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Diocese of

Araçuaí

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Araçuaí / Arassuahyen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Diamantina

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (36)

Diamantina (↙), Montes Claros (←), Almenara (→), Teófilo Otoni (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.11.18 – ...):Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (73)Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Araçuaí (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (73)Archbishop Esmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Prado (73)Permalink
(2020.11.18 – ...)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil)

Levanta-te e anda

Born:1949.07.04 (Santo Antônio de Jesus, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.11

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (2000.03.22 – 2007.02.28)

Bishop of Santarém (Brazil) (2007.02.28 – 2011.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Velho (Brazil) (2011.11.30 – 2015.03.18)

Titular Bishop of Summula (2015.03.18 – 2020.11.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (2015.03.18 – 2020.11.18)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2020.11.18 – ...)

Bishop José Carlos Brandão Cabral (59)Bishop José Carlos Brandão Cabral (59)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.03.25 – 2020.11.18)

Bishop Marcello Romano (57)Bishop Marcello Romano (57)Permalink
(2012.06.13 – 2020.03.25)

Bishop emeritus of Araçuaí (Brazil)

Fazer o amor ser amado

Born:1965.08.15 (Conceição do Mato Dentro, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1994.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.08

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2012.06.13 – 2020.03.25)

Archbishop Severino Clasen, O.F.M. (68)Bishop Severino Clasen, O.F.M. (68) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.05.11 – 2011.07.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil)

Acolher e cuidar

Born:1954.06.10 (Petrolândia, PE, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2005.06.25

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2005.05.11 – 2011.07.06)

Bishop of Caçador (Brazil) (2011.07.06 – 2020.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil) (2020.07.01 – ...)

Archbishop Dario Campos, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Dario Campos, O.F.M. (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.08.08 – 2004.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil)

Nas tuas mãos

Born:1948.06.09 (Castelo, ES, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.26

Coadjutor Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2000.07.05 – 2001.08.08)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (2001.08.08 – 2004.06.23)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (2004.06.23 – 2011.04.27)

Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2011.04.27 – 2018.11.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil) (2018.11.07 – ...)

Bishop Crescênzio RinaldiniPermalink
(1982.05.10 – 2001.08.08)

Buscamos Nova Terra

Born:1925.12.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1982.07.04
Died:2011.10.24 († 85)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1982.05.10 – 2001.08.08)

Bishop Silvestre Luís Scandián, S.V.D. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1975.01.04 – 1981.08.18)

Virtute Spiritus Sancti

Born:1931.12.31 (Iconha, ES, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.22
Died:2019.02.16 (Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil † 87)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1975.01.04 – 1981.08.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil) (1981.08.18 – 1984.04.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil) (1984.04.27 – 2004.04.14)

Bishop Altivo Pacheco RibeiroPermalink
(1966.06.27 – 1973.11.10)

Born:1916.05.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1963.06.11
Died:1987.06.13 († 71)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí (Brazil) (1963.04.04 – 1965.01.26)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (1965.01.26 – 1966.06.27)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1966.06.27 – 1973.11.10)

Titular Bishop of Algeciras (1973.11.10 – 1987.06.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Juiz de Fora (Brazil) (1973.11.10 – 1987.06.13)

Bishop José Maria Pires (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1957.05.25 – 1965.12.02)

Scientiam Salutis

Born:1919.03.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1957.09.22
Died:2017.08.27 († 98)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1957.05.25 – 1965.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraíba (Brazil) (1965.12.02 – 1995.11.29)

Bishop José de Haas, O.F.M.Permalink
(1937.03.20 – 1956.08.01)

Born:1877.01.04 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1902.03.09
Consecrated Bishop:1937.07.25
Died:1956.08.01 († 79)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1937.03.20 – 1956.08.01)

Bishop Serafim Gomes Jardim da Silva (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1914.03.12 – 1934.05.26)

Domine miserere mihi

Born:1875.09.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1901.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1914.09.20
Died:1969.11.02 († 94)

Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil) (1914.03.12 – 1934.05.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Diamantina (Brazil) (1934.05.26 – 1953.10.28)

Titular Archbishop of Anasartha (1953.10.28 – 1969.11.02)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 23,526 km²

Population: 303,400 Catholics (70.1% of 432,770 total) (2020)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 38 priests (31 diocesan, 7 religious), 1 deacon, 33 lay religious (9 brothers, 24 sisters), 16 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Assunção (August 15)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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