José Benedito Simão
On 28 November 2001 appointed him Pope John Paul II. To the titular of Tagaria and ordered him to auxiliary bishop in Sao Paulo. The Archbishop of São Paulo, Cláudio Cardinal Hummes OFM, donated him episcopal ordination on January 25, 2002 ; Co- consecrators were the Bishop of Duque de Caxias , Mauro Morelli , and the Bishop of Barretos , Antônio Gaspar . The inauguration took place on March 9, 2002.
On June 24th, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI appointed him . to the bishop of Assis. It was particularly important to Simão to bring theology closer to the faithful. On November 23, 2015, he suffered a stroke, which he died four days later in a hospital in Marília.
- Entry on José Benedito Simão on catholic-hierarchy.org
- Falece Dom José Benedito Simão, Bispo de Assis
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Bishop of Assis
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|SURNAME||Simão, José Benedito|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Brazilian clergyman, Bishop of Assis|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 1, 1951|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Caçapava , State of São Paulo , Brazil|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 27, 2015|
|Place of death||Marília , State of São Paulo, Brazil|