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Territorial Prelature of

Borba

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Area: 100,000 km²

Population: 135,000 Catholics (80.8% of 167,100 total) (2020)

Statistics: 12 parishes, 48 missions, 8 priests (diocesan), 10 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Neighbouring Dioceses: Humaitá (↙), Coari (←), Manaus (↑), Itacoatiara (↗), Parintins (↗), Itaituba (→), Sinop (↘), Juína (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora Mãe de Cristo (January 1)

Address: Av. Getúlio Vargas 90, 69200-000 Borba, AM, Brazil

Phone: (092)3512-1164

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (9)

Humaitá (↙), Coari (←), Manaus (↑), Itacoatiara (↗), Parintins (↗), Itaituba (→), Sinop (↘), Juína (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2017.09.20 – ...):Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (54)Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (54)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Borba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (54)Bishop Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R. (54)Permalink
(2017.09.20 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil)

Born:1968.06.06 (Linhares, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:2001.08.11
Consecrated Bishop:2016.04.02

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil) (2016.02.24 – 2017.09.20)

Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil) (2017.09.20 – ...)

Bishop Elói Róggia, S.A.C. (79)Bishop Elói Róggia, S.A.C. (79)Permalink
(2006.05.03 – 2017.09.20)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Borba (Brazil)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1942.09.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.14

Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil) (2006.05.03 – 2017.09.20)

Bishop José Afonso Ribeiro, T.O.R.Permalink
(1988.07.06 – 2006.05.03)

Communio Liberat

Born:1929.10.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.05
Died:2009.11.11 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Bagis (1979.01.29 – 1988.07.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Luíz de Cáceres (Brazil) (1979.01.29 – 1988.07.06)

Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil) (1988.07.06 – 2006.05.03)

Bishop Adriano Jaime Miriam Veigle, T.O.R.Permalink
(1964.06.18 – 1988.07.06)

Born:1912.09.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1966.06.09
Died:2001.04.03 († 88)

Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil) (1964.06.18 – 1988.07.06)

Titular Bishop of Gigthi (1966.03.23 – 1978.05.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.06.30

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