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Argentina: Pope Makes Two Appointments

Auxiliary Bishops of Comodoro Rivadavia

The Holy Father has appointed as auxiliary bishops of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, Rev. Alejandro Pablo Benna of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, pastor of the San Francisco de Asís parish in Lavallol, assigning him the titular see of Vardimissa, and Rev. Roberto Álvarez, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Córdoba, pastor of the parish of Nuestra Señora del Rosario and parish administrator of the parish of Nuestra Señora de Fátima in Cosquín, assigning him the titular see of Sozopoli di Emimonto.

Bishop-elect Alejandro Pablo Benna

Bishop-elect Alejandro Pablo Benna was born on November 12, 1959, in Buenos Aires. He studied at the archdiocesan seminary of Buenos Aires and was ordained a priest on November 14, 1987.

As a priest he has held the following offices: parish vicar of the parishes of Nuestra Señora de Balvanera, San Ramón Nonato, Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación and Santa Ana y San Joaquín, executive director of the episcopal vicariate for youth, assessor of the Cardenal Eduardo Pironio Youth Pastoral Institute, member of the San Pedro Ecclesiastical Association and pastor of the parish of Santa Ana y San Joaquín. He currently exercises his ministry in the diocese of Lomas de Zamora, as pastor of the parish of San Francisco de Asís in Lavallol.

Bishop-elect Roberto Álvarez

Bishop-elect Roberto Álvarez was born in Córdoba on May 5, 1968. He attended the major seminary in Córdoba and received priestly ordination on December 14, 1998.

He has held the following offices: parish vicar of the parishes of María Madre de Dios in Villa del Dique and Santa Mónica y San Agustín, pastor of the parish of Nuestra Señora de los Dolores in Río Ceballos and administrator of the parish of Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Salsipuedes. He is currently lecturer at the archdiocesan seminary, pastor of the parish of Nuestra Señora del Rosario and parish administrator of the parish of Nuestra Señora de Fátima in Cosquín.

 

JF

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