06 Apr Appointment of Br. Luis Antonio Scozzina, OFM as bishop of Orán, Argentina
The Pope has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Orán, Argentina, Br. Luis Antonio Scozzina, OFM, currently coordinator of the “Santo Tomás de Aquino” Institute of the Rosario Campus of the Catholic University of Argentina.
Br. Luis Antonio Scozzina, OFM
Br. Luis Antonio Scozzina, OFM, was born on 6 May 1951 in the city of San Lorenzo, Province of Santa Fe. He received scholastic education at the “San Carlos” and “San Francisco Solano” colleges of the Franciscan Friars and carried out his ecclesiastical studies at the “Máximo” school of the Jesuit Fathers in San Miguel.
On 9 March 1980 he was ordained a priest and incardinated in the Order of Friars Minor.
As a priest he has served in the following roles: vice master of aspirants and master of the Temporary Professed in San Lorenzo (Santa Fe); superior of the Province “San Miguel” in Rosario; rector of the “Fray Luis Bolaños” Franciscan Theological Institute in San Antonio de Padua, Buenos Aires; dean of the “Fr. R. Bacon” Faculty of Chemistry and Engineering of the Catholic University of Argentina; head of animation of “Justicia y Paz” and “Integración de la Creación” for the Franciscans of the Southern Cone; parish priest of “San Francisco Solano” in the archdiocese of Rosario; guardian of the “San Francisco” Convent in Santa Fe.
He is currently coordinator of the “Santo Tomás de Aquino” Institute of the Rosario Campus of the Catholic University of Argentina.