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Diocese of

Ruy Barbosa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,898 km²

Population: 353,900 Catholics (76.7% of 461,700 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Livramento de Nossa Senhora (↙), Irecê (↖), Bonfim (↑), Serrinha (→), Feira de Santana (→), Amargosa (↘), Jequié (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 23 parishes, 28 priests (16 diocesan, 12 religious), 1 deacon, 66 lay religious (23 brothers, 43 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.06.08 – ...):Bishop André de Witte (72)Bishop André de Witte (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ruy Barbosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop André de Witte (72)Bishop André de Witte (72)Permalink
(1994.06.08 – ...)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil)

Cristo sempre

Born:1944.12.31 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1994.08.28

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1994.06.08 – ...)

Bishop Mathias William Schmidt, O.S.B.Permalink
(1976.05.14 – 1992.05.24)

Born:1931.04.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.10
Died:1992.05.24 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Mutugenna (1972.06.10 – 1976.05.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jataí (Brazil) (1972.06.10 – 1976.05.14)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1976.05.14 – 1992.05.24)

Bishop José Adelino DantasPermalink
(1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

In finem dilexit

Born:1910.03.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.14
Died:1983.03.24 († 73)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1952.06.10 – 1958.05.03)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1958.05.03 – 1967.02.20)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop Epaminondas José de AraújoPermalink
(1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

In verbo tuo

Born:1922.03.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1945.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1960.03.27
Died:2010.06.09 († 88)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (1966.10.27 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1978.06.05 – 1984.11.28)


as of 2017.09.25

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