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05 June 2019

Cardinal Sgreccia has died

Elio Cardinal Sgreccia, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has died.

He would have turned 91 tomorrow. He had served as a cardinal for 8 years. He had also served as a priest for 66 years and as a bishop for 26 years.

May he rest in peace.

14 May 2019

Villarojo named Malolos Bishop

Bishop Dennis Cabanada Villarojo was named Bishop of Malolos, Philippines.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop José Francisco Oliveros in May 2018.

Bishop Villarojo had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu.

12 May 2019

Cardinal Sfeir has died

Nasrallah Pierre Cardinal Sfeir, Maronite Patriarch Emeritus, has died.

He would have turned 99 on Wednesday. He had served as a cardinal for 24 years. He had also served as a priest for 69 years and as a bishop for 57 years.

May he rest in peace.

01 May 2019

Fernandes named Belgaum Bishop

Bishop Derek Fernandes was named Bishop of Belgaum, India.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Peter Machado was named Archbishop of Bangalore in March 2018.

Bishop Fernandes had been serving as Bishop of Karwar.

McGrath resigned, Cantú succeeded as San Jose Bishop

Bishop Patrick Joseph McGrath resigned and Bishop Oscar Cantú succeeded as Bishop of San Jose in California, USA.

Bishop Cantú had been serving as Coadjutor Bishop of the same diocese.

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