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Portuguese Roman Catholic priests

This list has 9 sub-lists and 34 members. See also Portuguese Roman Catholics, Roman Catholic priests by nationality, Portuguese Christian clergy
Portuguese Jesuits
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  • Agnelo de Souza
    Agnelo de Souza Roman Catholic priest
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    Agnelo Gustavo Adolfo de Souza, S.F.X. ( 21 January 1869 – 20 November 1927), was a Roman Catholic priest of the Society of the Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar who performed missionary work in the province of Goa, then part of Portuguese India. The cause for his canonization has been accepted for investigation by the Holy See, and has progressed to the point that he has been declared Venerable.
  • Abbé Faria
    Abbé Faria Goan Catholic monk and pioneer of hypnotism
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    Abbé Faria (Portuguese: Abade Faria), or Abbé (Abbot) José Custódio de Faria, (31 May 1756 – 20 September 1819), was a Goan Catholic monk who was one of the pioneers of the scientific study of hypnotism, following on from the work of Franz Mesmer. Unlike Mesmer, who claimed that hypnosis was mediated by "animal magnetism", Faria understood that it worked purely by the power of suggestion. In the early 19th century, Abbé Faria introduced oriental hypnosis to Paris.
  • João Mendes de Silva
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    Amadeus of Portugal, O.F.M., (1420–1482), was a Portuguese nobleman who became first a monk, then left that life to become a friar of the Franciscan Order. Later he became a reformer of that Order, which led to his founding of a distinct branch of the Friars Minor that was named after him, later suppressed by the Pope in order to unite them into one great family of Friars Minor Observants (1568).
  • José Tolentino Mendonça
    José Tolentino Mendonça Portuguese, Religion
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    Dom José Tolentino Calaça de Mendonça ComSE, ComIH (born 15 December 1965), more commonly known simply as José Tolentino (de) Mendonça is a Portuguese prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. A theologian and university professor, he is also regarded as one of the most original voices of modern Portuguese literature and a Catholic intellectual. His work includes poetry, essays and plays.
  • Edgar Silva
    Edgar Silva Person
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    Edgar Freitas Gomes da Silva (born 25 September 1962, in Funchal, São Martinho) is a Portuguese politician and former Catholic priest. He is known for having been a bitter dissident from the Portuguese Catholic hierarchy.
  • José Correia da Serra
    José Correia da Serra Portuguese academic
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    José Francisco Correia da Serra (6 June 1750 – 11 September 1823) was a Portuguese Abbot, polymath – philosopher, diplomat, politician and scientist. In some circumstances, he was also known as Abbé Correa. The plant genus Correa is named in his honour.
  • Frei Galvão
    Frei Galvão Brazilian Franciscan friar
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    Anthony of St. Ann Galvão, O.F.M. (Portuguese: Antônio de Sant'Anna Galvão, ), commonly known in Brazil as Frei (Friar) Galvão ((1739–December 23, 1822), was a Portuguese friar of the Franciscan Order. One of the best-known religious figures in colonial Brazil, renowned for his healing powers, Galvão was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on May 11, 2007, becoming the first Brazilian-born saint. He was the second Brazilian to be proclaimed a saint by the Catholic Church, after Austro-Hungarian-born Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, C.I.I.C., canonized in 2002.
  • António, Prior of Crato
    António, Prior of Crato Portuguese royal
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    António, Prior of Crato (1531 – 26 August 1595; sometimes called The Determined, The Fighter or The Independentist), was a grandson of King Manuel I of Portugal and claimant of the Portuguese throne during the 1580 dynastic crisis. According to some historians, he was King of Portugal as António I of Portugal for 33 days in 1580. After the crowning of Philip II of Spain as King of Portugal, António claimed the throne until 1583. He was a disciple of Bartholomew of Braga.
  • Bartolomeu de Gusmão
    Bartolomeu de Gusmão Brazilian, Scientist
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    Bartolomeu Lourenço de Gusmão (December 1685 – 18 November 1724) was a Portuguese priest and naturalist, who was a pioneer of lighter-than-air airship design.
  • Antônio Lino da Silva Dinis Portuguese Brazilian Roman Catholic bishop
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    Antônio Lino da Silva Dinis (São Mateus de Oliveira, 22 February 1943 − Goiânia, 1 December 2013) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian Roman Catholic bishop.
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