René Fernández Apaza

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René Fernández Apaza
Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cochabamba (emeritus)
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cochabamba
In office 1988 - 1999
Predecessor Gennaro Maria Prata Vuolo, S.D.B
Successor Tito Solari Capellari, S.D.B.
Ordination November 28, 1948
Personal details
Born (1924-01-09)January 9, 1924
Padilla, Bolivia
Died August 14, 2013(2013-08-14) (aged 89)
Cochabamba, Bolivia
Previous post Prelate

René Fernández Apaza (January 9, 1924 – August 14, 2013) was a Bolivian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church.[1]

René Fernández Apaza was born in Padilla, Bolivia ordained a priest on November 28, 1948. Fernández was appointed bishop to the Diocese of Oruro on March 2, 1968 and consecrated on April 21, 1968. Fernández was appointed to the Military Bishopric of Bolivia on July 30, 1975 and would resign on May 17, 1986. Fernández was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Sucre November 21, 1981 and succeeds on November 30, 1983. Fernández' s final appointment came on April 16, 1988 to the Archdiocese of Cochabamba where he would remain until retiring July 8, 1999.

He died of an apparent heart attack on August 14, 2013.[2]

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