Davao archbishop now CBCP president

Church • Sat Jul 8, 2017 07:40 PM  •  142   0
By Roy Lagarde/CBCP
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MANILA - Newly-elected CBCP President Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao is greeted by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila and Bishop Angelito Lampon of Jolo at the sidelines of the ongoing bishops’ plenary assembly at the Pope Piux XII Center in Manila, July 8, 2017.

Archbishop Romulo Valles of Davao has been elected as the new president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines.

Valles, current CBCP vice president, will succeed Archbishop Socrates Villegas, who finished his second and final term.

Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of Kalooan was elected CBCP vice president in an election held at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Paco, Manila Saturday.
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