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Diocese of

Campo Mourão

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,187 km²

Population: 336,740 Catholics (82.6% of 407,620 total) (2018)

Statistics: 41 parishes, 65 priests (59 diocesan, 6 religious), 20 deacons, 115 lay religious (42 brothers, 73 sisters), 20 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maringá

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cascavel (↙), Toledo (↙), Umuarama (←), Maringá (↑), Apucarana (↗), Guarapuava (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 15 (1984)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Cascavel (↙), Toledo (↙), Umuarama (←), Maringá (↑), Apucarana (↗), Guarapuava (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.06 – ...):Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (62)Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Campo Mourão (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (62)Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (62)Permalink
(2017.12.06 – ...)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil)

Born:1959.05.30 (Cândido Mota, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:2017.06.25

Coadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2017.04.19 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2017.12.06 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes (78)Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes (78)Permalink
(2008.12.24 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop emeritus of Campo Mourão (Brazil)

Ego elegi vos

Born:1942.12.03 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2009.02.27

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2008.12.24 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop Mauro Aparecido dos Santos (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.02.21 – 2007.10.31)

Veni et Sequere Me

Born:1954.11.09 (Fartura, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.14
Died:2021.03.11 (Cascavel, Brazil † 66)

Coadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 1999.02.21)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1999.02.21 – 2007.10.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cascavel (Brazil) (2007.10.31 – 2021.03.11)

Bishop Virgílio de PauliPermalink
(1981.05.08 – 1999.02.21)

Dives in misericordia

Born:1923.05.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1981.06.29
Died:1999.02.21 († 75)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1981.05.08 – 1999.02.21)

Bishop Elizeu Simões MendesPermalink
(1959.10.17 – 1980.12.03)

Born:1915.05.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1938.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1950.12.03
Died:2001.03.02 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1950.08.21 – 1953.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1950.08.21 – 1953.09.19)

Bishop of Mossoró (Brazil) (1953.09.19 – 1959.10.17)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1959.10.17 – 1980.12.03)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.08.20

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