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Avelar Cardinal Brandão Vilela

Deceased

Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia

Cardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
13 Jun 1912BornViçosa
27 Oct 193523.3Ordained PriestPriest of Aracajú, Brazil
13 Jun 194634.0AppointedBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
27 Oct 194634.3Ordained BishopBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
5 Nov 195543.3AppointedArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
25 Mar 197158.7AppointedArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
5 Mar 197360.7Elevated to Cardinal
5 Mar 197360.7AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio
19 Dec 198674.5DiedArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

MicroData Summary for Avelar Brandão Vilela:
Avelar Cardinal Brandão Vilela (born , died ) Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia

  • a priest for 51.1 years
  • a bishop for 40.1 years
  • a cardinal for 13.7 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1946, Number 89

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