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Territorial Prelature of

Tefé

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature

Area: 264,677 km²

Population: 197,550 Catholics (77.5% of 255,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 21 priests (7 diocesan, 14 religious), 8 deacons, 30 lay religious (15 brothers, 15 sisters), 2 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cruzeiro do Sul (↙), Alto Solimões (←), Leticia (←), Mitú (↖), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↑), Coari (→), Lábrea (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Cúria Prelatícia, Rua Duque de Caxias 438, 69470-000 Tefé, AM, Brazil

Phone: (097)3343-2563

History


Special Churches

Cruzeiro do Sul (↙), Alto Solimões (←), Leticia (←), Mitú (↖), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↑), Coari (→), Lábrea (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate:vacant

Ordinaries

Prelates of Tefé (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (54)Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (54)Permalink
(2014.05.14 – 2021.06.09)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil)

Servo de Cristo para missão

Born:1967.03.05 (Sertânia, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1996.01.20
Consecrated Bishop:2014.08.28

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2014.05.14 – 2021.06.09)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (2021.06.09 – ...)

Bishop Sérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.10.19 – 2012.12.12)

Habitou entre nós

Born:1954.05.31 (Regente Feijó, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.09
Died:2021.03.03 (Manaus, Brazil † 66)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2000.10.19 – 2012.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (2012.12.12 – 2019.11.27)

Bishop Mário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp. (81)Bishop Mário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp. (81)Permalink
(1982.12.15 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Tefé (Brazil)

Vim para servir

Born:1940.08.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1980.10.19

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1980.07.31 – 1982.12.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1982.12.15 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1952.04.18 – 1982.12.15)

Iter para tutum

Born:1906.03.05 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1952.07.06
Died:1992.07.14 († 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Tefé (Brazil) (1946.07.19 – 1950.08.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Tefé (Brazil) (1950.08.11 – 1952.04.18)

Titular Bishop of Photice (1952.04.18 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1952.04.18 – 1982.12.15)

Prefects Apostolic of Tefé (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.08.11 – 1952.04.18)

Fr. Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1946.07.19 – 1950.08.11)

(see above)

Fr. Miguel Alfredo Barat, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1945 – 1946)

Fr. Miguel Alfredo Barat, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1910.08.16 – 1945)

Born:1864.11.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.04
Died:1946 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Tefé (Brazil) (1910.08.16 – 1945)

Apostolic Administrator of Tefé (Brazil) (1945 – 1946)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.10.29

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