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Diocese of

Porto

Portugal Portugal

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Porto (Português) / Oporto (English) / Portugallen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Braga

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Notes: United æque principaliter with Lamego 1116.06.18–1147

Special Churches

Churches by City (519)

Braga (↑), Vila Real (↗), Lamego (→), Viseu (↘), Aveiro (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.03.15 – ...):Bishop Manuel da Silva Rodrigues Linda (66)Bishop Manuel da Silva Rodrigues Linda (66)
Auxiliary Bishop (2011.02.18 – ...):Bishop Pio Gonçalo Alves de Sousa (77)Bishop Pio Gonçalo Alves de Sousa (77)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ flaviæ

Auxiliary Bishop (2019.07.17 – ...):Bishop Vitorino José Pereira Soares (62)Bishop Vitorino José Pereira Soares (62)

Titular Bishop of Gisipa

Ordinaries

Bishops of Porto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manuel da Silva Rodrigues Linda (66)Bishop Manuel da Silva Rodrigues Linda (66)
(2018.03.15 – ...)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal)

Sede alegres na esperança

Born:1956.04.05 (Paus, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:2009.09.20

Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ (2009.06.27 – 2013.10.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Braga (Portugal) (2009.06.27 – 2013.10.10)

Military Ordinary of Portugal (Portugal) (2013.10.10 – 2018.03.15)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (2018.03.15 – ...)

Bishop António Francisco dos Santos
(2014.02.21 – 2017.09.11)

In manus tuas

Born:1948.08.29 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2005.03.19
Died:2017.09.11 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Magnetum (2004.12.21 – 2006.09.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Braga (Portugal) (2004.12.21 – 2006.09.21)

Bishop of Aveiro (Portugal) (2006.09.21 – 2014.02.21)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (2014.02.21 – 2017.09.11)

Bishop Pio Gonçalo Alves de Sousa (77)Bishop Pio Gonçalo Alves de Sousa (77)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.07.01 – 2014.02.21)

Cardinal Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente (74)Bishop Manuel José Macário do Nascimento Clemente (74) (later Cardinal)
(2007.02.22 – 2013.05.18)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio in Campo Marzio
Patriarch of Lisboa (Portugal)

In lumine tuo

Born:1948.07.16 (São Pedro e São Tiago, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1979.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2000.01.22
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Titular Bishop of Pinhel (1999.11.06 – 2007.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1999.11.06 – 2007.02.22)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (2007.02.22 – 2013.05.18)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Portugal (2011 – 2013.06.19)

Patriarch of Lisboa (Portugal) (2013.05.18 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Portugal (2013.06.19 – 2020.06.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio in Campo Marzio (2015.02.14 [2015.06.14] – ...)

Bishop João Miranda Teixeira (87)Bishop João Miranda Teixeira (87)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2006 – 2007)

Bishop Armindo Lopes Coelho
(1997.06.13 – 2007.02.22)

Born:1931.02.16 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1954.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1979.03.25
Died:2010.09.29 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Elvas (1978.11.16 – 1982.10.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1978.11.16 – 1982.10.15)

Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) (1982.10.15 – 1997.06.13)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1997.06.13 – 2007.02.22)

Archbishop Júlio Tavares Rebimbas
(1982.02.12 – 1997.06.13)

In verbo tuo

Born:1922.01.21 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1945.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.26
Died:2010.12.06 († 88)

Bishop of Faro (Portugal) (1965.09.27 – 1972.07.01)

Titular Archbishop of Mitylene (1972.07.01 – 1977.11.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1972.07.01 – 1977.11.03)

Archbishop-Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) (1977.11.03 – 1982.02.12)

Archbishop-Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1982.02.12 – 1997.06.13)

Bishop Florentino de Andrade e Silva
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1959 – 1971)

Bishop António Ferreira Gomes
(1952.07.13 – 1982.02.12)

In lumine tuo videmus lumen

Born:1906.05.10 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1928.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.02
Died:1989.04.13 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Rhandus (1948.01.15 – 1949.07.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Portalegre (Portugal) (1948.01.15 – 1949.07.06)

Bishop of Portalegre (Portugal) (1949.07.06 – 1952.07.13)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1952.07.13 – 1982.02.12)

Bishop Agostino de Jesus e Souza
(1942.05.16 – 1952.02.21)

Born:1877.03.07 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1903.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1921.12.08
Died:1952.02.21 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Hauara (1921.08.04 – 1935.07.12)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1921.08.04 – 1935.07.12)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1935.07.12 – 1942.05.16)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1942.05.16 – 1952.02.21)

