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Diocese of

Viseu

Portugal Portugal

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,400 km²

Population: 261,200 Catholics (96.8% of 269,700 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Braga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Coimbra (↙), Aveiro (←), Porto (↖), Lamego (↑), Guarda (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: São Teotónio (February 18)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 23

Statistics: 208 parishes, 351 missions, 1,230 priests (1,216 diocesan, 14 religious), 10 deacons, 156 lay religious (24 brothers, 132 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Coimbra (↙), Aveiro (←), Porto (↖), Lamego (↑), Guarda (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.05.03 – ...):Bishop António Luciano dos Santos Costa (66)Bishop António Luciano dos Santos Costa (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Viseu (Roman Rite)

Bishop António Luciano dos Santos Costa (66)Bishop António Luciano dos Santos Costa (66)Permalink
(2018.05.03 – ...)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal)

Born:1952.05.03 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2018.06.17

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (2018.05.03 – ...)

Bishop Ilídio Pinto Leandro (67)Bishop Ilídio Pinto Leandro (67)Permalink
(2006.06.10 – 2018.05.03)

Bishop emeritus of Viseu (Portugal)

Born:1950.12.14 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.23

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (2006.06.10 – 2018.05.03)

Cardinal António Augusto dos Santos Marto (71)Bishop António Augusto dos Santos Marto (71) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2004.04.22 – 2006.04.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria sopra Minerva
Bishop of Leiria–Fátima (Portugal)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Portugal

Servadores da vossa alegria

Born:1947.05.05 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1971.11.07
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.11
Created Cardinal:2018.06.28

Titular Bishop of Bladia (2000.11.10 – 2004.04.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Braga (Portugal) (2000.11.10 – 2004.04.22)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (2004.04.22 – 2006.04.22)

Bishop of Leiria–Fátima (Portugal) (2006.04.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Portugal (2008 – 2011)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Portugal (2013.06.19 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria sopra Minerva (2018.06.28 – ...)

Bishop António Ramos Monteiro, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1988.09.14 – 2004.04.03)

Born:1928.10.10 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1951.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:1987.10.11
Died:2004.04.03 († 75)

Coadjutor Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1987.08.21 – 1988.09.14)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1988.09.14 – 2004.04.03)

Bishop José Pedro da SilvaPermalink
(1965.02.13 – 1988.09.14)

Born:1917.04.05 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1943.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1956.11.18
Died:2000.05.23 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Thiava (1956.07.30 – 1965.02.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1956.07.30 – 1965.02.13)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1965.02.13 – 1988.09.14)

Bishop José da Cruz Moreira PintoPermalink
(1928.05.09 – 1964.11.12)

Born:1887.08.29 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1910.01.16
Consecrated Bishop:1928.06.15
Died:1964.11.12 († 77)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1928.05.09 – 1964.11.12)

Bishop António Alves FerreiraPermalink
(1911.07.02 – 1927.01.29)

Born:1864.06.11 (Portugal)
Died:1927.01.29 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Martyropolis (1907.12.19 – 1911.07.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1907.12.19 – 1911.07.02)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1911.07.02 – 1927.01.29)

Bishop José Dias Correia de CarvalhoPermalink
(1883.08.09 – 1911.07.02)

Born:1830.12.19
Died:1911.07.02 († 80)

Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) (1871.06.26 – 1883.08.09)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1883.08.09 – 1911.07.02)

Bishop António Alves Martins, O.F.M.Permalink
(1862.07 – 1882)

Born:1808.02.18 (Portugal)
Died:1908.02.05 († 99)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1862.07 – 1882)

Bishop José Xavier de Cerveira e SousaPermalink
(1859.01.07 – 1862.03.15)

Born:1797.11.27 (Portugal)
Consecrated Bishop:1844.06.02
Died:1862.03.15 († 64)

Bishop of Funchal (Portugal) (1843.06.14 – 1848.04.18)

