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Diocese of

Tianguá

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 9,680 km²

Population: 405,100 Catholics (83.0% of 488,013 total) (2020)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 46 priests (39 diocesan, 7 religious), 9 deacons, 66 lay religious (7 brothers, 59 sisters), 20 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

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

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Anne (July 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 21 (2011)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (27)

Parnaíba (↖), Sobral (→), Crateús (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.02.15 – ...):Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (52)Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tianguá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (52)Bishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (52)Permalink
(2017.02.15 – ...)

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil)

Zelus Domus tuæ comedit me

Born:1969.10.03 (Jardim, 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. (81)Bishop Francisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R. (81)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)


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