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Territorial Prelature of

Xingu

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature

Area: 368,086 km²

Population: 367,624 Catholics (69.9% of 526,098 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Belém do Pará

Neighbouring Dioceses: Itaituba (←), Santarém (←), Macapá (↑), Marajó (↗), Cametá (↘), Marabá (↘), Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia (↘), São Félix (↓), Sinop (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 15 parishes, 2 missions, 25 priests (12 diocesan, 13 religious), 2 deacons, 66 lay religious (26 brothers, 40 sisters), 3 seminarians (2014)

Address: Cúria Prelatícia, C.P. 051, Rua João Pessoa 1212, 68371-970 Altamira, PA, Brazil

Phone: (093)3515-2494

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2015.12.23 – ...):Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (55)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (55)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Xingu (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (55)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (55)Permalink
(2015.12.23 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil)

Louvado sejas, meu senhor

Born:1961.01.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:2016.03.05

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (2015.12.23 – ...)

Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (77)Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (77)Permalink
(1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

Servus Christi Jesu

Born:1939.07.12 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.01.25

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1980.11.07 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop Eurico Kräutler, C.PP.S.Permalink
(1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Born:1906.08.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1971.06.27
Died:1986.01.02 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Cissa (1971.04.26 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S.Permalink
(1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Born:1900.01.27 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.19
Died:1995.06.14 († 95)

Apostolic Administrator of Xingu (Brazil) (1935 – 1948.01.17)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Titular Bishop of Olena (1948.01.17 – 1995.06.14)

Fr. Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1935 – 1948.01.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.12.03

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