Bishop of Beja (Portugal) (1848.04.18 – 1859.01.07)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1859.01.07 – 1862.03.15)

Bishop José Manuel de LemosPermalink
(1856.09.18 – 1858.09.27)

Born: (Portugal)
Died:1870

Bishop of Bragança e Miranda (Portugal) (1854.04.07 – 1856.09.18)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1856.09.18 – 1858.09.27)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1858.09.27 – 1870)

Bishop José Joaquim de Azevedo e Moura (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1846.01.19 – 1856.06.16)

Born:1794.10.18 (Portugal)
Died:1876.11.27 († 82)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1846.01.19 – 1856.06.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1856.06.16 – 1876.11.27)

Bishop Francisco Alexandre LoboPermalink
(1819 – 1844.12)

Born:1763.09.14 (Portugal)
Died:1844.12 († 81)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1819 – 1844.12)

Bishop Francisco Monteiro Pereira de AzevedoPermalink
(1792 – 1819)

Cor nostrum ardens

Died:1819

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1792 – 1819)

Bishop José do Menino Jesus, O.C.D.Permalink
(1783.07.18 – 1791.01.14)

Born:1735
Consecrated Bishop:1780.11.30
Died:1791.01.14 († 56)

Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1780.09.18 – 1783.07.18)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1783.07.18 – 1791.01.14)

Bishop Antônio de Guadalupe, O.F.M.Permalink
(1740.02.12 – 1740.08.31)

Born:1672.09.27 (Portugal)
Consecrated Bishop:1725.05.13
Died:1740.08.31 († 67)

Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1725.02.21 – 1740.02.12)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1740.02.12 – 1740.08.31)

Bishop Júlio Francisco de OliveiraPermalink
(1740 – 1765)

Died:1765

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1740 – 1765)

Bishop Jerónimo SoaresPermalink
(1694.08.30 – 1720)

Died:1720

Bishop of Elvas (1690.03.06 – 1694.08.30)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1694.08.30 – 1720)

Bishop Ricardo RussellPermalink
(1685.09.10 – 1693.11.15)

Born:1630 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1671.09.27
Died:1693.11.15 († 63)

Bishop of Portalegre (Portugal) (1671.07.01 – 1685.09.10)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1685.09.10 – 1693.11.15)

Bishop João de MeloPermalink
(1673 – 1684.04.24)

Born:1624
Died:1704.06.28 († 80)

Bishop of Elvas (1671 – 1673)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1673 – 1684.04.24)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1684.04.24 – 1704.06.28)

Bishop Manuel de SaldanhaPermalink
(1669 – 1671)

Died:1671

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1669 – 1671)

Bishop Dinis de Melo e CastroPermalink
(1636 – 1639)

Died:1639

Bishop of Leiria (Portugal) (1627 – 1636)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1636 – 1639)

Bishop of Guarda (Portugal) (1639 – 1639)

Bishop Miguel de CastroPermalink
(1633 – 1634)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1633 – 1634)

Bishop Bernardino de Senis, O.F.M.Permalink
(1630.12.16 – 1632.10.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1631.07.13
Died:1632.10.05

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1630.12.16 – 1632.10.05)

Bishop João de Portugal, O.P.Permalink
(1626 – 1629)

Died:1629

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1626 – 1629)

Bishop João Manuel de Ataíde (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1609 – 1625.02.19)

Born:1570 (Portugal)
Died:1633.07.04 († 63)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1609 – 1625.02.19)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1625.02.19 – 1632.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1632.11.24 – 1633.07.04)

Bishop João de BragançaPermalink
(1599 – 1609.02.04)

Died:1609.02.04

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1599 – 1609.02.04)

Bishop António de Sousa, O.P.Permalink
(1594 – 1597.05)

Died:1597.05

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1594 – 1597.05)

Bishop Nuno de NoronhaPermalink
(1586 – 1594)

Born:1540

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1586 – 1594)

Bishop of Guarda (Portugal) (1594 – 1608)

