Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church -UK (ICAB-UK)

          Founded by decree as a Sui Iuris Catholic Church by His Holiness, Patriarch Dom. Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez. 

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Roman Catholic Vatican I, Apostolic Succession

from Simon Petrus through Chiesa Cattolica in Italia and Igreja Catolica No Brasil.

Apostolic Succession
If you click on the names i.e. links highlighted. It will take you to the apostolic lines of each bishop passed on from bishop to bishop. All these lines are inherited that also includes the co-consecrators as well.

James Atkinson-Wake consecrated by Principal Consecrator: Most Reverend Dom. Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez assisted by Diocesan Bishop Olinto Ferreira Pinto Filho and Bishop Josivaldo Pereira.

Neville Anderson consecrated on the 15th June 2005 by Principal Consecrator: Most Reverend Dom. Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez assisted by Bishop Joanir Silva da Neves and Bishop Josivaldo .

FERNANDO CASTILLO -MENDEZ Luis +(1922 -2009) PATRIARCH. Consecrated 3 May 1948 by H.E Titular Bishop of Maurensi, Most Reverend Lord. Carlos Duarte Costa. Principal consecrator, Co consecrator H.E. Most Reverend Lord. Salameo Ferraz former Bishop of Sao Paulo who returned to the Roman Catholic Church and was accepted as a valid bishop by His Holiness Pope John XXIII, he was appointed as Titular Bishop of Eleutherna. Msgr Ferraz returned to Rome in 1956'. 2nd Co consecrator, the Most Reverend Lord Antidio Jose Vargas Diocesan Bishop of Lages,(Brazil) consecrated by H.E. the Most Reverend Lord. Carlos Duarte Costa on the 8 December 1946, Co consecrated by Most Reverend Lord. Salamao Ferraz

ARCOVERDE de ALBUQUERQUE CAVALCANTI Joachino
(1850 -1930) Created Cardinal 11 XII 1905 in the title of SS. Bonifacio ed Alessio. Buried in the Metropolitan Cathedral, Rio de Janeiro. Bishop of Goias (1891) Bishop of Sao Paulo (1894) Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro. (1897) Consecrated 26 October 1891 by Cardinal Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Antônio de Macedo Costa, Archbishop of Sao Salvador & Cardinal Domenico Ferrata; Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office. 4 Sep 1914 and later appointed Secretary of the Secretariat of State.


RAMPOLLA del TINDARO Count Mariano (1824 - 1913) Created Cardinal 14 III 1887. Buried in Campo Verano Cemetery, Rome. His remains were transferred to the Basilica of S. Cecilia in Trastevere on the 19 June 1929. Archbishop of Heraclea. Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office. Secretary of State. Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica} Consecrated 8 December 1882 by Cardinal Edward Howard, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Alessandro Sanminiatelli Zabrarrella and Bishop Guilio Lenti.


HOWARD Edward
(1829-1892) Created Cardinal 12 III 1877 in the title of S.S. Giovanni e Paolo. Buried in his family tomb in the Church of S. Philip, Arundel. Titular Archbishop of Neocaesarea I.P.I., Bishop of Frascati 1884. Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}. Consecrated 30 June 1872 by Cardinal Carlo Sacconi, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Salvator Nobili Vitelleschi and Archbishop Francis Xavier Frederick de Merode.


SACCONI Carlo (1808 - 1889) Created Cardinal 27 IX 1861 in the title of S. Maria del Popolo. Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies. Buried in Campo Verano Cemetery, Rome, his remains were later transferred to his family tomb in Montalto. Bishop of Palestrina 1870, Bishop of Porto & S. Rufino 1878, Bishop of Ostia & Velletri 1884. Nuncio in France. Consecrated 8 June 1851 by Cardinal Giacomo Filippo Fransoni, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Patriarch Joseph Valerga & Bishop Rudesindus Salvado.


