Araujo a name common to some theologians of the Society of Jesus:
1. ALPHONSO (or ILDEFONSO DE PENAFIEL), was born at Riobambo, in Peru (now Ecuador), in 1594. He joined his order in 1610, was professor of theology and philosophy at Cusco and Lima, and died at Guanca-Velica, November 18, 1657. He wrote, Cursus Inteqgri Philosophici (Leyden, 1653-70, 4 volumes): — Theologia Scholastica Naturalis, etc. (ibid. 1666, 2 volumes).
2. JOSEPH, was born at Oporto, in Portugal, October 10, 1696. In 1712 he joined his order, was professor at Coimbra, Oporto, and Lisbon, and died in 1759. He wrote Cursus Theologicus (Lisbon, 1734-37, 2 volumes). See Bauer, in Wetzer u. Welte's Kirchen-lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)