Bishop Joaquim Wladimir Lopes Dias was named Bishop of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil.
The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Décio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B. in May 2014.
Bishop Lopes Dias had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória.
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- Lopes Dias named Colatina Bishop
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