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Diocese of

Sobral

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tianguá (←), Itapipoca (→), Fortaleza (↘), Crateús (↓)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sobral (Roman Rite)

Bishop Odelir José Magri, M.C.C.J. (51)Bishop Odelir José Magri, M.C.C.J. (51)
(2010.10.11 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop of Chapecó (Brazil)

Vinde após mim, e eu vos farei pescadores de homens

Born:1963.04.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:2010.12.12

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (2010.10.11 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop of Chapecó (Brazil) (2014.12.03 – ...)

Archbishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (67)Bishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (67) (later Archbishop)
(2005.05.18 – 2009.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil)

Secundum Verbum Tuum

Born:1947.06.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2000.08.20

Titular Bishop of Tacia montana (2000.05.31 – 2005.05.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil) (2000.05.31 – 2005.05.18)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (2005.05.18 – 2009.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil) (2009.07.01 – ...)

Archbishop Aldo di Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S. (65)Bishop Aldo di Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S. (65) (later Archbishop)
(1998.03.18 – 2004.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil)

Unum Corpus Unus Spiritus

Born:1949.09.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1997.10.31

Coadjutor Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1997.09.10 – 1998.03.18)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1998.03.18 – 2004.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil) (2004.05.05 – ...)

Bishop Walfrido Teixeira Vieira
(1965.01.06 – 1998.03.18)

Born:1921.12.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1961.06.29
Died:2001.11.09 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Laranda (1961.03.25 – 1965.01.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1961.03.25 – 1965.01.06)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1965.01.06 – 1998.03.18)

Bishop João José da Mota e Albuquerque (later Archbishop)
(1961.02.28 – 1964.04.28)

Born:1913.03.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1935.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:1957.04.28
Died:1987.09.12 († 74)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (1957.01.04 – 1961.02.28)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1961.02.28 – 1964.04.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1964.04.28 – 1984.03.20)

Bishop José Tupinambá da Frota
(1924.03.10 – 1959.09.25)

Born:1882.09.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1905.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:1916.06.29
Died:1959.09.25 († 77)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1916.01.24 – 1923.04.06)

Bishop of Uberaba (Brazil) (1923.04.06 – 1924.03.10)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1924.03.10 – 1959.09.25)

Bishop José Tupinambá da Frota
(1916.01.24 – 1923.04.06)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.12

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