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Diocese of

Viana

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 26,000 km²

Population: 524,000 Catholics (79.8% of 657,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Luís do Maranhão

Neighbouring Dioceses: Imperatriz (↙), Zé Doca (←), Pinheiro (↑), São Luís do Maranhão (↗), Coroatá (→), Bacabal (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 27 parishes, 37 priests (28 diocesan, 9 religious), 4 deacons, 43 lay religious (12 brothers, 31 sisters), 8 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (28)

Imperatriz (↙), Zé Doca (←), Pinheiro (↑), São Luís do Maranhão (↗), Coroatá (→), Bacabal (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Viana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (54)Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (54)Permalink
(2010.07.07 – 2017.12.20)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1964.04.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.18

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (2010.07.07 – 2017.12.20)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (2017.12.20 – ...)

Bishop Xavier Gilles de Maupeou d’Ableiges (83)Bishop Xavier Gilles de Maupeou d’Ableiges (83)Permalink
(1998.02.18 – 2010.07.07)

Bishop emeritus of Viana (Brazil)

Omnia Possum in eo qui me confortat

Born:1935.03.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1995.09.03

Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ (1995.08.02 – 1998.02.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1995.08.02 – 1998.02.18)

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (1998.02.18 – 2010.07.07)

Bishop Adalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap. (89)Bishop Adalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap. (89)Permalink
(1975.04.03 – 1995.05.24)

Titular Bishop of Capsa
Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Fortaleza (Brazil)

Veni ministrare

Born:1929.01.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.03

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (1975.04.03 – 1995.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1995.05.24 – 2004.03.24)

Titular Bishop of Capsa (1995.05.24 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Hélio CamposPermalink
(1969.04.14 – 1975.01.23)

Born:1912.07.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:1969.07.06
Died:1975.01.23 († 62)

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (1969.04.14 – 1975.01.23)

Bishop Amleto de Angelis, M.S.C.Permalink
(1963.05.30 – 1967.02.25)

Born:1919.01.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1943.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1963.07.14
Died:1967.02.25 († 48)

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (1963.05.30 – 1967.02.25)


as of 2018.11.07

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