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Friday, November 25, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 25 NOV 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Appointed Bishop Juan Vicente Cordoba Villota S.J., auxiliary of Bucaramanga, Colombia, as bishop of Fontibon (area 80, population 1,536,000, Catholics 1,228,000, priests 84, permanent deacons 20, religious 178), Colombia. He succeeds Bishop Enrique Sarmiento Angulo, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

 - Accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, U.S.A., presented by Bishop Kenneth Donald Steiner, upon having reached the age limit.
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1 comment:

  1. In 2010, Bishop Kenneth Donald Steiner blessed a labyrinth at a church that is a hybrid of Catholic-Lutheran members. See the photos here: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.386341163090.168134.176078063090


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