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Dom Hélder Câmara (1909 - 1999)

Youth: It is about Dom. Hélder's life from his birth until his ordering as priest at 22 years old, making brief allusion of his time of seminarist. Priesthood: Seek in a fast way to focus the main accomplishments of Priest Hélder, during the period that he was in Ceará and Rio de Janeiro, as priest, among the period from 1931 to 1952, when he was elected Bishop. Bishopric: Time of the life of Dom. Hélder of larger activity, he developed projects in the social area as much as in the religious area, at national and international level, this period is understood among his election for bishop until the current days. Titles and Prizes: It brings a relationship of all the titles with which Dom. Hélder has been homaged, from Doctorates at national and international level, Homages, Prizes of institutions, finally, all of the recognition forms for the work executed by Dom. Hélder. Organs that he participates or has participated: It relates the busy positions and functions carried out by Dom. Hélder along to the several institutions in which he participated or participates, during all his life.

quando dava comida aos pobres, chamavam-me santo. Quando perguntava por que os pobres nada tinham para comer, chamavam-me comunista
quem recebe mais, recebe em função dos outros. Não é maior, nem melhor, é mais responsável. Deve servir mais. Viver para servir