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Diocese of

Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,624 km²

Population: 611,000 Catholics (73.5% of 831,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 222 missions, 63 priests (50 diocesan, 13 religious), 20 deacons, 62 lay religious (15 brothers, 47 sisters), 12 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lorena (←), Juiz de Fora (↑), Valença (↗), Nova Iguaçu (→), Itaguaí (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (38)

Lorena (←), Juiz de Fora (↑), Valença (↗), Nova Iguaçu (→), Itaguaí (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.03.13 – ...):Bishop Luiz Henrique da Silva Brito (54)Bishop Luiz Henrique da Silva Brito (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luiz Henrique da Silva Brito (54)Bishop Luiz Henrique da Silva Brito (54)Permalink
(2019.03.13 – ...)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil)

Dominus fortitudo mea

Born:1967.05.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2012.05.12

Titular Bishop of Zallata (2012.02.29 – 2019.03.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2012.02.29 – 2019.03.13)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (2019.03.13 – ...)

Bishop Francesco Biasin (78)Bishop Francesco Biasin (78)Permalink
(2011.06.08 – 2019.03.13)

Bishop emeritus of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil)

Dar a vida pelos irmãos

Born:1943.09.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1968.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2003.10.12

Bishop of Pesqueira (Brazil) (2003.07.23 – 2011.06.08)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (2011.06.08 – 2019.03.13)

Bishop João Maria Messi, O.S.M. (86)Bishop João Maria Messi, O.S.M. (86)Permalink
(1999.11.17 – 2011.06.08)

Bishop emeritus of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil)

Ave gratia plena

Born:1934.10.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.14

Titular Bishop of Zucchabar (1988.06.15 – 1995.03.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Aracaju (Brazil) (1988.06.15 – 1995.03.22)

Bishop of Irecê (Brazil) (1995.03.22 – 1999.11.17)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (1999.11.17 – 2011.06.08)

Bishop Waldyr Calheiros NovaesPermalink
(1966.10.20 – 1999.11.17)

Amen Aleluia

Born:1923.07.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.01
Died:2013.11.30 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Mulia (1964.02.25 – 1966.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1964.02.25 – 1966.10.20)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil) (1966.10.20 – 1999.11.17)

Bishop Altivo Pacheco RibeiroPermalink
(1965.01.26 – 1966.06.27)

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)

Bishops of Barra do Piraí (Roman Rite)

Bishop Altivo Pacheco RibeiroPermalink
(1963.04.04 – 1965.01.26)

(see above)

Bishop Agnelo Rossi (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1956.03.05 – 1962.09.06)

Oportet illum regnare

Born:1910.05.14 (Joaquim Egidio, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1956.04.15
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1995.05.21 (Indaiatuba, Brazil † 85)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí (Brazil) (1956.03.05 – 1962.09.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1962.09.06 – 1964.11.01)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1964 – 1970)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1964.11.01 – 1970.10.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Gran Madre di Dio (1965.02.25 – 1984.06.25)

Prefect of Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith (1970.10.22 – 1984.04.08)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1976.05.25 – 1977.06.27)

President of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (1984.04.08 – 1989.12.06)

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina–Poggio Mirteto (1984.06.25 – 1995.05.21)

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (1986.12.19 – 1993.05.31)

Cardinal Dean of College of Cardinals (1986.12.19 – 1993.05.31)

Bishop José André CoimbraPermalink
(1938.02.26 – 1955.06.08)

Born:1900.11.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1924.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1938.07.24
Died:1968.08.16 († 67)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí (Brazil) (1938.02.26 – 1955.06.08)

Bishop of Patos de Minas (Brazil) (1955.06.08 – 1968.08.16)

Bishop Guilherme MüllerPermalink
(1925.12.14 – 1935.12.11)

Longe de mim gloriar-me senão da cruz de Cristo

Born:1877.06.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1900.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1926.08.22
Died:1935.12.11 († 58)

Bishop of Barra do Piraí (Brazil) (1925.12.14 – 1935.12.11)

Former Prelates


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