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Diocese of

Toledo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Toledo / Toletan(us) in Brasilia (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cascavel

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (49)

Ciudad del Este (↙), Umuarama (↑), Campo Mourão (↗), Cascavel (↘), Foz do Iguaçu (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.26 – ...):Bishop João Carlos Seneme, C.S.S. (64)Bishop João Carlos Seneme, C.S.S. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Toledo (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Carlos Seneme, C.S.S. (64)Bishop João Carlos Seneme, C.S.S. (64)
(2013.06.26 – ...)

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil)

O amor de Cristo nos impele

Born:1958.12.11 (Gertrudes, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:2007.12.16

Titular Bishop of Albulæ (2007.10.17 – 2013.06.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2007.10.17 – 2013.06.26)

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (2013.06.26 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Carlos Bach (68)Bishop Francisco Carlos Bach (68)
(2005.07.27 – 2012.10.03)

Bishop of Joinville (Brazil)

In manus tuas

Born:1954.05.04 (Ponta Grossa, PR, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.27

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (2005.07.27 – 2012.10.03)

Bishop of São José dos Pinhais (Brazil) (2012.10.03 – 2017.04.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Paranaguá (Brazil) (2015.04.11 – 2015.11.25)

Bishop of Joinville (Brazil) (2017.04.19 – ...)

Archbishop Anuar Battisti (69)Bishop Anuar Battisti (69) (later Archbishop)
(1998.04.15 – 2004.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maringá (Brazil)

Caminhai no Senhor

Born:1953.02.19 (Lajeado, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1980.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.20

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (1998.04.15 – 2004.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maringá (Brazil) (2004.09.29 – 2019.11.20)

Archbishop Lúcio Ignácio Baumgaertner (91)Bishop Lúcio Ignácio Baumgaertner (91) (later Archbishop)
(1983.07.02 – 1995.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cascavel (Brazil)

Ut Vitam Habeant

Born:1931.09.02 (Nova Milano, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1983.10.12

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (1983.07.02 – 1995.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cascavel (Brazil) (1995.12.27 – 2007.10.31)

Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo (89)Bishop Geraldo Majella Agnelo (89) (later Cardinal)
(1978.05.05 – 1982.10.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Caritas cum fide

Born:1933.10.19 (Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.06
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (1978.05.05 – 1982.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Londrina (Brazil) (1982.10.04 – 1991.09.16)

Secretary of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (1991.09.16 – 1999.01.13)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1999 – 2003)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1999.01.13 – 2011.01.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – ...)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (2003.05 – 2007.05)

Bishop Armando Círio, O.S.J. (later Archbishop)
(1960.05.14 – 1978.05.05)

Ardere et illuminare

Born:1916.04.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1940.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1960.08.28
Died:2014.08.11 († 98)

Bishop of Toledo (Brazil) (1960.05.14 – 1978.05.05)

Bishop of Cascavel (Brazil) (1978.05.05 – 1979.10.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cascavel (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1995.12.27)

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Statistics

Area: 8,000 km²

Population: 373,530 Catholics (88.5% of 422,300 total) (2020)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 57 priests (37 diocesan, 20 religious), 73 lay religious (34 brothers, 39 sisters), 20 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Cristo Rei

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 1 (1985)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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