Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos

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Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos
Archbishop of Goa
Bishop of Funchal
Personal details
Born (1837-09-18)18 September 1837
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Died 28 November 1880(1880-11-28) (aged 43)
Goa, Portuguese India (now part of India)

Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos (18 September 1837 – 28 November 1880) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Goa.

He was born September 18, 1837, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, a son of Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos Esmeraldo Rolim de Moura and wife Augusta Correia Vasques Salvago de Brito de Olival. On March 6, 1871, he was appointed coadjucator Bishop of Funchal, a diocese in Portugal, and on May 7, 1871, he was ordained as such. On October 27, 1872, he succeeded as Bishop of Funchal, after the death of the previous bishop, Patrício Xavier de Moura. He served as Archbishop of Goa for 9.6 years, from July 23, 1874, to his death on November 28, 1880.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Patrício Xavier de Moura
Bishop of Funchal
1872-1874
Succeeded by
Manuel Agostinho Barreto
Preceded by
João Crisóstomo de Amorim Pessoa
Archbishop of Goa
1874-1880
Succeeded by
António Sebastião Valente