Diocese of

Xingu–Altamira

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Xingu–Altamira (Português) / Xinguen(sis)–Altamiren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santarém

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Sagrado Coração de Jesus, Nossa Senhora de Nazaré (October 19)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Phone: (093)3515-2494

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.11.06 – ...):Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Xingu–Altamira (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)
(2019.11.06 – ...)

Bishop of Xingu–Altamira (Brazil)

Louvado sejas, meu senhor

Born:1961.01.08 (Carema, MA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:2016.03.05

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (2015.12.23 – 2019.11.06)

Bishop of Xingu–Altamira (Brazil) (2019.11.06 – ...)

Prelates of Xingu (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)Bishop João Muniz Alves, O.F.M. (63)
(2015.12.23 – 2019.11.06)

(see above)

Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (84)Bishop Erwin Kräutler, C.PP.S. (84)
(1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Xingu (Brazil)

Servus Christi Jesu

Born:1939.07.12 (Koblach, Austria)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.01.25

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1980.11.07 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1981.09.02 – 2015.12.23)

Bishop Eurico Kräutler, C.PP.S.
(1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Born:1906.08.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1971.06.27
Died:1986.01.02 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Cissa (1971.04.26 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1971.04.26 – 1981.09.02)

Bishop Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S.
(1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Born:1900.01.27 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.19
Died:1995.06.14 († 95)

Apostolic Administrator of Xingu (Brazil) (1935 – 1948.01.17)

Bishop-Prelate of Xingu (Brazil) (1948.01.17 – 1971.04.26)

Titular Bishop of Olena (1948.01.17 – 1995.06.14)

Fr. Clemente Geiger, C.PP.S. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1935 – 1948.01.17)

Bishop Amando Agostino Bahlmann, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1934 – 1935)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (12)

Itaituba (↙), Santarém (←), Macapá (↑), Marajó (↗), Cametá (↘), Marabá (↘), Alto Xingu–Tucumã (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 247,501 km²

Population: 272,204 Catholics (71.9% of 378,616 total)

Pastoral Centres: 12 parishes, 6 missions

Personnel: 23 priests (17 diocesan, 6 religious), 45 religious (12 brothers, 33 sisters), 9 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.02.20

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