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Diocese of

São Luís de Montes Belos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,965 km²

Population: 295,000 Catholics (85.5% of 345,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Goiânia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jataí (↙), Barra do Garças (←), Goiás (↑), Goiânia (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 37 parishes, 30 priests (22 diocesan, 8 religious), 6 deacons, 39 lay religious (18 brothers, 21 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.10.30 – ...):Bishop Carmelo Scampa (74)Bishop Carmelo Scampa (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São Luís de Montes Belos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carmelo Scampa (74)Bishop Carmelo Scampa (74)Permalink
(2002.10.30 – ...)

Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil)

Lumen Semitis Meis

Born:1944.01.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.05

Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil) (2002.10.30 – ...)

Archbishop Washington Cruz, C.P. (72)Bishop Washington Cruz, C.P. (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1987.02.10 – 2002.05.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Goiânia (Brazil)

Prædicamus Crucifixum

Born:1946.05.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1987.05.09

Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil) (1987.02.10 – 2002.05.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Goiânia (Brazil) (2002.05.08 – ...)

Bishop Estanislau Arnoldo van Melis, C.P.Permalink
(1981.08.04 – 1987.02.10)

Born:1911.03.19 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1936.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1963.02.02
Died:1998.11.23 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Polemonium (1962.11.26 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil) (1962.11.26 – 1981.08.04)

Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil) (1981.08.04 – 1987.02.10)

Prelates of São Luís de Montes Belos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Estanislau Arnoldo van Melis, C.P.Permalink
(1962.11.26 – 1981.08.04)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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