Juan de Dios Hernández-Ruiz

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Bishop Juan Hernandez-Ruiz, S.J.
Born November 14, 1948
Holguín, Cuba

Juan de Dios Hernández-Ruiz, S.J. (Born November 14, 1948 in Holguín, Cuba) is the Titular Bishop of Cures Sabinorum and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Havana.

He studied at the Seminary of Santiago de Cuba. He was then transferred to the Seminary Mayor Interdiocesano de San Cristóóbal de La Habana, where he studied philosophy and theology. He continued his studies in Rome at the Pontifical Gregorian University. In 1974 entered the Society of Jesus. He was ordained a Jesuit priest on December 26, 1976. From 1980 to 1986 he was assigned as a priest to in Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos. He again went to Rome for more studies and returned to Cuba assigned to the Archdiocese of Havana.

He was appointed Titular Bishop of Cures Sabinorum and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Havana on December 3, 2005 and was consecrated a bishop on January 14, 2006 at the Cathedral of Havana by Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Cardinal Archbishop of Havana assisted by Mons. Emilio Aranguren-Echevarria, Bishop of Diocese of Holguín and Mons. Hector Luis Lucas Pena-Gomez Bishop Emeritus of Holguín.

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