Diocese of

Jequié

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jequié / Iequiean(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Vitória da Conquista

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.01.13 – ...):Bishop Paulo Romeu Dantas Bastos (68)Bishop Paulo Romeu Dantas Bastos (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jequié (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paulo Romeu Dantas Bastos (68)Bishop Paulo Romeu Dantas Bastos (68)
(2021.01.13 – ...)

Bishop of Jequié (Brazil)

Por Cristo, com Cristo, em Cristo

Born:1955.08.20 (Nova Soure, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2002.07.27

Priest of Barreiras (Brazil) (1985.05.18 – 2002.04.24)

Bishop of Alagoinhas (Brazil) (2002.04.24 – 2021.01.13)

Bishop of Jequié (Brazil) (2021.01.13 – ...)

Bishop José Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (56)Bishop José Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (56)
(2012.07.04 – 2019.07.10)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil)

Ex toto corde

Born:1967.08.06 (Feira di Santana, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.07

Bishop of Jequié (Brazil) (2012.07.04 – 2019.07.10)

Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil) (2019.07.10 – ...)

Bishop Cristiano Jakob Krapf (87)Bishop Cristiano Jakob Krapf (87)
(1978.11.07 – 2012.07.04)

Bishop emeritus of Jequié (Brazil)

Lux mundi

Born:1936.09.12 (Bernhardzell, Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1964.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1979.01.07

Priest of Ilhéus (Brazil) (1964.03.15 – 1978.11.07)

Bishop of Jequié (Brazil) (1978.11.07 – 2012.07.04)

Special Churches

Churches by City (39)

Vitória da Conquista (↙), Livramento de Nossa Senhora (←), Ruy Barbosa (↑), Amargosa (↗), Ilhéus (→)

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Area: 18,771 km²

Population: 597,000 Catholics (86.6% of 689,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 36 parishes, 580 missions

Personnel: 55 priests (49 diocesan, 6 religious), 5 deacons, 23 religious (6 brothers, 17 sisters), 8 seminarians

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