Bishop António Augusto de Castro Meireles
(1929.06.21 – 1942.03.29)

Born:1885.08.13 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1908
Consecrated Bishop:1924.06.29
Died:1942.03.29 († 56)

Bishop of Angra (Portugal) (1923.12.20 – 1928.06.20)

Titular Bishop of Lamia (1928.06.20 – 1929.06.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1928.06.20 – 1929.06.21)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1929.06.21 – 1942.03.29)

Bishop António Barbosa Leão
(1919.07.16 – 1929.06.21)

Born:1860.10.17 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1886
Consecrated Bishop:1906.08.26
Died:1929.06.21 († 68)

Bishop of São Paulo de Loanda (Angola) (1906.04.26 – 1907.12.19)

Bishop of Faro (Portugal) (1907.12.19 – 1919.07.16)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1919.07.16 – 1929.06.21)

Bishop António José de Souza Barroso
(1899.05.20 – 1918.08.31)

Born:1854.11.04
Died:1918.08.31 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Himeria (1891.06.01 – 1897.09.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Mozambique (Mozambique) (1891.06.01 – 1897.09.15)

Bishop of Tomé (São Tomé and Príncipe) (1897.09.15 – 1899.05.20)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1899.05.20 – 1918.08.31)

Cardinal Americo Ferreira dos Santos Silva
(1871.06.26 – 1899.01.21)

Born:1829.01.16 (Porto, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1852.09.26
Consecrated Bishop:1871.09.10
Created Cardinal:1879.05.12
Died:1899.01.21 (Porto, Portugal † 70)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1871.06.26 – 1899.01.21)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati (1880.02.27 – 1899.01.21)

Bishop João de França Castro e Moura (趙), C.M.
(1862.05.21 – 1868.10.16)

Born:1804.03.19 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1829
Consecrated Bishop:1862.07.06
Died:1868.10.16 († 64)

Apostolic Administrator of Beijing 北京 (China) (1840.08.28 – 1846.03.08)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1840.08.28 – 1862.05.21)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1862.05.21 – 1868.10.16)

Bishop António Bernardo da Fonseca Moniz
(1854.03.15 – 1859.12.04)

Born:1789.03.11 (Portugal)
Died:1859.12.04 († 70)

Bishop of Faro (Portugal) (1844.01.22 – 1854.03.15)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1854.03.15 – 1859.12.04)

Bishop Jerónimo José da Costa Rebelo
(1843 – 1854.02.27)

Died:1854.02.27

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1843 – 1854.02.27)

Bishop João de Magalhães Avelar
(1816.04.29 – 1833.05.16)

Born:1754.12.22 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1777.12.31
Consecrated Bishop:1816.06.29
Died:1833.05.16 († 78)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1816.04.29 – 1833.05.16)

Bishop António de São José de Castro
(1799 – 1814)

Died:1814

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1799 – 1814)

Bishop Lourenço Correia de Sá e Benevides
(1796 – 1798)

Died:1798

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1796 – 1798)

Bishop João Rafael de Mendonça
(1771.07.29 – 1793.06.06)

Died:1793.06.06

Bishop of Pinhel (1771.06.17 – 1771.07.29)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1771.07.29 – 1793.06.06)

Bishop Aleixo de Miranda Henriques, O.P.
(1770.03.05 – 1771.05.21)

Born:1692.08.12
Died:1771.05.21 († 78)

Bishop of Miranda (Portugal) (1758.07.02 – 1770.03.05)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1770.03.05 – 1771.05.21)

Bishop António de Sousa
(1757 – 1766)

Died:1766

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1757 – 1766)

Bishop José Maria da Fonseca de Évora, O.F.M.
(1741 – 1752)

Died:1752

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1741 – 1752)

Bishop Tomás de Almeida (later Cardinal)
(1709.07.22 – 1716.12.07)

Born:1670.10.05 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1695.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1707.04.03
Created Cardinal:1737.12.20
Died:1754.02.27 († 83)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1706.12.06 – 1709.07.22)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1709.07.22 – 1716.12.07)

Patriarch of Lisboa Ocidental (Portugal) (1716.12.07 – 1740.12.13)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1737.12.20 – 1754.02.27)

Patriarch of Lisboa (Portugal) (1740.12.13 – 1754.02.27)

Bishop José de Santa Maria Saldanha, O.F.M. Disc.
(1696.12.17 – 1708.09.26)

