Arquimínio Rodrigues da Costa, Portuguese Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 92


Arquimínio Rodrigues da Costa was born on July 8, 1924, and died on September 12, 2016.

He was a Portuguese prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Arquimínio was bishop of Macau.

Da Costa entered the seminary of Macau in 1938 and was ordained a priest on 6 October 1949.

Arquimínio Rodrigues da Costa was appointed rector of this seminary.In February 1955.

On 20 January 1976, Pope Paul VI appointed him bishop of Macau.

Arquimínio Rodrigues da Costa was ordained bishop on 25 March 1976.

On October 6, 1988, da Costa resigned from this post.

Arquimínio Rodrigues da Costa received the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Portuguese Republic in November 1988.

Then after, he worked in the Diocese while his health allowed him.