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Diocese of

Ruy Barbosa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 25,898 km²

Population: 339,158 Catholics (76.5% of 443,299 total) (2018)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 29 priests (21 diocesan, 8 religious), 1 deacon, 53 lay religious (18 brothers, 35 sisters), 11 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Feira de Santana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Livramento de Nossa Senhora (↙), Irecê (↖), Bonfim (↑), Serrinha (→), Feira de Santana (→), Amargosa (↘), Jequié (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Santo António de Lisboa (June 13)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (24)

Livramento de Nossa Senhora (↙), Irecê (↖), Bonfim (↑), Serrinha (→), Feira de Santana (→), Amargosa (↘), Jequié (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.04.15 – ...):Bishop Estevam dos Santos Silva Filho (53)Bishop Estevam dos Santos Silva Filho (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ruy Barbosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Estevam dos Santos Silva Filho (53)Bishop Estevam dos Santos Silva Filho (53)Permalink
(2020.04.15 – ...)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil)

Ai de mim se eu não evangelizar

Born:1968.04.10 (Vitória da Conquista, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1995.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2014.03.30

Titular Bishop of Feradi maius (2014.01.29 – 2020.04.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (2014.01.29 – 2020.04.15)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (2020.04.15 – ...)

Bishop André de WittePermalink
(1994.06.08 – 2020.04.15)

Cristo sempre

Born:1944.12.31 (Scheldewindeke, Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1994.08.28
Died:2021.04.25 (São Salvador, Bahia, Brazil † 76)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1994.06.08 – 2020.04.15)

Bishop Mathias William Schmidt, O.S.B.Permalink
(1976.05.14 – 1992.05.24)

Born:1931.04.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.10
Died:1992.05.24 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Mutugenna (1972.06.10 – 1976.05.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jataí (Brazil) (1972.06.10 – 1976.05.14)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1976.05.14 – 1992.05.24)

Bishop José Adelino DantasPermalink
(1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

In finem dilexit

Born:1910.03.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1934.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.14
Died:1983.03.24 († 73)

Bishop of Caicó (Brazil) (1952.06.10 – 1958.05.03)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1958.05.03 – 1967.02.20)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1967.02.20 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop Epaminondas José de AraújoPermalink
(1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

In verbo tuo

Born:1922.03.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1945.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1960.03.27
Died:2010.06.09 († 88)

Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil) (1959.12.14 – 1966.10.27)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (1966.10.27 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Palmeira dos Índios (Brazil) (1978.06.05 – 1984.11.28)


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