Resignation of Passionist Bishop in Peru

The Vatican News Service reports on 21st July 2007 –

“The Holy Father accepted the resignation of the office of the territorial prelature of Moyobamba, Peru, presented by Bishop Jose Santos Iztueta Mendizabal, C.P., upon having reached the age limit. He is succeeded by Bishop Rafael Escudero Lopez-Brea, previously coadjutor bishop of the same prelature.”

Prior to his nomination as Bishop in Peru, Bishop Santos served on the General Council of the Passionists and for a time was Rector of the Passionist General House at Sts. John and Paul in Rome.

More details about Bishop Santos are available from Catholic Hierarchy here

One Response to “Resignation of Passionist Bishop in Peru”

  1. Padre Santos « Laus Crucis Says:

    […] Bishop of Moyobamba, Peru, who died yesterday in Lima, Peru. He was seventy-eight years old and had retired from his Prelature just over a month ago. I met him in Rome last year at Saints John and Paul; he had been Rector […]

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