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Diocese of

Guarapuava

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Guarapuava / Guarapuaven(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Curitiba

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (48)

Cascavel (←), Campo Mourão (↖), Apucarana (↑), Ponta Grossa (→), União da Vitória (↘), Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.06 – ...):Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (59)Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guarapuava (Roman Rite)

Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (59)Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P. (59)Permalink
(2020.05.06 – ...)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil)

Christi in cruce gloriari

Born:1963.03.02 (Osvaldo Cruz, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:2000.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2017.08.19

Titular Bishop of Tusuros (2017.06.07 – 2020.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2017.06.07 – 2020.05.06)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (2020.05.06 – ...)

Bishop Antônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I. (78)Bishop Antônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I. (78)Permalink
(2003.07.02 – 2020.05.06)

Bishop emeritus of Guarapuava (Brazil)

Sint unum

Born:1944.03.25 (Formiga, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.18

Coadjutor Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (2000.03.29 – 2003.07.02)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (2003.07.02 – 2020.05.06)

Bishop Giovanni Zerbini, S.D.B. (94)Bishop Giovanni Zerbini, S.D.B. (94)Permalink
(1995.01.11 – 2003.07.02)

Bishop emeritus of Guarapuava (Brazil)

Major est caritas

Born:1927.12.29 (Chiari, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1995.02.19

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (1995.01.11 – 2003.07.02)

Bishop Albano Bortoletto Cavallin (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.10.24 – 1992.03.11)

Interpretabatur in Scripturis

Born:1930.04.25 (Lapa, RJ, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.08.28
Died:2017.02.01 (Londrina, PR, Brazil † 86)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Numidia (1973.06.14 – 1986.10.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1973.06.14 – 1986.10.24)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (1986.10.24 – 1992.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1992.03.11 – 2006.05.10)

Bishop Friedrich Helmel, S.V.D.Permalink
(1966.03.19 – 1986.09.27)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1911.05.02 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1937.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1966.05.19
Died:1993.09.12 († 82)

Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil) (1966.03.19 – 1986.09.27)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 27,360 km²

Population: 408,237 Catholics (71.8% of 568,280 total) (2020)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 3 missions, 39 priests (diocesan), 1 deacon, 50 lay religious (2 brothers, 48 sisters), 19 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora de Belém

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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