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Diocese of

Viana do Castelo

Portugal Portugal

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,108 km²

Population: 238,860 Catholics (97.6% of 244,800 total) (2014)

Statistics: 291 parishes, 70 missions, 180 priests (157 diocesan, 23 religious), 127 lay religious (25 brothers, 102 sisters), 9 seminarians (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Braga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tui–Vigo (↑), Ourense (↗), Braga (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 3

Liturgical Calendar 📅

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History


Special Churches

Tui–Vigo (↑), Ourense (↗), Braga (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.09.21 – ...):Bishop João Evangelista Pimentel Lavrador (65)Bishop João Evangelista Pimentel Lavrador (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Viana do Castelo (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Evangelista Pimentel Lavrador (65)Bishop João Evangelista Pimentel Lavrador (65)Permalink
(2021.09.21 – ...)

Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal)

Tu segue me

Born:1956.02.18 (Mira, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.07

Titular Bishop of Luperciana (2008.05.07 – 2015.09.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (2008.05.07 – 2015.09.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Angra (Portugal) (2015.09.29 – 2016.03.15)

Bishop of Angra (Portugal) (2016.03.15 – 2021.09.21)

Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) (2021.09.21 – ...)

Bishop Anacleto Cordeiro Gonçalves de OliveiraPermalink
(2010.06.11 – 2020.09.18)

Servus omnium

Born:1946.07.17 (Cortes, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2005.04.24
Died:2020.09.18 (Almodôvar, Portugal † 74)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ flaviæ (2005.02.04 – 2010.06.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (2005.02.04 – 2010.06.11)

Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) (2010.06.11 – 2020.09.18)

Bishop José Augusto Martins Fernandes PedreiraPermalink
(1997.10.29 – 2010.06.11)

Born:1935.04.10 (Valença, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1983.03.19
Died:2020.10.14 (Braga, Portugal † 85)

Titular Bishop of Elvas (1982.12.28 – 1997.10.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1982.12.28 – 1997.10.29)

Bishop of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) (1997.10.29 – 2010.06.11)

Bishop Armindo Lopes CoelhoPermalink
(1982.10.15 – 1997.06.13)

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 RebimbasPermalink
(1977.11.03 – 1982.02.12)

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)


as of 2021.09.22

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