José María Cirarda Lachiondo

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José María Cirarda Lachiondo
Archbishop of Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela (Emeritus)
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela
In office 1978–1993
Predecessor José Méndez Asensio
Successor Fernando Sebastián Aguilar
Ordination July 5, 1942
Personal details
Born (1917-05-23)May 23, 1917
Baquio, Spain Flag of Spain.svg
Died September 17, 2008(2008-09-17) (aged 91)
Vitória, Spain
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José María Cirarda Lachiondo (May 23, 1917 – September 17, 2008) was a Spanish Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

Lachiondo was born in Baquio, Spain and was ordained a priest on July 5, 1942. Lachiondo was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Seville as well as Titular Bishop of Drusiliana on April 9, 1960 and ordained a bishop on June 29, 1960. He was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Santander on July 22, 1968 and then the Diocese of Córdoba in Spain on December 3, 1971. On December 31, 1978 Lachiondo was appointed to the Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela and would remain at diocese until retirement March 26, 1993.

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