José de Jesús Madera Uribe

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José de Jesús Madera Uribe (November 27, 1927 – January 21, 2017) was an American Roman Catholic bishop who served the Archdiocese for the Military Services.


Born in San Francisco, California, Madera Uribe was ordained a priest for the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit on June 15, 1957.

On December 18, 1979, he was appointed coadjutor of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno and was consecrated bishop on March 4, 1980. He succeeded as bishop of the diocese on June 1, 1980.

On May 28, 1991, he was appointed to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA. He retired on September 14, 2004.[1] Madera Uribe died on January 21, 2017.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop for the Military Services, USA
1991 – 2004
Succeeded by