Paraguayan Episcopal Conference

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The Paraguayan Episcopal Conference (Spanish: Conferencia Episcopal Paraguaya, CEP) is an agency of the Catholic Church which gathers the bishops of Paraguay.


Since 1929 some bishops of the country are beginning to exercise a collegial teaching by issuing joint pastoral letters and decrees, and agree to meet regularly since 1955. The following year he founded the Episcopal Conference in Paraguay, which then becomes Venerable Episcopado Paraguayo, and finally assumed its present name in 1960.

Members and Bodies[edit]

They are part of the PEC archbishops and bishops (owners, retired, brothers) of the Catholic Church in Paraguay, including the ordinary soldier.

List of Presidents[edit]

1958 - 1970: Juan José Aníbal Mena Porta

1970 - 1973: Pastor Ramon Bogarín Argana

1973 - 1985: Felipe Santiago Benítez Avalos

1985 - 1989: Ismael Blas Rolón Silvero

1989 - 1990: Felipe Santiago Benítez Avalos

1990 - 1994: Jorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres Banks

1994 - 1999: Oscar Páez Garcete

1999 - 2002: Jorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres Banks

2002 - 2005: Catalino Claudio Giménez Medina

2005 - 2009: Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre

2009 - 2011: Eustaquio Pastor Cuquejo Verga

2011 - ... : Catalino Claudio Giménez Medina

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