Bishop Miguel de Castro (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1579 – 1586.02.26)

Born:1536 (Portugal)
Died:1625.07.01 († 89)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1579 – 1586.02.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1586.02.26 – 1625.07.01)

Bishop Jorge de AtaídePermalink
(1568.07.23 – 1578)

Died:1578

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1568.07.23 – 1578)

Bishop Gonçalo PinheiroPermalink
(1552.06.27 – 1567.11)

Died:1567.11

Bishop of Marocco (Morocco) (1542.11.23 – 1552.06.27)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1552.06.27 – 1567.11)

Cardinal Alessandro FarnesePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1547.04.22 – 1552.06.27)

Cardinal Miguel da SilvaPermalink
(1526.11.21 – 1547.04.22)

Born:1480 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal in pectore:1539.12.19
Revealed as Cardinal:1541.12.02
Died:1556.06.05 († 76)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Guarda (Portugal) (1516 – 1519)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1526.11.21 – 1547.04.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (1542.02.06 – 1543.10.05)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Prassede (1543.10.05 – 1552.06.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Massa Marittima (Italy) (1549.05.20 – 1555)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1552.06.27 – 1553.11.29)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1553.11.29 – 1553.12.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1553.12.11 – 1556.06.05)

Bishop João de ChavesPermalink
(1524 – 1525)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1524 – 1525)

Cardinal Afonso de PortugalPermalink
(1519.02.23 – 1523.02.20)

Born:1509.04.23 (Portugal)
Created Cardinal:1517.07.01
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1535?
Died:1540.04.16 († 30)

Bishop of Guarda (Portugal) (1516.09.09 – 1519.02.23)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1519.02.23 – 1523.02.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1523.02.20 – 1540.04.16)

Bishop of Évora (Portugal) (1523.02.20 – 1540.04.16)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Lucia in Septisolio (1525.07.06 – 1535.08.13)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1535.08.13 – 1540.04.16)

Bishop Diego de Ortiz de VilhegasPermalink
(1505.06.27 – 1519)

Died:1519

Bishop of Marocco (Morocco) (1491 – 1500.05.03)

Bishop of Ceuta (Spain) (1500.05.03 – 1505.06.27)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1505.06.27 – 1519)

Cardinal Jorge da CostaPermalink
(1505 – 1505)

Born:1406 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1463
Created Cardinal in pectore:1476.12.18
Revealed as Cardinal:1476.12.20
Died:1508.09.18 († 102)

Bishop of Évora (Portugal) (1463.03.06 – 1464.11.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1464.11.26 – 1500.06.28)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1477.01.15 – 1484.11.08)

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1481.09.05 – 1486)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Trastevere (1484.11.08 – 1489.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1486 – 1488)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1486.01.11 – 1487)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (1489.10.15 – 1491.10.10)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1491.10.10 – 1501.05.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina in commendum (1491.10.10 – 1508.09.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Braga (Portugal) (1501 – 1505)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1501.05.14 – 1503)

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1503 – 1508.09.18)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1505 – 1505)

Bishop Fernando Gonçalves de MirandaPermalink
(1484 – 1505)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1484 – 1505)

Bishop João Gomes de AbreuPermalink
(1464 – 1482)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1464 – 1482)

Bishop João VicentePermalink
(1444 – 1463)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1432 – 1446)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1444 – 1463)

Bishop Luís Coutinho (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1439 – 1444.04.01)

Born:1390 (Portugal)
Died:1453.04 († 63)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1439 – 1444.04.01)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1444.04.01 – 1452.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1452.11.15 – 1453.04)

Bishop Luís Gonçalves do AmaralPermalink
(1431 – 1439)

Died:1444.02.10

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1431 – 1439)

Bishop Luis Gonçalves de AmaralPermalink
(1430.09.25 – 1439.09.09)

Born: (Portugal)
Consecrated Bishop:1426?
Died:1444.02.10

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1426.06.05 – 1430.09.25)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1430.09.25 – 1439.09.09)