Died:1708.09.26

Bishop of Funchal (Portugal) (1690.03.06 – 1696.12.17)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1696.12.17 – 1708.09.26)

Bishop João de Sousa (later Archbishop)
(1684 – 1696.09.24)

Born:1647 (Portugal)
Died:1710.09.29 († 63)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1684 – 1696.09.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1696.09.24 – 1703.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1703.10.01 – 1710.09.29)

Bishop Fernando Correia de Lacerda
(1673 – 1683)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1673 – 1683)

Bishop Nicolau Monteiro
(1670 – 1672)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1670 – 1672)

Bishop Pedro de Menezes
(? – 1670)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (? – 1670)

Bishop Sebastião César de Menezes
(1641 – ?)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1641 – ?)

Bishop Francisco Pereira Pinto
(1640 – 1640)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1640 – 1640)

Bishop Gaspar do Rego da Fonseca
(1636.06.09 – 1639.07.13)

Died:1639.07.13

Titular Bishop of Targa (1632.11.24 – 1636.06.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1632.11.24 – 1636.06.09)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1636.06.09 – 1639.07.13)

Bishop João de Valadares, O.E.S.A.
(1627.08.30 – 1635)

Bishop of Miranda (Portugal) (1621.08.30 – 1627.08.30)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1627.08.30 – 1635)

Bishop Rodrigo da Cunha (later Archbishop)
(1618 – 1627.01.27)

Born:1577.09 (Portugal)
Consecrated Bishop:1615.11.08
Died:1643.01.03 († 65)

Bishop of Portalegre (Portugal) (1615.07.06 – 1618)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1618 – 1627.01.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1627.01.27 – 1635.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1635.12.03 – 1643.01.03)

Bishop Gonçalo de Morais
(1602 – 1617)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1602 – 1617)

Bishop Jerónimo de Menezes
(1592.05.22 – 1600)

Died:1600

Bishop of Miranda (Portugal) (1579.12.02 – 1592.05.22)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1592.05.22 – 1600)

Bishop Marcos de Lisboa, O.F.M.
(1581 – 1591)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1581 – 1591)

Bishop Simão de Sá Pereira
(1579 – 1581)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1575 – 1579)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1579 – 1581)

Bishop Aires da Silva
(1573 – 1578)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1573 – 1578)

Bishop Rodrigo Pinheiro
(1552 – 1572)

Bishop of Angra (Portugal) (1540.09.24 – 1552)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1552 – 1572)

Bishop Baltazar Limpo
(1536 – 1550)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1536 – 1550)

Bishop Belchior Beliago
(1535 – 1536)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1535 – 1536)

Bishop Pedro Alvarez de Acosta
(1507.02.12 – 1535.01.08)

Born:1484 (Portugal)
Died:1563.02.20 († 79)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1507.02.12 – 1535.01.08)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1535.01.08 – 1539.05.21)

Bishop of Osma (Spain) (1539.05.21 – 1563.02.20)

Bishop António Álvares da Costa
(1505 – 1507)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1505 – 1507)

Bishop Diogo de Sousa (later Archbishop)
(1496 – 1505.07.11)

Born:1461
Died:1532.06.19 († 71)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1496 – 1505.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1505.07.11 – 1532.06.19)

Bishop João de Azevedo
(1465 – 1496)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1465 – 1496)

Bishop Luís Pires (later Archbishop)
(1454 – 1464.11.26)

Died:1480.03

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1454 – 1464.11.26)

Bishop of Évora (Portugal) (1464.11.26 – 1468.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1468.02.08 – 1480.03)

Bishop Gonçalo Enes de Óbidos
(1449 – 1453)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1449 – 1453)

Cardinal Antão Martins de Chaves
(1423.03.10 – 1447.07.06)

Born: (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1423?
Created Cardinal:1439.12.18
Died:1447.07.06

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1423.03.10 – 1447.07.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono (1440.01.08 – 1447.07.06)

Archpriest of Papal Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran (1444 – 1447.07.06)

Bishop Vasco
(1421 – 1423)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1421 – 1423)

Bishop Fernando da Guerra (later Archbishop)
(1414.06.18 – 1417.12.15)

Born:1390 (Portugal)
Died:1467.09.26 († 77)

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1409.07.02 – 1414.06.18)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1414.06.18 – 1417.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1417.12.15 – 1467.09.26)

Bishop João Afonso Aranha
(1407.02.03 – ?)

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1404.02.06 – 1407.02.03)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1407.02.03 – ?)

