Aurélio Granada Escudeiro

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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
Orders
Ordination January 17, 1943
Personal details
Born (1920-05-19)May 19, 1920
Alcains, Portugal Flag of Portugal.svg
Died August 25, 2012(2012-08-25) (aged 92)
Ponta Delgada, Azores

Aurélio Granada Escudeiro (May 19, 1920 – August 25, 2012) was a Portuguese prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

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.

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