Jorge Scarso, Italian-born Brazilian bishop, Died at 99

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Jorge Scarso was born on August 13, 1916, and died on October 28, 2015.

He was an Italian-born Brazilian Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

Jorge was born in Modica, Italy, in the summer of 1916.

He was ordained priest on June 28, 1942 for the Capuchin Order and appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Patos de Minas as well as Titular Bishop of Gemellae in Numidia on November 29, 1967.

Jorge was consecrated on March 25, 1968 and was later appointed bishop of the Diocese of Patos de Minas, where he remained until his retirement on January 8, 1992.

Jorge Scarso passed away at age 99 in October 2015.