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Diocese of

Rio Grande

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,270 km²

Population: 210,000 Catholics (70.0% of 300,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pelotas

Neighbouring Dioceses: Minas (↙), Melo (↙), Pelotas (↖), Porto Alegre (↑), Osório (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 15 parishes, 29 priests (15 diocesan, 14 religious), 11 deacons, 72 lay religious (20 brothers, 52 sisters), 7 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.02.17 – ...):Bishop Ricardo Hoepers (45)Bishop Ricardo Hoepers (45)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rio Grande (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ricardo Hoepers (45)Bishop Ricardo Hoepers (45)Permalink
(2016.02.17 – ...)

Bishop of Rio Grande (Brazil)

Born:1970.12.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1999.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.14

Bishop of Rio Grande (Brazil) (2016.02.17 – ...)

Bishop José Mário Stroeher (77)Bishop José Mário Stroeher (77)Permalink
(1986.08.08 – 2016.02.17)

Bishop emeritus of Rio Grande (Brazil)

Vosso é o Reino de Deus

Born:1939.03.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1983.06.24

Titular Bishop of Nicives (1983.03.25 – 1986.08.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1983.03.25 – 1986.08.08)

Bishop of Rio Grande (Brazil) (1986.08.08 – 2016.02.17)

Bishop Frederico DidonetPermalink
(1971.07.14 – 1986.08.08)

Vim para servir

Born:1910.12.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1971.09.12
Died:1988.10.04 († 77)

Bishop of Rio Grande (Brazil) (1971.07.14 – 1986.08.08)


as of 2016.08.19

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