Diocese of

São Raimundo Nonato

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: São Raimundo Nonato / Raymundian(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Teresina

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.07.19 – ...):Bishop Ronilton Souza de Araújo, S.C.I. (57)Bishop Ronilton Souza de Araújo, S.C.I. (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São Raimundo Nonato (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ronilton Souza de Araújo, S.C.I. (57)Bishop Ronilton Souza de Araújo, S.C.I. (57)
(2023.07.19 – ...)

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1967.03.23 (Ituiutaba, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:2002.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:2023.08.26

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2023.07.19 – ...)

Bishop Eduardo Zielski (77)Bishop Eduardo Zielski (77)
(2016.03.02 – 2023.07.19)

Bishop emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)

Só a Misericordia

Born:1947.02.12 (Brodnica, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1972.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.07

Priest of Pelplin (Poland) (1972.05.21 – 2000.02.02)

Bishop of Campo Maior (Brazil) (2000.02.02 – 2016.03.02)

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2016.03.02 – 2023.07.19)

Archbishop João Santos Cardoso (62)Bishop João Santos Cardoso (62) (later Archbishop)
(2011.12.14 – 2015.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil)

In eo qui me confortat

Born:1961.12.03 (Boa Nova, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.11

Priest of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1986.12.27 – 2011.12.14)

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2011.12.14 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2015.06.24 – 2023.07.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil) (2023.07.05 – ...)

Archbishop Pedro Brito Guimarães (70)Bishop Pedro Brito Guimarães (70) (later Archbishop)
(2002.07.17 – 2010.10.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palmas (Brazil)

Sitio

Born:1954.02.22 (Buriti, MA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.26
Consecrated Bishop:2002.09.14

Priest of Oeiras–Floriano (Brazil) (1986.01.26 – 2002.07.17)

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2002.07.17 – 2010.10.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palmas (Brazil) (2010.10.20 – ...)

Bishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.
(1981.10.03 – 2002.07.17)

Omnibus Servire

Born:1925.09.23 (Ginzo de Limia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19
Died:2019.12.17 (Sâo Raimundo Nonato, PI, Brazil † 94)

Titular Bishop of Skradin (1969.12.05 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (1969.12.05 – 1981.10.03)

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (1981.10.03 – 2002.07.17)

Prelates of São Raimundo Nonato (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.
(1969.12.05 – 1981.10.03)

(see above)

Bishop Amadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M.
(1961.12.23 – 1967.12.28)

Born:1911.07.23 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1963.05.19
Died:1995.03.20 († 83)

Bishop-Prelate of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (1961.12.23 – 1967.12.28)

Titular Bishop of Metræ (1963.02.18 – 1995.03.20)

Special Churches

Bom Jesus do Gurguéia (←), Floriano (↖), Oeiras (↑), Picos (↗), Juazeiro (→)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 39,528 km²

Population: 196,000 Catholics (87.1% of 225,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 39 parishes

Personnel: 30 priests (26 diocesan, 4 religious), 12 deacons, 26 religious (4 brothers, 22 sisters), 7 seminarians

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