Pope Francis nominated, Msgr. Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.Ss.R., as the bishop prelate of Borba, Brazil, who is currently coadjutor bishop prelate of the same prelature.
Mons Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R.
Mons Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R., was born June 6, 1968, in Linhares, diocese of Colatina (Espírito Santo). When he was five years his family moved to the city of Cacoal, Ji-Parana diocese in the State of Rondônia. He joined the Redemptorists in Manaus in 1993 and was ordained on August 11, 2001.
Fr. Zenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, had been the Vice Provincial of Manaus in 2011-2014. He was nominated Coadjutor Bishop of Borba in the Brazilian state of Amazonas on February 24, 2016. He has served the Vice Province of Manaus in various capacities, as a superior, pastor, formation director and fundraiser. He is the fifth Redemptorist from the Vice Province of Manaus to be appointed as a bishop.
The Prelacy of Borba is located southeast of Manaus on the Madeira River in northern Brazil.