Aurélio Granada Escudeiro
|Aurélio Granada Escudeiro|
|Bishop of Diocese of Angra Emeritus|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|See||Diocese of Angra|
|In office||1979 - 1996|
|Predecessor||Manuel Afonso de Carvalho|
|Successor||António de Sousa Braga|
|Ordination||January 17, 1943|
May 19, 1920|
|Died||August 25, 2012
Ponta Delgada, Azores
Escudeiro was born in Alcains, Portugal and was ordained a priest on January 17, 1943.
He was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Angra on March 18, 1974 as well as titular bishop of Drusiliana, and was ordained bishop on May 26, 1974. Escudeiro was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Angra on June 30, 1979, where he would serve until his retirement on April 9, 1996.
He died on August 25, 2012 at the Casa Sacerdotal in Ponta Delgada.
- Diocese of Angra Website
- Diocese of Angra Profile
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