Eusébio Scheid

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Eusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.J. (8 December 1932 – 13 January 2021) was a Brazilian prelate of the Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro from 2001 to 2009. He was born in Luzerna, Brazil.

Scheid was Bishop of São José dos Campos from 1981 to 1991 and Archbishop of Florianópolis from 1991 to 2001.

Scheid died on 13 January 2021 in São José dos Campos, Brazil from pneumonia caused by COVID-19, aged 88.[1][2]

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  1. "Nota de Falecimento – Dom Eusébio Oscar Cardeal Scheid". Diocese de São José dos Campos (in Portuguese). 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  2. Brockhaus, Hannah (13 January 2021). "Brazilian cardinal dies at age 88 after long illness". Catholic News Agency. Archived from the original on 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.