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Ordinariate of Brazil, Faithful of the Eastern Rites

Brasiliae



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Ordinariate
  • Erected: 14 November 1951
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Country: Brazil
  • Mailing Address: Rua Cosme Velho 470, 20241-090 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
  • Telephone: (021)2556-1628
  • Fax: 2557-5795

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 November 1951ErectedOrdinariate of Brazil, Faithful of the Eastern Rites (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1961171,221913227,78218ap1967
1968710170108ap1971
19763,67037103677ap1977
19808,6004371,228361ap1981
19909,0002242,250233ap1991
199710,0002352,00034ap2002

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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