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Diocese of

São Carlos

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: São Carlos / Sancti Caroli in Brasilia (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Campinas

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Botucatu (↙), Bauru (←), Catanduva (↖), Jaboticabal (↖), Ribeirão Preto (↑), Limeira (↘), Piracicaba (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.10.20 – ...):Bishop Luiz Carlos Dias (58)Bishop Luiz Carlos Dias (58)
Auxiliary Bishop (2018.03.07 – ...):Bishop Eduardo Malaspina (55)Bishop Eduardo Malaspina (55)

Titular Bishop of Pupiana

Ordinaries

Bishops of São Carlos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luiz Carlos Dias (58)Bishop Luiz Carlos Dias (58)Permalink
(2021.10.20 – ...)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil)

Born:1964.09.16 (Caconde, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.07

Titular Bishop of Tunes (2016.03.16 – 2021.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2016.03.16 – 2021.10.20)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (2021.10.20 – ...)

Cardinal Paulo Cezar Costa (55)Bishop Paulo Cezar Costa (55) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2016.06.22 – 2020.10.21)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil)

Omnia sustinet propter electos

Born:1967.07.20 (Valença, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:2011.02.05
Created Cardinal:2022.08.27

Titular Bishop of Œscus (2010.11.24 – 2016.06.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2010.11.24 – 2016.06.22)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (2016.06.22 – 2020.10.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2020.10.21 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (2022.08.27 – ...)

Bishop Paulo Sérgio Machado (76)Bishop Paulo Sérgio Machado (76)Permalink
(2006.11.22 – 2015.12.16)

Bishop emeritus of São Carlos (Brazil)

Opus Solidarietatis Pax

Born:1945.11.22 (Patrocinio, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1989.09.24

Bishop of Ituiutaba (Brazil) (1989.09.24 – 2006.11.22)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (2006.11.22 – 2015.12.16)

Bishop Joviano de Lima Júnior, S.S.S. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.10.25 – 2006.04.05)

Deus está conosco

Born:1942.04.23 (Uberaba, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.27
Died:2012.06.21 († 70)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (1995.10.25 – 2006.04.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (2006.04.05 – 2012.06.21)

Bishop Constantino AmstaldenPermalink
(1986.09.19 – 1995.10.25)

Sicut miles Christi

Born:1920.07.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.05.23
Died:1997.02.14 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Hierpiniana (1971.03.11 – 1986.09.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (1971.03.11 – 1986.09.19)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (1986.09.19 – 1995.10.25)

Bishop Ruy SerraPermalink
(1957.11.25 – 1986.09.19)

Born:1900.03.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1923.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.01
Died:1986.09.19 († 86)

Bishop of São Carlos do Pinhal (Brazil) (1948.02.13 – 1957.11.25)

Bishop of São Carlos (Brazil) (1957.11.25 – 1986.09.19)

Bishops of São Carlos do Pinhal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ruy SerraPermalink
(1948.02.13 – 1957.11.25)

(see above)

Bishop Gastão Liberal PintoPermalink
(1937.10.15 – 1945.10.24)

Pro ecclesia et patria fiant eximia

Born:1884.04.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1900.03.06
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.20
Died:1945.10.24 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Hippos (1934.03.24 – 1937.10.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of São Carlos do Pinhal (Brazil) (1934.03.24 – 1937.10.15)

Bishop of São Carlos do Pinhal (Brazil) (1937.10.15 – 1945.10.24)

Archbishop José Marcondes Homem de MeloPermalink
(1908.08.09 – 1937.10.15)

Non recuso laborem

Born:1860.09.13 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1883.03.11
Consecrated Bishop:1906.06.29
Died:1937.10.15 († 77)

Bishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1906.04.26 – 1906.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Belém do Pará (Brazil) (1906.05.01 – 1906.12.06)

Titular Archbishop of Ptolemais antea Syis (1906.12.06 – 1908.08.09)

Archbishop-Bishop of São Carlos do Pinhal (Brazil) (1908.08.09 – 1937.10.15)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 13,064 km²

Population: 824,000 Catholics (67.7% of 1,216,864 total) (2020)

Statistics: 132 parishes, 7 missions, 193 priests (166 diocesan, 27 religious), 56 deacons, 129 lay religious (47 brothers, 82 sisters), 39 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Charles Borromeo (November 4)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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