Diocese of

Campo Mourão

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Campo Mourão / Campi Moranen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maringá

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 15 (1984)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Campo Mourão (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (65)Bishop Bruno Elizeu Versari (65)
(2017.12.06 – 2024.06.10)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil)

Deus é misericórdia

Born:1959.05.30 (Cândido Mota, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:2017.06.25

Priest of Maringá (Brazil) (1988.01.03 – 2017.04.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2017.04.19 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2017.12.06 – 2024.06.10)

Bishop of Ponta Grossa (Brazil) (2024.06.10 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes (81)Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes (81)
(2008.12.24 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop emeritus of Campo Mourão (Brazil)

Ego elegi vos

Born:1942.12.03 (Isla Pocú, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2009.02.27

Priest of Xaverian Missionary Fathers (Xaverians) (1973.07.03 – 1991.01.14)

Priest of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1991.01.14 – 2008.12.24)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (2008.12.24 – 2017.12.06)

Bishop Mauro Aparecido dos Santos (later Archbishop)
(1999.02.21 – 2007.10.31)

Veni et Sequere Me

Born:1954.11.09 (Fartura, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.14
Died:2021.03.11 (Cascavel, PR, Brazil † 66)

Coadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 1999.02.21)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1999.02.21 – 2007.10.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cascavel (Brazil) (2007.10.31 – 2021.03.11)

Bishop Virgílio de Pauli
(1981.05.08 – 1999.02.21)

Dives in misericordia

Born:1923.05.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1981.06.29
Died:1999.02.21 († 75)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1981.05.08 – 1999.02.21)

Bishop Elizeu Simões Mendes
(1959.10.17 – 1980.12.03)

Born:1915.05.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1938.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1950.12.03
Died:2001.03.02 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1950.08.21 – 1953.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1950.08.21 – 1953.09.19)

Bishop of Mossoró (Brazil) (1953.09.19 – 1959.10.17)

Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil) (1959.10.17 – 1980.12.03)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (41)

Cascavel (↙), Toledo (↙), Umuarama (←), Maringá (↑), Apucarana (↗), Guarapuava (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 11,924 km²

Population: 342,000 Catholics (99.3% of 344,400 total)

Pastoral Centres: 41 parishes

Personnel: 67 priests (60 diocesan, 7 religious), 21 deacons, 105 religious (31 brothers, 74 sisters), 20 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.11

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