FRANSONI Giacomo Filippo (1775 - 1856) Created Cardinal 2 X 1826 in the title of S. Maria in Aracoeli. Buried in his Titular Church. Archbishop of Nazianzus I.P.I. Liguria. Nuncio in Portugal and Brazil. Consecrated 8 December 1822 by Cardinal Pietro Francesco Galleffi, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Cardinal Giovanni Francesco Falzacappa Cardinal Giuseppe della Porta Rodiani. Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith.


GALLEFFI Pietro Francesco
(1770-1837) Created Cardinal 11 VII 1803 in the title of S. Bartolomeo all’ Isola. Buried in his family tomb in the Church of Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini e Convalescenti, Rome. Archbishop of Damascus 1819, Bishop of Albano 1820, Bishop of Porto, S. Rufino & Cittavechia 1830. Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church 1824. Consecrated 12 September 1819 by Cardinal Alessandro Mattei, Principal consecrators. Co consecrators Bishop Gerald Macioti & Bishop Francis Albertini. Appointed as Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano (St Peters Basilica).

MATTEI Alessandro (1744 - 1820) Created Cardinal In Petto 12 VII 1779 in the title of S. Balbina. Proclaimed 22 V 1782. Buried in his family Chapel in the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome. Archbishop of Ferrara, Bishop of Palestrina. Consecrated 23 February 1777 by Cardinal Bernardo Giraud, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Marcantoni Conti and Bishop Giuseppe Maria Carafa.


GIRAUD Bernardo (1721 -1782) Created Cardinal In Petto 17 VI 1771 in the title of S.S. Trinita al Monte Pincio. Proclaimed 19 IV 1773. Archbishop of Ferrara. Buried in his family tomb in the Church of S. Maria in Vallicella, Rome. Consecrated 26 April 1767 by His Holiness Pope Clement XIII. Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Scipio Borghese & Archbishop Ignazio Reali.


REZZONICO Carlo (1693 -1769) Created Cardinal IX 1758 In Petto in the title of S. Lorenzo in Damaso. Proclaimed 2 X 1758 “Nepos” Buried in the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Bishop of Sabina 1773, Bishop of Porto & S. Rufino 1776. Elected Pope as Clement XIII 6 July 1758. Crowned 16 July 1758. Consecrated 19 March 1743 in the Basilica of the Holy Apostles, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV, Principal consecrator, Co consecrators Cardinal Giuseppe Accoramboni, Bishop of Frascati & Cardinal Antonio Saverio Gentili.


LAMBERTINI Prospero (1675 -1758) Created Cardinal In Petto 9 XII 1726 in the title of S. Croce in Jerusalemme, Proclaimed 30 IV 1728. Buried in the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Bishop of Ancona, Archbishop of Bologna 1731. Elected Pope as Benedict XIV 17 August 1740. Crowned 22 August 1740. Consecrated 16 July 1724 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIII, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Giovanni Francesco Nicolai, O.F.M.Ref., Titular Archbishop of Myra and Cardinal Nicola Maria Lercari, Titular Archbishop of Nazianzus.


ORSINI Duke de GRAVINA Vincenzo Maria O.P.RUIJTER Albert (1649 -1730) Created Cardinal 22 II 1672 in the title of S. Sisto. Buried in the Church of S. Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, in the Chapel of S. Domenico. A year later, his remains were transferred to the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Archbishop of Manfredonia 1675, Bishop of Cesena 1680, Archbishop of Benevento 1686, Bishop of Frascati 1701, Bishop of Porto 1715. Elected Pope as Benedict XIII, 29 May 1724. Crowned 4 June 1724. Consecrated 3 February 1675 in the Church of S.S. Domenico e Sisto, Rome, by Cardinal Paluzzo Paluzzi degli Albertoni Altieri, Principal consecrator & Prefect of the Sacred Congregation de Propaganda Fide, Co consecrators Cardinal Stefano Brancaccio, Archbishop-Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania and Bishop Costanzo Zani, O.S.B., Bishop of Imola.


