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Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti, Joaquim

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Born: 1850 AD
Died: 1930 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Brazilian
Categories: Clergymen

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1850 - Born on the 17th of January, Cimbres, Pernambuco, Brazil.

1888 - He was nominated a bishop by Pope Leo XIII, but refused; however, when Pope Leo, obviously believing very firmly in his ability, nominated him again three years later to the diocese of Goias he accepted his nomination very willingly.

1894 - Catholic bishop of Sao Paolo.

1897 - Cavalcanti was promoted to the see of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, then clearly the highest position on the Latin American Church.

1905 - Leo did not name him a cardinal, Pope Pius X did so in his second consistory on the 11th of December.

1914 - He participated in the conclave.

1922 - Decided voluntarily not to make the journey to Rome for the conclave something that Pius XI effectively outlawed by increasing the time between the death of a Pope and the start of a conclave.

1930 - Died on the 18th of April, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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