Territorial Prelature of

Tefé

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Name: Tefé / Tefen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: Cúria Prelatícia, Rua Duque de Caxias 438, 69470-000 Tefé, AM, Brazil

Phone: (097)3343-2563

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2022.03.09 – ...):Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (61)Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (61)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Tefé (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (61)Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (61)
(2022.03.09 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil)

Escuta, aprende e anuncia com alegria, esperança e caridade

Born:1962.11.30 (Ipixuna, AM, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2017.12.16

Bishop of Cametá (Brazil) (2017.09.27 – 2022.03.09)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2022.03.09 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (57)Bishop Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M. (57)
(2014.05.14 – 2021.06.09)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil)

Servo de Cristo para missão

Born:1967.03.05 (Sertânia, PE, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1996.01.20
Consecrated Bishop:2014.08.28

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2014.05.14 – 2021.06.09)

Bishop of Palmares (Brazil) (2021.06.09 – ...)

Bishop Sérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)
(2000.10.19 – 2012.12.12)

Habitou entre nós

Born:1954.05.31 (Regente Feijó, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.09
Died:2021.03.03 (Manaus, AM, Brazil † 66)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1998.05.27 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (2000.10.19 – 2012.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manaus (Brazil) (2012.12.12 – 2019.11.27)

Bishop Mário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp. (83)Bishop Mário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp. (83)
(1982.12.15 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Tefé (Brazil)

Vim para servir

Born:1940.08.07 (Itaúna, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1980.10.19

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1980.07.31 – 1982.12.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1982.12.15 – 2000.10.19)

Bishop Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp.
(1952.04.18 – 1982.12.15)

Iter para tutum

Born:1906.03.05 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1952.07.06
Died:1992.07.14 († 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Tefé (Brazil) (1946.07.19 – 1950.08.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Tefé (Brazil) (1950.08.11 – 1952.04.18)

Titular Bishop of Photice (1952.04.18 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Tefé (Brazil) (1952.04.18 – 1982.12.15)

Prefects Apostolic of Tefé (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.08.11 – 1952.04.18)

Fr. Joaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)
(1946.07.19 – 1950.08.11)

(see above)

Fr. Miguel Alfredo Barat, C.S.Sp.
(Apostolic Administrator 1945 – 1946)

Fr. Miguel Alfredo Barat, C.S.Sp.
(1910.08.16 – 1945)

Born:1864.11.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.04
Died:1946 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Tefé (Brazil) (1910.08.16 – 1945)

Apostolic Administrator of Tefé (Brazil) (1945 – 1946)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Cruzeiro do Sul (↙), Alto Solimões (←), Leticia (←), Mitú (↖), São Gabriel da Cachoeira (↑), Coari (→), Lábrea (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 263,835 km²

Population: 126,000 Catholics (63.0% of 200,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 31 parishes

Personnel: 24 priests (12 diocesan, 12 religious), 7 deacons, 28 religious (13 brothers, 15 sisters), 3 seminarians

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