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Eparchy of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek)

Eparchia Dominae Nostrae Paradisis S. Pauli Graecorum Melkitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Fares Maakaroun, Bishop
  • Joseph Gébara, Coadjutor Bishop
  • Spiridon Mattar, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Erected: 29 November 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Paulo
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Mailing Address: Rua do Paraiso 21, 04103-000 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (011)287-7170
  • Fax: 285-0157

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 November 1971ErectedEparchy of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197648,0005386,00035ap1977
198080,00052711,42825ap1981
1987368,00013492,00034ap1991
1999413,0006668,83345ap2000
2000413,0007759,00045ap2001
2001413,0006668,83345ap2002
2002413,0006668,83345ap2003
2003418,0008852,25045ap2004
2004418,0008852,25045ap2005
2009420,0001031332,3073655ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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