Roman Catholic Diocese of Blumenau

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Diocese of Blumenau
Dioecesis Florumpratensis
Diocese de Blumenau
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Cathedral of St. Paul the Apostle
Location
Country  Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Florianópolis
Metropolitan Florianópolis
Statistics
Area 3,388 km2 (1,308 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
609,000
430,000 (70.6%)
Parishes 38
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 19 April 2000 (17 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Paul in Blumenau
Patron saint St Paul
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rafael Biernaski
Metropolitan Archbishop Wilson Tadeu Jönck
Emeritus Bishops Angélico Sândalo Bernardino Bishop Emeritus
Giuseppe Negri
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Blumenau (Latin: Dioecesis Florumpratensis) is a diocese located in the city of Blumenau in the Ecclesiastical province of Florianópolis in Brazil.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Blumenau (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Angélico Sândalo Bernardino (April 19, 2000 – February 18, 2009)
    • Bishop Giuseppe Negri, P.I.M.E., (February 18, 2009 – October 29, 2014)
    • Bishop Rafael Biernaski (June 24, 2015 – present)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 26°55′10″S 49°04′00″W / 26.9195°S 49.0668°W / -26.9195; -49.0668