Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Livieres’

Vatican suspends ordinations in troubled Paraguay diocese

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The Vatican has suspended ordinations to the priesthood in Ciudad del Este diocese in Paraguay after an apostolic visitation by a senior cardinal. No public announcement has been made about the reason for the suspension, but it will remain in place until Pope Francis resolves difficulties in the diocese. The Vatican ordered an investigation following Read more

Bishop says former Paraguay president used parishes politically

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Bishop Rogelio Livieres of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, said former president and ex-bishop Fernando Lugo swept local clergy into politics and turned parishes into his political committees. After a July 10 meeting with current president of Paraguay Federico Franco, Bishop Livieres said former Paraguay president had promised to abandon his political aspirations when he was Read more