Friday, May 16, 2008

New Bishop of Kidapawan

From the Vatican Information Service

VATICAN CITY, 14 MAY 2008 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed Bishop Romulo T. de la Cruz of San Jose de Antique, Philippines, as bishop of Kidapawan (area 5,199, population 783,179, Catholics 418,803, priests 42, religious 64), Philippines.

Bishop Romulo T. dela Cruz was born on June 24, 1947 in Balasan, Iloilo. He received his priestly ordination on December 8, 1972 at Kidapawan, Cotabato. He was ordained as bishop on March 16, 1988 at the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral, Cotabato.

Photo from CBCP Online.

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