28 May 2011

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04 May 2011

Bolonek named Macedonia Nuncio

Archbishop Janusz Bolonek was named Apostolic Nuncio to Macedonia.

Pavanello retired, Lara Barbosa named Campo Grande Archbishop

Archbishop Vitório Pavanello, S.D.B. retired and Archbishop-designate Dimas Lara Barbosa was named Archbishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

Archbishop-designate Lara Barbosa had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro.

Aristizábal Quintero and Torres Marín named Medellín Auxiliaries

Bishop-elect Edgar Aristizábal Quintero and Bishop-elect Hugo Alberto Torres Marín were named Auxiliary Bishops of Medellín, Colombia and titular bishops of Castra Galbae and Bossa, respectively.

Hergesse named Vitória Auxiliary

Bishop-elect José Aparecido Hergesse, C.R. was named Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil and titular bishop of Asssava.

Angotti Filho named Belo Horizonte Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Wilson Luís Angotti Filho was named Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil and titular bishop of Tabae.

Akamine named São Paulo Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Júlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C. was named Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil and titular bishop of Thagamuta.

03 May 2011

Gaibor García named Tulcán Bishop

Bishop Fausto Gaibor García was named Bishop of Tulcán, Ecuador.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Luis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B. was named Bishop of Machala in February 2010.

Bishop Gaibor García had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Riobamba.

01 May 2011

Cardinal García-Gasco y Vicente Died

Agustín Cardinal García-Gasco y Vicente, Archbishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain, has died.

He was 80 years old. He would have celebrated 55 years as a priest and 26 years as a bishop later this month. He had served as a cardinal for 3 years.

May he rest in peace.

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