Camara, Helder Pessoa
Born: Feb 07, 1909 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 90 years of age.
1909 - He was born on the 7th of February in Fortaleza, Ceará, North East Brazil.
1964-1965 - He became Catholic archbishop of Olinda and Recife.
1973 - He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
1985 - He retired as archbishop.
- He was Awarded the Pacem in Terris Award.
1999 - Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara died on the 27th of August in Recife.
- He is famous for stating, "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist."
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