Sunday, February 15, 2009

José Sebastião Cardinal de Almeida Neto (1841-1920)

He was the Patriarch of Lisbon from 1883 to 1907, when he retired. He was made a cardinal in 1884. During the religious persecution of 1910 he was expelled from Portugal and went to Spain, where he lived in the Franciscan convent of Loreto, Seville. He died near Seville in 1920.

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