Bishop Gil Alma
(1398 – 1407)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1398 – 1407)

Bishop João Afonso Esteves da Azambuja (later Pseudocardinal)
(1391.02.15 – 1399.02.25)

Born:1340 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1411.06.06
Died:1415.01.23 († 75)

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1389.05.11 – 1391.02.15)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1391.02.15 – 1399.02.25)

Bishop of Coimbra (Portugal) (1399.02.25 – 1402.05.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1402.05.29 – 1415.01.23)

Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1411.06.06 – 1415.01.23)

Bishop João
(1373.02.09 – 1388?)

Died:1388?

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1365.11.05 – 1373.02.09)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1373.02.09 – 1388?)

Bishop Afonso Pires
(1359 – 1372)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1359 – 1372)

Bishop Pedro Alfonso
(1342.09.25 – 1355)

Died:1355

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1321.07.31 – 1333.06.09)

Bishop of Astorga (Spain) (1333.06.09 – 1342.09.25)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1342.09.25 – 1355)

Bishop Vasco Martins
(1327 – 1342.09.25)

Born: (Portugal)
Died:1344.06.25

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1327 – 1342.09.25)

Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1342.09.25 – 1344.06.25)

Bishop João Gomes
(1322 – 1327)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1322 – 1327)

Bishop Fernando Ramires
(1313 – 1322)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1313 – 1322)

Bishop Estêvão, O.F.M.
(1310 – 1313.10.08)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1310 – 1313.10.08)

Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (1313.10.08 – 1322.09.06)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1322.09.06 – 1326.02.27)

Bishop Fradulo
(1308 – 1309)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1308 – 1309)

Bishop Geraldo Domingues
(1300 – 1308.09.16)

Born:1285
Died:1321.03.05 († 36)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1300 – 1308.09.16)

Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1308.09.16 – 1313.04.30)

Bishop of Évora (Portugal) (1313.04.30 – 1321.03.05)

Bishop Sancho Pires
(1296 – 1300)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1296 – 1300)

Bishop Vicente Mendes
(1261 – 1296)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1261 – 1296)

Bishop Julião Fernandes
(1247 – 1260)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1247 – 1260)

Bishop Pedro Salvadores
(1235 – 1247)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1235 – 1247)

Bishop Martinho Rodrigues
(1190 – 1235)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1190 – 1235)

Bishop Martinho Pires
(1185 – 1189)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1185 – 1189)

Bishop Fernando Martins
(1176 – 1185)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1176 – 1185)

Bishop Pedro Sénior
(1154 – 1175)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1154 – 1175)

Bishop Pedro Pitões
(1145 – 1152)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1145 – 1152)

Bishop Pedro Rabaldes
(1138 – 1145)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1138 – 1145)

Bishop João Peculiar (later Archbishop)
(1136 – 1138)

Born: (Portugal)
Died:1175.12.03

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1136 – 1138)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1138 – 1175.12.03)

Bishop Hugo
(1114 – 1136.09.07)

Born: (France)
Died:1136.09.07

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1114 – 1136.09.07)

Bishops of Portucale (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pedro de Braga
(1075 – 1091)

Born: (Portugal)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (1071 – 1091)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (1075 – 1091)

Bishop Sesnando
(1049 – 1070)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (1049 – 1070)

Bishop Énego
(? – 1025)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 1025)

Bishop Ordonho
(? – 931)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 931)

Bishop Froarengo
(? – ?)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – ?)

Bishop Hermógio
(? – 924)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 924)

Bishop Gomado
(? – 912)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 912)

Bishop Justo
(? – 873)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 873)

Saint Bishop Félix Torcato (later Archbishop)
(? – 693)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 693)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (693 – 734)

Archbishop.

Bishop Froárico
(? – 675)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 675)

Bishop Flávio
(? – 656)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 656)

Bishop Ansiulfo
(? – 633)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – 633)

Bishop Argeberto
(? – ?)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (? – ?)

Bishop Argiovito
(585 – 610)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (585 – 610)

Bishop Constâncio
(585 – 589)

Bishop of Portucale (Portugal) (585 – 589)

Former Prelates

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Statistics

Area: 3,010 km²

Population: 1,867,240 Catholics (90.5% of 2,063,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 477 parishes, 11 missions, 472 priests (268 diocesan, 204 religious), 101 deacons, 773 lay religious (280 brothers, 493 sisters), 38 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Assunção da Virgem Santa Maria (August 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 9

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History

Papal Visits

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