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Resignations and Appointments, 14.11.2017

Resignation of auxiliary of Barranquilla, Colombia

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the archdiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia, presented by H.E. Rev. Msgr. Víctor Antonio Tamayo Betancourt.

 

Resignation of metropolitan archbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia and appointment of successor

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia, presented by H.E. Rev. Msgr. Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve.

The Holy Father has appointed as metropolitan archbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia, H.E. Rev. Msgr. Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz, currently bishop of Armenia, Colombia.

H.E. Rev. Msgr. Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz

H.E. Rev. Msgr. Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz was born in Valledupar on 9 June 1957. He carried out his studied in philosophy and theology at the Major Seminary of Bucaramanga. He obtained a licentiate in philosophy and religious sciences at the “Santo Tomás” University of Bogotá, a licentiate in dogmatic theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and licentiate in spiritual theology from the Pontifical Theological Faculty “Teresianum”.

He received priestly ordination for the diocese of Valledupar on 2 December 1984.

As a priest he has held the following offices: parish priest of “San Francisco de Asís de la Paz”, chaplain of the school “Normal María Inmaculada” of Manaure, episcopal delegate for vocational pastoral ministry, chancellor of the diocese, rector of the Cathedral Church of “Nuestra Señora del Rosario” of Valledupar, professor of dogmatic theology in the John Paul II Seminary of Valledupar and diocesan vicar for pastoral ministry.

On 24 October he was appointed as bishop of Espinal, Colombia. He received episcopal ordination the following 2 December. On 18 August 2014 he was appointed as bishop of Armenia, Colombia.