José Freire Falcão

Roman Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Brasília
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José Freire Falcão (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒoˈzɛ ˈfɾej.ɾi fawˈkɐ̃w]; 23 October 1925 – 26 September 2021) was a Brazilian Roman Catholic cardinal. He was the Archbishop of Brasília.[1] He was also the Cardinal-Priest of San Luca a Via Prenestina when he was made a cardinal in 1988. He was born in Ererê, Brazil.

Freire Falcão died on 26 September 2021 at a hospital in Brasilia, Brazil from COVID-19, aged 95.[2]

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  1. "Falcão Card. José Freire". Holy See Press Office. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  2. "Cardeal dom José Freire Falcão morre após complicações da Covid-19". Metrópoles (in Brazilian Portuguese). 27 September 2021. Retrieved 27 September 2021.