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Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles reelected CBCP president

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 10:29 AM July 07, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles was reelected president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

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Archbishop Romulo G. Valles. CBCP PHOTO

Valles was reelected during the CBCP plenary assembly at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center last Saturday, with 83 bishops in attendance.

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Valles’ second and last term will start on December 1 2019 and end on November 30, 2021.

He was first elected CBCP president in July 2017, succeeding Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas.

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Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of Caloocan was reelected as vice president,  while Archbishop John Du was reelected treasurer and Fr. Marvin Mejia as secretary general.

According to CBCP, Valles’ re-election “would make him a more visible face of the Church” as it prepares for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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