Bernardino Piñera

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Bernardino Piñera Carvallo
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Born22 September 1915
Paris, France
Died21 June 2020(2020-06-21) (aged 104)

Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (22 September 1915 – 21 June 2020) was a Chilean prelate of the Catholic Church. He was born in Paris, France. At the age of 107, he is the oldest living Catholic bishop.[1] Piñera was ordained a priest on 5 April 1947 and worked for the Catholic Action. On 11 February 1958, Pope Pius XII appointed Piñera Carvallo auxiliary bishop of Talca.

In May 2020, he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Piñera died on 21 June 2020 from pneumonia caused by COVID-19 in Santiago de Chile, aged 104.[2]

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  1. "Mons. Bernardino Piñera cumple hoy 100 años de vida". mensaje.cl. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  2. Fallece Monseñor Bernardino Piñera Carvallo

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