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Tuesday, November 17, 2009


VATICAN CITY, 17 NOV 2009 (VIS) - The following prelates died in recent weeks:

 - Bishop Roque Antonio Adames Rodriguez, emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, on 31 October at the age of 80.

 - Bishop Jose Afonso Ribeiro T.O.R., prelate of emeritus of Borba, Brazil, on 11 November at the age of 80.

 - Bishop Hubertus Brandenburg, emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden, on 4 November at the age of 85.

 - Bishop Abraham Escudero Montoya of Palmira, Colombia, on 6 November at the age of 69.

 - Bishop Antonio Rosario Mennonna, emeritus of Nardo, Italy, on 6 November at the age of 103.

 - Bishop Manuel Romero Arvizu O.F.M., prelate emeritus of Jesus Maria, Mexico, on 6 November at the age of 90.

 - Bishop Arturo Salazar Mejia O.A.R., emeritus of Pasto, Colombia, on 1 November at the age of 88.
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