Mauro Aparecido dos Santos

Mauro Aparecido dos Santos (9 November 1954 – 11 March 2021) was a Brazilian Catholic cleric and metropolitan archbishop of Cascavel.[1][2][3]

Mauro Aparecido dos Santos
Archbishop of Cascavel
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ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed31 October 2007
Installed25 January 2008
Term ended11 March 2021
PredecessorLúcio Ignácio Baumgaertner
Other post(s)Bishop of Campo Mourão
Ordination13 May 1984
Consecration14 August 1998
Personal details
Born(1954-11-09)9 November 1954
Fartura, São Paulo, Brazil
Died11 March 2021(2021-03-11) (aged 66)
Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil
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Mauro Aparecido majored in philosophy and theology at Jacarezinho. On 13 May 1984, his priestly ordination took place in the same municipality. Between 11 January 1992 and 31 January 1997, dos Santos served as parish priest at Santa Terezinha do Menino Jesus Parish, in Bandeirantes. Between 2 February 1995 and 31 July 1998 he was the vicar general of the Diocese of Jacarezinho. On 2 February 1997 he became pastor of the Immaculate Conception-Cathedral of Jacarezinho Parish.

His episcopal ordination took place on 14 August 1998, in Jacarezinho. On 30 August, dos Santos took office as the third bishop of the Diocese of Campo Mourão.[4]

He was Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Umuarama between 9 May 2002 and 13 December 2002.[5]

On 31 October 2007[5] dos Santos was appointed Archbishop of Cascavel and took office on 25 January 2008.[6]

On 11 March 2021, Dom Mauro died from complications from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil.[7]


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  3. ^ "Bispo Dom Mauro Aparecido dos Santos - Wiki Canção Nova". Retrieved 2019-06-24.
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  5. ^ a b "Atividades Bispo Dom Mauro". Arquidiocese de Cascavel. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  6. ^ "Bispos Ordenantes". Arquidiocese de Cascavel. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  7. ^ Alan, Deyvid (2021-03-11). "Morre Arcebispo de Cascavel, Dom Mauro Aparecido dos Santos" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-03-11.