Bernardino Piñera

Catholic archbishop

Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (22 September 1915 – 21 June 2020) was a Chilean prelate of the Catholic Church. He was born in Paris, France. At the age of 107, he is the oldest living Catholic bishop.[1] Piñera was ordained a priest on 5 April 1947 and worked for the Catholic Action. On 11 February 1958, Pope Pius XII appointed Piñera Carvallo auxiliary bishop of Talca.

Bernardino Piñera Carvallo
Personal details
Born22 September 1915
Paris, France
Died21 June 2020(2020-06-21) (aged 104)

In May 2020, he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Piñera died on 21 June 2020 from pneumonia caused by COVID-19 in Santiago de Chile, aged 104.[2]


  1. "Mons. Bernardino Piñera cumple hoy 100 años de vida". Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  2. Fallece Monseñor Bernardino Piñera Carvallo

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