Pope Francis names new military bishop of the Philippines

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The Holy Father appointed Bishop Oscar Jaime L. Florencio as Military Ordinary of the Philippines. Until now he has served as titular Bishop of Lestrona, Auxiliary of Cebu, the Philippines, and Apostolic Administrator of the said Military Ordinariate (2 Mar.).

Bishop Florencio, 53, was born in Capoocan, the Philippines. He was ordained a priest on 3 April 1990. He was ordained a bishop on 4 September 2015, subsequent to his appointment as titular of Lestrona and Auxiliary of Cebu.

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