José Freire Falcão

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Jose Freire Falcão
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Born (1925-10-23) October 23, 1925 (age 91)
Ererê, Brazil

José Freire Falcão[pronunciation?] (born October 23, 1925 in Ereré) is a Brazilian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and former archbishop of Brasília. He is cardinal-protector of the Church of San Luca a Via Prenestina, in Rome.

Just six months short of his 80th birthday, Freire Falcão was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI.

Coat of arms of José Freire Falcão

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