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Diocese of

Xingu–Altamira

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 247,501 km²

Population: 250,000 Catholics (69.1% of 361,981 total) (2019)

Statistics: 10 parishes, 24 priests (15 diocesan, 9 religious), 53 lay religious (16 brothers, 37 sisters), 11 seminarians (2019)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santarém

Neighbouring Dioceses: Itaituba (↙), Santarém (←), Macapá (↑), Marajó (↗), Cametá (↘), Marabá (↘), Alto Xingu–Tucumã (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Sagrado Coração de Jesus, Nossa Senhora de Nazaré (October 19)

Phone: (093)3515-2494

History


Special Churches

All Churches (12)

Itaituba (↙), Santarém (←), Macapá (↑), Marajó (↗), Cametá (↘), Marabá (↘), Alto Xingu–Tucumã (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.11.06 – ...):Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Xingu–Altamira (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)Permalink
(2019.11.06 – ...)

Bishop of Xingu–Altamira (Brazil)

Louvado sejas, meu senhor

Born:1961.01.08 (Carema, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:2016.03.05

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (2015.12.23 – 2019.11.06)

Bishop of Xingu–Altamira (Brazil) (2019.11.06 – ...)

Prelates of Xingu (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (60)Permalink
(2015.12.23 – 2019.11.06)

(see above)

Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (81)Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (81)Permalink
(1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

Servus Christi Jesu

Born:1939.07.12 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.01.25

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1980.11.07 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop Eurico Kräutler, C.PP.S.Permalink
(1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Born:1906.08.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1971.06.27
Died:1986.01.02 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Cissa (1971.04.26 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S.Permalink
(1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Born:1900.01.27 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.19
Died:1995.06.14 († 95)

Apostolic Administrator of Xingu (Brazil) (1935 – 1948.01.17)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Titular Bishop of Olena (1948.01.17 – 1995.06.14)

Fr. Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1935 – 1948.01.17)

Bishop Amando Agostino Bahlmann, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1934 – 1935)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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