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Roman Catholic Diocese of Pesqueira

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Parishes  25
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  10,065 km²
Country  Brazil
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Cathedral  Catedral Santa Águeda
Phone  +55 87 3835-1069
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 410,200 370,200 (90.2%)
Established  December 5, 1910 (106 years ago)
Address  Rua Com José Didier - s/n, Pesqueira - PE, 55200-000, Brazil
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
Similar  Cúria Diocesana, SAP Pesqueira, Hotel Estação Cruzeiro, Prefeitura Municipal de Pesqu, Catedral Santa Agueda

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pesqueira (Latin: Dioecesis Pesqueirensis) is a diocese located in the city of Pesqueira in the Ecclesiastical province of Olinda e Recife in Brazil.

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History

  • December 5, 1910: Established as Diocese of Floresta from the Diocese of Olinda
  • August 2, 1918: Renamed as Diocese of Pesqueira
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Pesqueira (Roman rite)
  • Bishop José Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.Ss.R. (since 2012.02.15)
  • Bishop Francesco Biasin (2003.07.23 – 2011.06.08, appointed Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda)
  • Bishop Bernardino Marchió (1993.05.26 – 2002.11.06)
  • Bishop Manuel Palmeira da Rocha (1980.03.14 – 1993.05.26)
  • Bishop Severino Mariano de Aguiar (1956.12.03 – 1980.03.14)
  • Bishop Adelmo Cavalcante Machado (later Archbishop) (1948.04.03 – 1955.06.24)
  • Bishop Adalberto Accioli Sobral (later Archbishop) (1934.01.13 – 1947.01.18)
  • Bishop José Antônio de Oliveira Lopes (1918.08.02 – 1932.11.24)
  • Bishops of Floresta (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop José Antônio de Oliveira Lopes (1915.06.26 – 1918.08.02)
  • Bishop Augusto Álvaro da Silva (later Cardinal) (1911.05.12 – 1915.06.25)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Pesqueira Wikipedia


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