Roman Catholic Diocese of Jacarezinho

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jacarezinho (Latin: Dioecesis Iacarezinhoënsis) is a diocese in the city of Jacarezinho in the Ecclesiastical province of Londrina in Brazil.

Diocese of Jacarezinho

Dioecesis Iacarezinhoënsis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical provinceLondrina
Statistics
Area13,369 km2 (5,162 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
437,000
380,000 (87.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established10 May 1926 (95 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição e São Sebastião
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAntônio Braz Benevente
Metropolitan ArchbishopGeremias Steinmetz
Bishops emeritusFernando José Penteado

HistoryEdit

BishopsEdit

  • Bishops of Jacarezinho (Roman rite), in reverse chronological order
    • Bishop Antônio Braz Benevente (7 September 2010 – present)
    • Bishop Fernando José Penteado (5 July 2000 – 23 June 2010)
    • Bishop Conrado Walter, S.A.C. (10 August 1991 – 5 July 2000)
    • Bishop Pedro Filipak (8 February 1962 – 10 August 1991)
    • Bishop Geraldo de Proença Sigaud, S.V.D. (later Archbishop) (29 October 1946 – 20 December 1960), appointed Archbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais
    • Bishop Ernesto de Paula (22 November 1941 – 30 June 1945), appointed Bishop of Piracicaba, São Paulo
    • Bishop Fernando Taddei, C.M. (22 April 1927 – 9 January 1940)

Coadjutor bishopEdit

Auxiliary bishopEdit

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopsEdit

ReferencesEdit