Cláudio Hummes, OFM (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈklawdʒu ˈʁum(i)s]; born Auri Alfonso Hummes; 8 August 1934 – 4 July 2022) was a Brazilian prelate of the Catholic Church. He was prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy from 2006 to 2010. He was the Archbishop of Fortaleza from 1996 to 1998 and Archbishop of São Paulo from 1998 to 2006. He became a cardinal in 2001.
|Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy|
|Appointed||31 October 2006|
|Term ended||7 October 2010|
|Predecessor||Darío Castrillón Hoyos|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana|
|Ordination||3 August 1958|
by João Resende Costa
|Consecration||25 May 1975|
by Aloísio Leo Arlindo Lorscheider
|Created cardinal||21 February 2001|
by Pope John Paul II
|Birth name||Auri Alfonso Hummes|
|Born||8 August 1934|
Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
|Died||4 July 2022 (aged 87)|
São Paulo, Brazil
|Motto||Omnes Vos Fratres (Ye are all brothers)|
|Coat of arms|
- "Morre Cardeal Cláudio Hummes, franciscano que defendeu povos indígenas e influenciou escolha do nome do Papa". G1 (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2022-07-04.
- Chu, Henry (2022-07-05). "Brazilian Claudio Hummes, once viewed as possible first Latin American pope, dies at 87". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2022-07-05.