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Wednesday, December 22, 2010


VATICAN CITY, 22 DEC 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed:

- Bishop Mario Marquez O.F.M. Cap., auxiliary of Vitoria, Brazil, as bishop of Joacaba (area 10,283, population 326,000, Catholics 244,000, priests 38, permanent deacons 1, religious 54), Brazil.

- Fr. Agenor Girardi M.S.C., pastor of the parish of "Sao Jose" in the diocese of Palmas - Francisco Beltrao, Brazil, as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Porto Alegre (area 13,753, population 3,227,700, Catholics 2,401,782, priests 353, permanent deacons 46, religious 1,750), Brazil. The bishop-elect was born in Orleans, Brazil in 1952 and ordained a priest in 1982.

- Fr. Jose Carlos Chacorowski C.M., director of the Daughters of Charity in the province of Amazonia, Brazil, as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Sao Luis do Maranhao (area 13,112, population 1,309,000, Catholics 943,000, priests 76, permanent deacons 1, religious 249), Brazil. The bishop-elect was born in Curitiba, Brazil in 1956 and ordained a priest in 1980.
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