.24 – ...):Archbishop Moacir Silva (64)Archbishop Moacir Silva (64)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Ribeirão Preto (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Moacir Silva (64)Archbishop Moacir Silva (64)Permalink
(2013.04.24 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil)

Permanecei em mim

Born:1954.07.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2004.12.11

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (2004.10.20 – 2013.04.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (2013.04.24 – ...)

Archbishop Joviano de Lima Júnior, S.S.S.Permalink
(2006.04.05 – 2012.06.21)

Deus está conosco

Born:1942.04.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.27
Died:2012.06.21 († 70)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (1995.10.25 – 2006.04.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (2006.04.05 – 2012.06.21)

Archbishop Arnaldo RibeiroPermalink
(1988.12.28 – 2006.04.05)

Parare Vias Domini

Born:1930.01.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1954.03.13
Consecrated Bishop:1975.12.27
Died:2009.12.15 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Sicilibba (1975.11.06 – 1988.12.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (1975.11.06 – 1988.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1988.12.28 – 2006.04.05)

Archbishop Romeu AlbertiPermalink
(1982.06.03 – 1988.08.06)

Ut unum sint

Born:1927.04.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1951.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.24
Died:1988.08.06 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Belali (1964.03.25 – 1965.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1964.03.25 – 1965.02.22)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (1965.02.22 – 1982.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1982.06.03 – 1988.08.06)

Archbishop Bernardo José Bueno MielePermalink
(1972.07.12 – 1981.12.22)

In caritate radicati

Born:1923.09.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1963.02.10
Died:1981.12.22 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Bararus (1962.11.22 – 1967.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Campinas (Brazil) (1962.11.22 – 1967.01.25)

Titular Archbishop of Uppenna (1967.01.25 – 1972.07.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1967.01.25 – 1972.07.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1972.07.12 – 1981.12.22)

Archbishop Felício César da Cunha Vasconcellos, O.F.M.Permalink
(1965.03.25 – 1972.07.12)

Born:1904.05.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1933.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.29
Died:1972.07.12 († 68)

Bishop of Penedo (Brazil) (1949.03.30 – 1957.04.03)

Titular Archbishop of Verissa (1957.04.03 – 1965.03.25)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Florianópolis (Brazil) (1957.04.03 – 1965.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1965.03.25 – 1972.07.12)

Archbishop Agnelo Rossi (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1962.09.06 – 1964.11.01)

Oportet illum regnare

Born:1910.05.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1956.04.15
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1995.05.21 († 85)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí (Brazil) (1956.03.05 – 1962.09.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1962.09.06 – 1964.11.01)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1964 – 1970)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1964.11.01 – 1970.10.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Gran Madre di Dio (1965.02.25 – 1984.06.25)

Prefect of Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith (1970.10.22 – 1984.04.08)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1976.05.25 – 1977.06.27)

President of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (1984.04.08 – 1989.12.06)

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina–Poggio Mirteto (1984.06.25 – 1995.05.21)

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (1986.12.19 – 1993.05.31)

Cardinal Dean of College of Cardinals (1986.12.19 – 1993.05.31)

Archbishop Luis do Amaral MousinhoPermalink
(1958.04.19 – 1962.04.24)

Consentire romano pontefice

Born:1912.11.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1948.11.28
Died:1962.04.24 († 49)

Bishop of Cajazeiras (Brazil) (1948.08.30 – 1952.03.18)

Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1952.03.18 – 1958.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1958.04.19 – 1962.04.24)

Bishops of Ribeirão Preto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis do Amaral Mousinho (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1952.03.18 – 1958.04.19)

(see above)

Archbishop Manuel da Silveira d’ElbouxPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.08.19 – 1951)

Bishop Manuel da Silveira d’Elboux (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1946.02.22 – 1950.08.19)

Caritas Christi urget

Born:1904.02.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1931.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1940.03.31
Died:1970.02.06 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Barca (1940.01.10 – 1946.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1940.01.10 – 1946.02.22)

Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1946.02.22 – 1950.08.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1950.08.19 – 1951)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1950.08.19 – 1970.02.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Paranaguá (Brazil) (1962.07.21 – 1963.01.07)

Bishop Alberto José GonçalvesPermalink
(1908.12.05 – 1945.03.06)

Born:1859.01.20 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1882.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:1909.02.02
Died:1945.03.06 († 86)

Bishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1908.12.05 – 1945.03.06)

Former Prelates


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