Resignations and Appointments, 31.07.2019
Resignation of vicar apostolic of Pucallpa, Peru, and appointment of the new vicar apostolic
The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the apostolic vicariate of Pucallpa, Peru, presented by H.E. Msgr. Gaetan Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B., and at the same time appointed the Rev. Don Augusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B., currently provincial counsellor, as vicar apostolic of the same vicariate.
Rev. Don Augusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B.
The Rev. Don Augusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B., was born in Alija, diocese of Huaraz, Peru, on 7 March 1969. He carried out his studies in philosophy in Lima (1992-1993) and in theology in Santiago in Chile (1994-1998). He gave his perpetual vows on 31 January 1995. He was ordained a priest on 22 November 1997.
Since priestly ordination he has held the following offices: 1998-2000, Lima: counsellor of the San Juan Bosco Community; 2000-2001 (Rimac): vicar of San Juan Bosco; 2001- 2005 (Cusco): parish priest – Quebrada Honda; 2001-2003 (Cusco): official responsible for the Quebrada Honda Community; 2001-2008: provincial delegate for the Missions; 2004-2008 (Cusco): director of the Quebrada Honda Community; 2006-2008: provincial delegate for missionary animation; 2008-2010 (Lima: director and bursar of the San Francisco de Sales Community; 2008-2011 (Rome): provincial counsellor; 2009-2012: provincial delegate for the Missions; 2010-2016 (Cusco: director of the Monte Salvado Community; 2011-2016: (Cusco): bursar of the Monte Salvado Community; since 2016 (Yurimaguas): director of the San Lorenzo Community; and since 2017: provincial counsellor.