Diocese of

Crato

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Crato / Craten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fortaleza

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Penha (September 1)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.01.12 – ...):Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (58)Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Crato (Roman Rite)

Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (58)Bishop Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (58)
(2022.01.12 – ...)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil)

Omnia possum in eo

Born:1965.07.31 (Açu, RN, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1996.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.17

Bishop of Salgueiro (Brazil) (2010.06.16 – 2022.01.12)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2022.01.12 – ...)

Archbishop Gilberto Pastana de Oliveira (67)Bishop Gilberto Pastana de Oliveira (67) (later Archbishop)
(2016.12.28 – 2021.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil)

Venha o teu reino

Born:1956.07.29 (Boim, PA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.28

Priest of Santarém (Brazil) (1985.07.27 – 2005.08.03)

Bishop of Imperatriz (Brazil) (2005.08.03 – 2016.05.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2016.05.18 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2016.12.28 – 2021.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (2021.06.02 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (78)Bishop Fernando Panico, M.S.C. (78)
(2001.05.02 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop emeritus of Crato (Brazil)

Sursum Corda

Born:1946.01.01 (Tricase, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1993.08.14

Bishop of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (1993.06.02 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (2001.05.02 – 2016.12.28)

Bishop Newton Holanda Gurgel
(1993.11.24 – 2001.05.02)

Certa bonum certamen

Born:1923.11.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27
Died:2017.04.06 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Gummi in Byzacena (1979.04.10 – 1993.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1979.04.10 – 1993.11.24)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1993.11.24 – 2001.05.02)

Bishop Vicente de Paulo Araújo Matos
(1961.01.28 – 1992.06.01)

Vincenti dabo manna

Born:1918.06.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.11
Died:1998.12.06 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Antiochia ad Mæandrum (1955.04.21 – 1961.01.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1955.04.21 – 1961.01.28)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1961.01.28 – 1992.06.01)

Bishop Francisco de Assis Pires (later Archbishop)
(1931.08.11 – 1959.07.11)

Non veni ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1880.10.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1903.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:1931.12.06
Died:1960.02.10 († 79)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1931.08.11 – 1959.07.11)

Titular Archbishop of Antiochia in Pisidia (1959.07.11 – 1960.02.10)

Bishop Quintino Rodrigo de Oliveira e Silva
(1915.03.10 – 1929.12.29)

Patientia et doctrina

Born:1863.10.31 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1886.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1915.10.31
Died:1929.12.29 († 66)

Bishop of Crato (Brazil) (1915.03.10 – 1929.12.29)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (63)

Picos (←), Iguatu (↑), Cajazeiras (→), Salgueiro (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 17,894 km²

Population: 852,000 Catholics (80.0% of 1,065,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 57 parishes, 3 missions

Personnel: 116 priests (92 diocesan, 24 religious), 42 deacons, 160 religious (24 brothers, 136 sisters), 59 seminarians

Population

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