Pope names new Dominican Republic Cardinal
Vatican City (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Dominican Republic cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez, according to Canonic Law that sets the age limit at 75, and has appointed a successor.
The new cardinal and Santo Domingo Archbishop is Francisco Ozoria Acosta, who was bishop of the San Pedro de Macoris diocese.
Ozoria was born October 10, 1951 in Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez province (northeast). He holds a media degree from the St. Pius X Seminar, in Licey al Medio, central Santiago province.
July 5, 2016
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