PALUZZO Paluzzi degli ALBERTONI ALTIERI (1623- 1698) Created Cardinal In Petto 14 I 1664 Proclaimed 15 II 1666 Buried in the Church of S. Maria in Campitelli, Rome, in the Chapel of S. Giovanni Battista that he had built in that same church. Bishop of Sabina 1689, Bishop of Palestrina 1691 Bishop of Porto 1698. Consecrated 2 May 1666 in the Church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, by Cardinal Ulderico Carpegna, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Stefano Ugolini, Titular Archbishop of Corinth & Bishop Giovanni Tommaso Pinelli, Bishop of Albenga.


CARPEGNA Ulderico (1595 - 1679) Created Cardinal 28 XI 1633 in the title of S. Anastasia. Buried in the Barberini Chapel of the Church of S. Andrea della Valle, Rome. Bishop of Gubbio, Bishop of Todi 1638, Bishop of Albano 1666, Bishop of Frascati 1671, Bishop of Porto 1675. Consecrated 7 October 1630 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by Cardinal Luigi Caetani, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Antonio Ricciulli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro and Vicegerent of Rome & Bishop Benedetto Landi, Bishop of Fossombrone.


CAETANI Luigi (1595- 1642) Created Cardinal 19 I 1626 in the title of S. Pudenziana. He died in his Roman Palace and was buried in his family’s Chapel in the Church of S. Pudenziana. Patriarch of Antioch, Archbishop of Capua. Consecrated 12 June 1622 in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, by Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi, Archbishop of Bologna, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari & Archbishop Vulpiano Volpi, Archbishop emeritus of Chieti.


LUDOVISI Ludovico (1595 -1632) Created Cardinal 15 II 1621 in the title of S. Maria in Traspontina. “Nepos” Buried in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Bologna. His remains were later transferred, according to his will, to the Church of S. Ignatio, Rome. Archbishop of Bologna, nephew of Pope Gregory XV. Consecrated 2 May 1621 in the private chapel of his consecrator, near Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, by Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari and Prefect of the Apostolic Palace, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Cardinal Cosimo de Torres, Titular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis & Cardinal Ottavio Ridolfi, Bishop of Ariano.


SANVITALE Galeazzo. Archbishop of Bari.(1566 -1622) Consecrated 4 April 1604 in the Chapel of the Apostolic Sacristy, Rome, by Cardinal Girolamo Bernerio O.P., Bishop of Albano, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Bishop Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Piacenza & Bishop Giovanni Ambrogio Caccia, Bishop of Castro di Toscana.


BERNERIO Girolamo O.P.(1540 - 1611) Created Cardinal 16 XI 1586. Bishop of Ascoli, Bishop of Albano 1603, Bishop of Porto 1607. Consecrated 7 September 1586 in the Basilica of the Holy Apostles, Rome, by Cardinal Giulio Santorio, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Giulio Masetti, Bishop of Reggio Emilia & Cardinal Ottaviano Paravicini, Bishop of Alessandria.


SANTORIO Giulio (1532-1602) - Created Cardinal 17 V 1570. Buried in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Rome. Archbishop of Santa Severino, Bishop of Palestrina 1597. Consecrated 12 March 1566 in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican Apostolic Palace by Cardinal Scipione Rebiba, Patriarch of Constantinople, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Bishop Annibale Caracciolo, Bishop of Isola & Bishop Giacomo de Giacomelli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro.


REBIBA Scipione (1504 - 1577) Created Cardinal 20 XII 1555 in the title of S. Pudenziana. Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary Bishop of Chieti. Elected Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary to Gian Pietro Cardinal Carafa, Archbishop of Chieti, 16 March 1541.Bishop of Modena Archbishop of Pisa 1556, Patriarch of Constantinople 1565, Bishop of Albano 1573, Bishop of Sabina 1574.

CARAFA Pietro Gian (1476 - 1559)

Pope Paul IV.

Latin Chant: XII. Processional - Spiritus Domini
The Choir of Prinknash Abbey (Music from Prinknash Abbey : Latin Plainchant and English Chant)
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