Arturo Cepeda

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His Excellency, The Most Reverend
José Arturo Cepeda
Auxiliaty Bishop of Detroit
Titular Bishop of Tagase
Church Roman Catholic Church
Archdiocese Detroit
Appointed April 18, 2011
Installed May 5, 2011
Predecessor Lionel Gendron
Other posts Titular Bishop of Tagase
Ordination June 1, 1996
Consecration May 5, 2011
by Allen Henry Vigneron, John Clayton Nienstedt, and John M. Quinn
Personal details
Born (1969-05-15) May 15, 1969 (age 48)
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Styles of
José Arturo Cepeda
Coat of arms of Jose Arturo Cepeda Escobedo.svg
Reference style
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Bishop
Ordination history of
Arturo Cepeda
Episcopal consecration
Consecrated by Allen Henry Vigneron
Date of consecration May 5, 2011

José Arturo Cepeda (Alternatively: Arturo Cepeda; Full name: José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo), (May 15, 1969) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Arturo Cepeda studied at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome.[1] He was appointed titular Bishop of Tagase and Auxiliary to the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit on April 18, 2011, by Benedict XVI.[2] Arturo Cepeda was consecrated auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit on May 5, 2011, becoming the youngest bishop in the United States at age 41.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Bishop Arturo Cepeda". Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bishop José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo". Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bishop José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo". Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Youngest Bishop In U.S. Will Come To Detroit". CBS Detroit. 14 May 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 

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Episcopal succession[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Lionel Gendron
Roman Catholic Titular See of Tagase
Succeeded by