Bishop Garcia de MenezesPermalink
(1426.04.10 – 1430)

Died:1430

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1418.07.15 – 1421.06.25)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1421.06.25 – 1426.04.10)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1426.04.10 – 1430)

Bishop João de ÉvoraPermalink
(1426 – 1426)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1426 – 1426)

Bishop João HomemPermalink
(1392 – 1425)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1392 – 1425)

Bishop João PiresPermalink
(1385 – 1391)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1385 – 1391)

Bishop Pedro LourençoPermalink
(? – 1385)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (? – 1385)

Bishop João MartinsPermalink
(1378? – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1378? – ?)

Bishop Gonçalo de FigueiredoPermalink
(1365 – 1375)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1365 – 1375)

Bishop João HomemPermalink
(1333 – 1362)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1333 – 1362)

Bishop Miguel VivasPermalink
(1329 – 1332)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1329 – 1332)

Bishop GonçaloPermalink
(1323 – 1328)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1323 – 1328)

Bishop MartinhoPermalink
(1313 – 1323)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1313 – 1323)

Bishop EgasPermalink
(1289 – 1313)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1289 – 1313)

Bishop MateusPermalink
(1275 – 1287)

Died:1287

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1254.08.06 – 1268)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1268 – 1275)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1275 – 1287)

Bishop MateusPermalink
(1254.08.06 – 1268)

(see above)

Bishop Pedro GonçalvesPermalink
(1249 – 1253)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1249 – 1253)

Bishop GilPermalink
(1223 – 1248?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1223 – 1248?)

Bishop BartolomeuPermalink
(1215 – 1222)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1215 – 1222)

Bishop Fernando RaimundesPermalink
(1213 – 1214)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1213 – 1214)

Bishop NicolauPermalink
(1192 – 1213)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1192 – 1213)

Bishop João PiresPermalink
(1179 – 1192)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1179 – 1192)

Bishop Godinho SoaresPermalink
(1171 – 1176)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1171 – 1176)

Bishop MarcosPermalink
(1170 – 1170)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1170 – 1170)

Bishop GonçaloPermalink
(1166 – 1169)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1166 – 1169)

Bishop OdórioPermalink
(1147 – 1166)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1147 – 1166)

Saint Fr. Teotónio (Theotonius), O.R.C.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1112 – 1112)

Saint Bishop TeotónioPermalink
(1112 – ?)

Born:1082
Died:1162.02.18 († 80)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1112 – ?)

Bishop MaurícioPermalink
(1102 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1102 – ?)

Bishop SisnandoPermalink
(? – 1064)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (? – 1064)

Bishop GomesPermalink
(1020 – 1050)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (1020 – 1050)

Bishop IquilianoPermalink
(974 – 1000?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (974 – 1000?)

Bishop HermenegildoPermalink
(961 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (961 – ?)

Bishop DulcídioPermalink
(937 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (937 – ?)

Bishop SalomãoPermalink
(928 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (928 – ?)

Bishop AnsericoPermalink
(922 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (922 – ?)

Bishop GundemiroPermalink
(905 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (905 – ?)

Bishop TeodomiroPermalink
(876? – 905)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (876? – 905)

Bishop TeofredoPermalink
(693 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (693 – ?)

Bishop ViliefonsoPermalink
(688 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (688 – ?)

Bishop ReparatoPermalink
(681 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (681 – ?)

Bishop VadilaPermalink
(653 – 680?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (653 – 680?)

Bishop FirmoPermalink
(638 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (638 – ?)

Bishop AntónioPermalink
(636 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (636 – ?)

Bishop LausoPermalink
(633 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (633 – ?)

Bishop GundemaroPermalink
(610 – ?)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (610 – ?)

Bishop SunilaPermalink
(585 – 589)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (585 – 589)

Bishop RemissolPermalink
(572 – 585)

Bishop of Viseu (Portugal) (572 – 585)

Former Prelates


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