Sérgio da Rocha
Sérgio da Rocha studied philosophy at the seminary in São Carlos and theology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas . On December 14, 1984, he received the sacrament of ordination through the Bishop of São Carlos , Constantino Amstalden . In January 1997 he obtained a doctorate in moral theology from the Pontifical Lateran University . In the seminary of the diocese of São Carlos he was first spiritual, later professor and rector. From 1989 to 2001 he was also Professor of Moral Theology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas.
On 13 June 2001 appointed him Pope John Paul II. To the titular of Alba and ordered him to auxiliary bishop in Fortaleza . The Archbishop of Fortaleza, José Antônio Aparecido Tosi Marques , donated him episcopal ordination on August 11 of the same year ; Co- consecrators were the Bishop of São Carlos, Joviano de Lima Júnior SSS , and the Bishop of Bragança Paulista , Bruno Gamberini .
On January 31, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him . to Coadjutor Archbishop of Teresina . Sérgio da Rocha became Archbishop of Teresina on September 3, 2008, succeeding Celso José Pinto da Silva , who resigned for reasons of age. On June 15, 2011 Benedict XVI appointed him. to the Archbishop of Brasília .
On January 14, 2017, Pope Francis appointed him a member of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America . On November 18, 2017, the Pope appointed him Relator General for the 15th Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October 2018. On July 13, 2019, Pope Francis appointed him a member of the Congregation for the Clergy for five years .
On March 11, 2020, Pope Francis appointed him Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia and, associated with it, Primate of Brazil. The inauguration took place on June 5 of the same year.
- Entry on Sérgio da Rocha on catholic-hierarchy.org
- Information about da Rocha on the website of the Archdiocese of Brasília (Portuguese)
- Dom Sérgio da Rocha é eleito novo presidente da CNBB. In: Homepage. Brazilian Bishops' Conference, April 21, 2015, accessed October 18, 2016 (Portuguese).
- Concistoro Ordinario Pubblico: Assegnazione dei Titoli o Diaconie. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , November 19, 2016, accessed November 19, 2016 (Italian).
- Nomina di Membri della Pontificia Commissione per l'America Latina. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office, January 14, 2017, accessed January 14, 2017 (Italian).
- Nomine nella XV Assemblea Generale Ordinaria del Sinodo dei Vescovi. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office, November 18, 2017, accessed November 18, 2017 (Italian).
- Nomina di Membri della Congregazione per il Clero. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office, July 13, 2019, accessed July 14, 2019 (Italian).
- Rinuncia dell'Arcivescovo di São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) e nomina del nuovo Arcivescovo Metropolita. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office, March 11, 2020, accessed March 11, 2020 (Italian).
|Celso José Pinto da Silva||
Archbishop of Teresina
|Jacinto Furtado de Brito Sobrinho|
|João Braz de Aviz||
Archbishop of Brasília
|Murilo Sebastião Ramos Warrior SCJ||
Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia
|Raymundo Cardinal Damasceno Assis||Chairman of the Brazilian Bishops' Conference
|SURNAME||Rocha, Sergio there|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rocha, Sérgio Cardinal da (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Brazilian clergyman and Roman Catholic Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia and Primate of Brazil|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 21, 1959|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Dobrada , State of São Paulo|