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Roman Catholic Diocese of Pinheiro

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Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Elio Rama, I.M.C.
Country  Brazil
Pope  Francis
Area  14,744 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 435,240 348,192 (80.0%)
Established  22 July 1939 (77 years ago)
Cathedral  Catedral Santo Inácio de Loiola
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pinheiro (Latin: Dioecesis Pinerensis) is a diocese located in the city of Pinheiro in the Ecclesiastical province of São Luís do Maranhão in Brazil.

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History

  • 22 July 1939: Established as Territorial Prelature of Pinheiro from the Territorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú and Metropolitan Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
  • 16 October 1979: Promoted as Diocese of Pinheiro
  • Leadership

  • Apostolic Administrator
  • Carlos Carmelo de Vasconcellos Motta † (1940 - 1944) Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão
  • Prelates of Pinheiro (Roman Rite)
  • José Maria Lemerder † (1944 - 1946) Died
  • Alfonso Maria Ungarelli, M.S.C. † (13 Nov 1948 - 1 Mar 1975) Retired
  • Carmelo Cassati, M.S.C. (17 Jun 1975 - 12 Feb 1979) Appointed, Bishop of Tricarico
  • Ricardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C. (3 Jul 1979 - 16 Oct 1979) Appointed bishop
  • Bishops of Pinheiro (Roman rite)
  • Ricardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C. (16 Oct 1979 – 17 Oct 2012) Retired
  • Elio Rama, I.M.C. (17 Oct 2012 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Pinheiro Wikipedia


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