Roman Catholic Diocese of Parintins

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Diocese of Parintins
Dioecesis Parintinensis
Location
Country Brazil
Ecclesiastical province Manaus
Statistics
Area 75,654 km2 (29,210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
195,600
170,000 (86.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 12 July 1955 (63 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Parintins (Latin: Dioecesis Parintinensis) is a diocese located in the city of Parintins in the Ecclesiastical province of Manaus in Brazil.

History[edit]

  • July 12, 1955: Established as Territorial Prelature of Parintins from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Manaus
  • October 30, 1980: Promoted as Diocese of Parintins

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Parintins (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E. (1999.01.20 – present)
    • Bishop Gino Malvestio, P.I.M.E. (1994.03.09 – 1997.09.07)
    • Bishop Giovanni Risatti, P.I.M.E. (1989.07.15 – 1993.01.20)
    • Bishop Arcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. (1980.10.30 – 1989.07.15)
  • Prelates of Parintins (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Arcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. (1961.02.04 – 1980.10.30)
    • Fr. Arcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1956.03.15 – 1961.02.04)

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