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Diocese of

Roraima

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 224,300 km²

Population: 226,500 Catholics (61.5% of 368,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Neighbouring Dioceses: São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↙), Puerto Ayacucho (←), Ciudad Bolívar (↖), Caroní (↑), Georgetown (↗), Óbidos (↘), Itacoatiara (↘), Manaus (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 10 parishes, 8 missions, 49 priests (22 diocesan, 27 religious), 2 deacons, 83 lay religious (32 brothers, 51 sisters), 5 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.06.22 – ...):Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Roraima (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva (52)Permalink
(2016.06.22 – ...)

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil)

Testemunhar e servir

Born:1966.10.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2010.08.20

Titular Bishop of Arena (2010.06.09 – 2016.06.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus (Brazil) (2010.06.09 – 2016.06.22)

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) (2016.06.22 – ...)

Archbishop Roque Paloschi (62)Bishop Roque Paloschi (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.05.18 – 2015.10.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil)

Fiz-me servo

Born:1956.11.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.17

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) (2005.05.18 – 2015.10.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (2015.10.14 – ...)

Bishop Apparecido José Dias, S.V.D.Permalink
(1996.06.26 – 2004.05.30)

Born:1931.12.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.16
Died:2004.05.30 († 72)

Bishop of Registro (Brazil) (1974.12.13 – 1996.06.26)

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) (1996.06.26 – 2004.05.30)

Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C. (99)Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C. (99)Permalink
(1979.12.04 – 1996.06.26)

Bishop emeritus of Roraima (Brazil)

Gratia et pax multiplicentur

Born:1919.11.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1975.10.05

Titular Bishop of Nasai (1975.05.14 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) (1975.05.14 – 1979.12.04)

Bishop of Roraima (Brazil) (1979.12.04 – 1996.06.26)

Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C. (99)Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C. (99)Permalink
(1975.05.14 – 1979.12.04)

(see above)

Prelates of Roraima (Roman Rite)

Bishop Servílio Conti, I.M.C.Permalink
(1965.01.01 – 1975.05.03)

Servus tuus ego sum

Born:1916.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1944.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.05
Died:2014.09.14 († 97)

Bishop-Prelate of Roraima (Brazil) (1965.01.01 – 1975.05.03)

Titular Bishop of Thuburbo maius (1968.02.08 – 2014.09.14)

Bishop José Nepote-Fus, I.M.C.Permalink
(1952.04.18 – 1965)

Born:1893.04.25 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1920.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1952.07.06
Died:1966.08.09 († 73)

Prefect Apostolic of Meru (Kenya) (1936.09.16 – 1948.08.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Rio Branco (Brazil) (1948.08.07 – 1952.04.18)

Bishop-Prelate of Roraima (Brazil) (1952.04.18 – 1965)

Titular Bishop of Helos (1952.04.18 – 1966.08.09)

Prelates of Rio Branco (Roman Rite)

Fr. José Nepote-Fus, I.M.C. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1948.08.07 – 1952.04.18)

Bishop Lorenz Zeller, O.S.B.Permalink
(1944.08.30 – 1945.09.01)

Born:1873.07.13 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1899.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1939.02.05
Died:1945.09.01 († 72)

Apostolic Administrator ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Rio Branco (Brazil) (1939.01.07 – 1944.08.30)

Titular Bishop of Dorylaëum (1939.01.07 – 1945.09.01)

Bishop-Prelate of Rio Branco (Brazil) (1944.08.30 – 1945.09.01)

Bishop Lorenz Zeller, O.S.B.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator ad nutum Sanctae Sedis 1939.01.07 – 1944.08.30)


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