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Pope Names New Auxiliary Bishop for San Diego

Fr. Ramon Bejarano from Diocese of Stockton

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Pope Francis has appointed Father Ramon Bejarano of the Diocese of Stockton as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego.

Father Bejarano was born on July 17, 1969, in Laredo, Texas. He completed his ecclesiastical studies at the Diocesan Seminary of Tijuana , Mexico, (1989-1992) and at the Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon (1992-1998).

He was ordained a priest on August 15, 1998 for the Diocese of Stockton.

After his priestly ordination, he held the following positions: Parish Vicar of Saint George Parish in Stockton (1998-2003) and Sacred Heart Parish in Turlock (2004-2006).

He was parish priest of the Holy Family Parish in Modesto (2006-2008) and since 2008, he has served parish priest of the Saint Stanislaus Parish in Modesto. 

He was also member of the presbyteral council and of the college of consultors.


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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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