Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Pouso Alegre

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Pouso Alegre / de Pouso Alegre (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Campanha, Guaxupé

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Sebastian (January 20), Senhor Bom Jesus (August 6)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 3 (1980)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.05.28 – ...):Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R. (70)Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R. (70)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Pouso Alegre (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R. (70)Archbishop José Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R. (70)
(2014.05.28 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil)

Per caritatem servire

Born:1953.10.19 (Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1981.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:2010.02.27

Bishop of Jataí (Brazil) (2009.12.16 – 2014.05.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (2014.05.28 – ...)

Archbishop Ricardo Pedro Chaves Pinto Filho, O. Praem.
(1996.10.16 – 2014.05.28)

Caritas Christi Urget

Born:1938.08.06 (Capelinha, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.21
Died:2018.04.01 (Pouso Alegre, MG, Brazil † 79)

Bishop of Leopoldina (Brazil) (1990.03.14 – 1996.10.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1996.10.16 – 2014.05.28)

Archbishop João Bergese
(1991.05.05 – 1996.03.21)

Vocati ad communionem

Born:1935.09.13 (Savigliano, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1981.04.05
Died:1996.03.21 († 60)

Bishop of Guarulhos (Brazil) (1981.02.11 – 1991.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1991.05.05 – 1996.03.21)

Archbishop José d’Angelo Neto
(1962.04.14 – 1990.05.31)

Born:1917.10.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1940.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.26
Died:1990.05.31 († 72)

Bishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1960.03.12 – 1962.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1962.04.14 – 1990.05.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Campagna (Italy) (1982 – 1984)

Bishops of Pouso Alegre (Roman Rite)

Bishop José d’Angelo Neto (later Archbishop)
(1960.03.12 – 1962.04.14)

(see above)

Archbishop Oscar de Oliveira
(Apostolic Administrator 1959 – 1960.03.12)

Bishop Octávio Augusto Chagas de Miranda
(1916.02.14 – 1959.10.29)

Born:1881.08.10 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1903.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1916.06.04
Died:1959.10.29 († 78)

Bishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1916.02.14 – 1959.10.29)

Bishop Antônio Augusto de Assis (later Archbishop)
(1909.11.29 – 1916.02.07)

Born:1863.12.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1892.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1907.11.17
Died:1961.02.07 († 97)

Titular Bishop of Sura (1907.07.10 – 1909.11.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1907.07.10 – 1909.11.29)

Bishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1909.11.29 – 1916.02.07)

Bishop of Guaxupé (Brazil) (1916.02.07 – 1918.08.02)

Titular Bishop of Diocletianopolis (1918.08.02 – 1922.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mariana (Brazil) (1918.08.02 – 1931.07.31)

Titular Archbishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1922.02.24 – 1931.07.31)

Bishop of Jaboticabal (Brazil) (1931.07.31 – 1961.02.07)

Bishop João Batista Corrêa Nery
(1901.05.18 – 1908.08.03)

Spiritus Domini ductor

Born:1863.10.06 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1886.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1896.11.01
Died:1920.02.01 († 56)

Bishop of Espírito Santo (Brazil) (1896.08.29 – 1901.05.18)

Bishop of Pouso Alegre (Brazil) (1901.05.18 – 1908.08.03)

Bishop of Campinas (Brazil) (1908.08.03 – 1920.02.01)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (71)

Bragança Paulista (↙), Amparo (↙), São João da Boa Vista (←), Guaxupé (↖), Campanha (↗), Lorena (↘), Aparecida (↘), Taubaté (↓), São José dos Campos (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 12,620 km²

Population: 619,100 Catholics (75.6% of 819,300 total)

Pastoral Centres: 69 parishes, 1,132 missions

Personnel: 139 priests (121 diocesan, 18 religious), 4 deacons, 233 religious (54 brothers, 179 sisters), 27 seminarians

Population

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