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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Sorocaba

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 4,053 km²

Population: 710,747 Catholics (70.0% of 1,015,353 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Itapetininga, Itapeva, Jundiaí, Registro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Itapetininga (←), Piracicaba (↑), Jundiaí (↗), Osasco (→), Registro (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 56 parishes, 89 priests (70 diocesan, 19 religious), 44 deacons, 181 lay religious (52 brothers, 129 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (56)

Itapetininga (←), Piracicaba (↑), Jundiaí (↗), Osasco (→), Registro (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2016.12.28 – ...):Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C. (54)Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C. (54)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Sorocaba (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C. (54)Archbishop Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C. (54)Permalink
(2016.12.28 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sorocaba (Brazil)

Bonum facientes infatigabiles

Born:1962.11.20 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.24
Consecrated Bishop:2011.07.09

Titular Bishop of Thagamuta (2011.05.04 – 2016.12.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2011.05.04 – 2016.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (2016.12.28 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Eduardo Benes de Sales Rodrigues (76)Archbishop Eduardo Benes de Sales Rodrigues (76)Permalink
(2005.05.04 – 2016.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Sorocaba (Brazil)

Mitis et Humilis Corde

Born:1941.06.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.21

Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ (1998.03.11 – 2001.01.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1998.03.11 – 2001.01.10)

Bishop of Lorena (Brazil) (2001.01.10 – 2005.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (2005.05.04 – 2016.12.28)

Archbishop José Lambert Filho, C.S.S.Permalink
(1992.04.29 – 2005.05.04)

Sentir com a Igreja

Born:1929.03.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1954.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:1975.03.19
Died:2007.02.26 († 77)

Bishop of Itapeva (Brazil) (1975.01.04 – 1979.11.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1979.11.30 – 1981.03.20)

Bishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1981.03.20 – 1992.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1992.04.29 – 2005.05.04)

Bishops of Sorocaba (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Lambert Filho, C.S.S. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.03.20 – 1992.04.29)

(see above)

Bishop José Melhado CamposPermalink
(1973.01.08 – 1981.03.20)

Cum matre Jesu

Born:1909.11.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.17
Died:1996.09.21 († 86)

Bishop of Lorena (Brazil) (1960.05.29 – 1965.02.22)

Titular Bishop of Hospita (1965.02.22 – 1973.01.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1965.02.22 – 1973.01.08)

Bishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1973.01.08 – 1981.03.20)

Bishop José Carlos de AguirrePermalink
(1924.07.04 – 1973.01.08)

Por ele, com ele, nele

Born:1880.04.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1904.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1924.12.08
Died:1973.01.08 († 92)

Bishop of Sorocaba (Brazil) (1924.07.04 – 1973.01.08)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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