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Pope ordains 5 new bishops

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The Holy Father ordained 5 priests to the episcopacy today on the liturgical memorial of Saint Agatha at the Vatican Basilica. The priests are:

Father Savio Hon Tai-Fai, 61, a Salesian of Saint John Bosco, elected titular archbishop of Sila and nominated Secretary of the Congregation of the Evangelization of Peoples.

Father Marcello Bartolucci, 67, a priest of the Diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbria-Gualdo Tadino, elected titular archbishop of Bevagna and nominated Secretary of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints.

Father Celso Morga Iruzubieta, 63,  a priest of the Diocese of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, elected titular archbishop of Alba Marittima and nominated Secretary of the Congregation of the Clergy.

Father Antonio Guido Filipazzi, 48, a priest of the Diocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo, elected titular archbishop of Sutri and nominated Apostolic Nuncio.

Father Edgar Peña Parra, 51, a priest of the Archdiocese of Maracaibo, elected titular archbishop of Telepte and nominated Apostolic Nuncio in Pakistan.

May the saints intercede for these men.

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Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]



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