15 December 2010

Menezes da Silva named Barreiras Bishop

Bishop Josafá Menezes da Silva was named Bishop of Barreiras, Baia, Brazil.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Ricardo José Weberberger, O.S.B. in August 2010.

Bishop Menezes da Silva had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia.

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