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Diocese of

Tianguá

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,680 km²

Population: 396,943 Catholics (86.5% of 458,828 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Parnaíba (↖), Sobral (→), Crateús (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 21 (2011)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 50 priests (39 diocesan, 11 religious), 9 deacons, 88 lay religious (21 brothers, 67 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (27)

Parnaíba (↖), Sobral (→), Crateús (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.02.15 – ...):Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (49)Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tianguá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (49)Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (49)Permalink
(2017.02.15 – ...)

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil)

Zelus Domus tuæ comedit me

Born:1969.10.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1997.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2017.04.22

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil) (2017.02.15 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R. (77)Bishop Francisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R. (77)Permalink
(1991.03.06 – 2017.02.15)

Bishop emeritus of Tianguá (Brazil)

Bonus eris minister

Born:1941.01.13 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.19

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil) (1991.03.06 – 2017.02.15)

Bishop Timóteo Francisco Nemésio Pereira Cordeiro, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1971.03.13 – 1990.03.20)

Ecce adsum

Born:1928.03.20 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.04
Died:1990.03.20 († 62)

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil) (1971.03.13 – 1990.03.20)


as of 2018.11.07

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