Bishop Aurelio Pesoa OFM appointed Apostolic Vicar of El Beni (Bolivia)


His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Aurelio Pesoa OFM, as the new Bishop for the Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni. Bishop Pesoa is the current Auxiliary Bishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz and Secretary General of the Bolivian Bishops’ Conference.

Br. Michael A. Perry, Minister General, congratulates Bishop Aurelio on behalf of the whole Order of Friars Minor and wishes him every success in his new service to the Bolivian Church.