Estêvão Cardoso de Avellar

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Estêvão Cardoso de Avellar
Bishop of Diocese of Uberlândia (emeritus)
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Uberlândia
In office 1978 - 1992
Predecessor Almir Marques Ferreira
Successor José Alberto Moura
Ordination October 6, 1946
Personal details
Born (1917-11-04)November 4, 1917
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Died December 3, 2009(2009-12-03) (aged 92)
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Estêvão Cardoso de Avellar (November 4, 1917 – December 3, 2009) was a Brazilian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.


Cardoso de Avella was born in Três Corações, Brazil, and was ordained a priest on October 6, 1946. He was appointed Coadjutor Prelate of the Diocese of Marabá along with being appointed Titular bishop of Eucarpia on August 6, 1971, and then ordained on September 26, 1971. On March 27, 1976 he was appointed prelate of Diocese of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia. His final appointment came on March 20, 1978, to the Diocese of Uberlândia, where he retired from on December 23, 1992.


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