Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva

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The Most Reverend

Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva
bishop of Montenegro
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ProvinceRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Porto Alegre
DioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Montenegro
Appointed22 March 2017
PredecessorPaulo Antônio de Conto
Ordination8 December 1994
by Jayme Henrique Chemello
Consecration4 June 2017
by Jacinto Bergmann
Personal details
Birth nameCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva
Born (1969-01-24) 24 January 1969 (age 51)
Piratini, Brazil
DenominationRoman Catholic
Previous post
  • Father Rector of the diocesan seminary (2011-2017)
  • Archdiocesan general vicar (2017)
MottoServite Domino in Laetitia ('Serve ye the Lord with gladness')
Styles of
Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva
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Reference styleThe Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious stylebishop
Posthumous stylenot applicable

Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva, (24 January 1969 – ) is the bishop of Montenegro,[1] a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of its mother see, the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Porto Alegre (in the state capital) in Rio Grande do Sul state, southernmost Brazil.


Early life and priesthood[edit]

Gonçalves e Silva was born in 1969 in Piratini, in the Archdiocese of Pelotas, Brazil. He entered the diocesan seminary of Pelotas, where he did his secondary studies. He studied philosophy in Catholic University of Pelotas, and theology in São Francisco de Paula seminary. He also earned a degree in spirituality in Rome and attended university courses in Brazil.

On 9 December 1994 he was ordained a priest. He was rector of the Diocesan Seminary and then General Vicar em Pelotas.


On 22 March 2017, he was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Montenegro by Pope Francis, and received episcopal consecration on 9 June by the most reverend Jacinto Bergmann.[2]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Paulo Antônio de Conto
Bishop of Montenegro
2017 –
Succeeded by