Roman Catholic Diocese of Umuarama

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Umuarama (Latin: Dioecesis Umuaramensis) is a diocese located in the city of Umuarama in the Ecclesiastical province of Maringá in Brazil.

Diocese of Umuarama

Dioecesis Umuaramensis
Location
CountryBrazil
Ecclesiastical provinceMaringá
Statistics
Area13,200 km2 (5,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
364,536
296,014 (81.2%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established26 May 1973 (48 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Divino Espírito Santo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoão Mamede Filho
Bishops emeritusJosé Maria Maimone
Website
www.diocesedeumuarama.org.br

HistoryEdit

BishopsEdit

  • Bishops of Umuarama (Roman rite)
    • José Maria Maimone, S.A.C. (12 June 1973 - 8 May 2002) Resigned
    • Vicente Costa (9 October 2002 - 30 December 2009) appointed, Bishop of Jundiaí, São Paulo
    • João Mamede Filho, O.F.M. Conv. (24 November 2010 – present)

Coadjutor bishopEdit

  • Frederico Heimler, S.D.B. (1998-2002), did not succeed to see; appointed Bishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul

ReferencesEdit