18 April 2011

Cepeda Escobedo named Detroit Auxiliary

Bishop-elect José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo was named Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA and titular bishop of Tagase.

He was born in Mexico and had been serving as a priest in the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas.

He will be the youngest USA bishop when consecrated on 5 May, just 10 days before he turns 42. He will be the 9th youngest bishop worldwide.

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