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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Manaus

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 91,631 km²

Population: 1,680,100 Catholics (74.6% of 2,252,300 total) (2018)

Statistics: 92 parishes, 192 priests (72 diocesan, 120 religious), 49 deacons, 303 lay religious (132 brothers, 171 sisters), 18 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Alto Solimões, Coari, Parintins, Roraima, São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Borba, Itacoatiara, Tefé

Neighbouring Dioceses: Coari (←), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↖), Roraima (↑), Itacoatiara (→), Borba (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Coari (←), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↖), Roraima (↑), Itacoatiara (→), Borba (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.11.27 – ...):Archbishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (70)Archbishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (70)
Auxiliary Bishop (2016.03.16 – ...):Bishop José Albuquerque de Araújo (52)Bishop José Albuquerque de Araújo (52)

Titular Bishop of Altava

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.10.12 – ...):Bishop Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B. (53)Bishop Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B. (53)

Titular Bishop of Feradi minus

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Manaus (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (70)Archbishop Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M. (70)Permalink
(2019.11.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil)

Verbo feito carne

Born:1950.11.06 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.01.21
Consecrated Bishop:2005.04.16

Bishop-Prelate of São Félix (Brazil) (2005.02.02 – 2011.09.21)

General Secretary of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2011.05.10 – 2019.05.06)

Titular Bishop of Thisiduo (2011.09.21 – 2019.11.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2011.09.21 – 2019.11.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (2019.11.27 – ...)

Archbishop Sérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(2012.12.12 – 2019.11.27)

Habitou entre nós

Born:1954.05.31 (Regente Feijó, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.09
Died:2021.03.03 (Manaus, Brazil † 66)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2000.10.19 – 2012.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (2012.12.12 – 2019.11.27)

Archbishop Luiz Soares Vieira (84)Archbishop Luiz Soares Vieira (84)Permalink
(1991.11.13 – 2012.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Manaus (Brazil)

Servir não ser servido

Born:1937.05.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1984.07.01

Bishop of Macapá (Brazil) (1984.04.25 – 1991.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1991.11.13 – 2012.12.12)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2007 – 2011.05.10)

Archbishop Clóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1985.01.05 – 1991.05.22)

Evangelizare misit me

Born:1931.03.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1955.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.09
Died:2017.04.04 († 86)

Bishop-Prelate of Coxim (Brazil) (1978.01.03 – 1985.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1985.01.05 – 1991.05.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Juiz de Fora (Brazil) (1991.05.22 – 2001.11.28)

Archbishop Milton Corrêa PereiraPermalink
(1981.03.05 – 1984.05.23)

Unitas in veritate

Born:1919.11.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.30
Died:1984.05.23 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Coronea (1962.08.23 – 1967.08.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1962.08.23 – 1967.08.04)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1967.08.04 – 1973.04.25)

Titular Archbishop of Equilio (1973.04.25 – 1981.03.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1973.04.25 – 1981.03.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Manaus (Brazil) (1980.04.21 – 1981.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1981.03.05 – 1984.05.23)

Archbishop Milton Corrêa PereiraPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1980.04.21 – 1981.03.05)

Archbishop João de Souza LimaPermalink
(1958.01.16 – 1980.04.21)

Born:1913.03.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1939.11.12
Consecrated Bishop:1949.09.21
Died:1984.10.01 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Derbe (1949.05.14 – 1955.02.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Diamantina (Brazil) (1949.05.14 – 1955.02.06)

Bishop of Nazaré (Brazil) (1955.02.06 – 1958.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1958.01.16 – 1980.04.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Itacoatiara (Brazil) (1972 – 1975)

Coadjutor Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1980.04.21 – 1981.10.19)

Archbishop Alberto Gaudêncio RamosPermalink
(1952.02.16 – 1957.05.09)

Semper inhærere mandatis

Born:1915.03.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1939.10.01
Consecrated Bishop:1949.01.01
Died:1991.11.26 († 76)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1948.08.30 – 1952.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (1952.02.16 – 1957.05.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1957.05.09 – 1990.07.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Ponta de Pedras (Brazil) (1963 – 1965.04.29)

Bishops of Amazonas (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alberto Gaudêncio Ramos (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1948.08.30 – 1952.02.16)

(see above)

Bishop José da Matha de Andrade y AmaralPermalink
(1941.05.12 – 1948.03.20)

Pasce agnos meos

Born:1898.02.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1921.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.20
Died:1954.11.07 († 56)

Bishop of Cajazeiras (Brazil) (1934.03.24 – 1941.05.12)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1941.05.12 – 1948.03.20)

Bishop of Niterói (Brazil) (1948.03.20 – 1954.11.07)

Bishop Basilio Manuel Olimpo Pereira, O.F.M.Permalink
(1925.05.01 – 1941.03.22)

Born:1871.04.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1895.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1925.10.25
Died:1948.09.30 († 77)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1925.05.01 – 1941.03.22)

Titular Bishop of Lipara (1941.03.22 – 1948.09.30)

Bishop-elect José Maria Perreira LaraPermalink
(1924.03.27 – 1924.12.18)

Born:1886.06.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1911.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1925.02.11
Died:1936.08.08 († 50)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1924.03.27 – 1924.12.18)

Bishop of Santos (Brazil) (1924.12.18 – 1934.09.28)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1934.09.28 – 1936.08.08)

Archbishop João Irineu JoffilyPermalink
(1916.05.04 – 1924.03.27)

In Domino confido

Born:1878.05.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1901.02.17
Consecrated Bishop:1915.06.13
Died:1950.04.25 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Sufetula (1914.08.18 – 1916.05.04)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Olinda (Brazil) (1914.08.18 – 1916.05.04)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1916.05.04 – 1924.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1924.03.27 – 1931.05.01)

Titular Archbishop of Anasartha (1931.05.01 – 1950.04.25)

Bishop Frederico Benício de Souza e CostaPermalink
(1907.01.08 – 1914.04.16)

Born:1875.10.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1899.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1907.03.19
Died:1938.03.26 († 62)

Bishop-Prelate of Santarém (Brazil) (1904.09.22 – 1907.01.08)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1907.01.08 – 1914.04.16)

Titular Bishop of Thubunæ in Numidia (1914.04.16 – 1938.03.26)

Bishop José Lourenço da Costa AguiarPermalink
(1894.01.16 – 1905.06.05)

Born:1847.08.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1870.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1894.03.18
Died:1905.06.05 († 57)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1894.01.16 – 1905.06.05)

Former Prelates


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