Luigi Ferrando

Luigi Ferrando (Dom Luís; born January 22, 1941) is the emeritus bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bragança do Pará.

Luigi Ferrando
Bishop of Diocese of Bragança do Pará
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeDiocese of Bragança do Pará
In office1996 - 2016
PredecessorMiguel Maria Giambelli B.
SuccessorJesús María Cizaurre Berdonces O.A.R.
OrdinationMay 1, 1965
by Mgr Paolo Ghizzoni
ConsecrationMay 5, 1996
by Cardinal Ersilio Tonini
Personal details
Born (1941-01-22) January 22, 1941 (age 82)


Ferrando was born in Agazzano, in the Province of Piacenza. He was ordained priest on May 1, 1965, by the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Miniato Paolo Ghizzoni.

On May 5, 1996, Ferrando received episcopal ordination of Bragança do Pará from cardinal Ersilio Tonini. He replaced the previous bishop of Bragança Miguel Maria Giambelli; he was the first non-Barnabite bishop of Bragança from its elevation.

Ferrando retired on 17 August 2016.


Ferrando received the "Antonino d'oro" of the Province of Piacenza.[1]


  1. ^ (in Italian) Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine