22 December 2010

Marquez named Joaçaba Bishop

Bishop Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap. was named Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Walmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C. in April 2010.

Bishop Marquez had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo.

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