Posts Tagged ‘Northern Marianas’

Bishop Ryan Jimenez: an ordination with a different twist Comments 0

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Fr Ryan Jimenez was ordained Bishop and installed as the Bishop of Chalan Kanoa (Saipan), Northern Marianas on Sunday. On the Saturday morning prior to the ordination dozens of bikers of various ages, and ethnic and religious backgrounds had marked the occasion by gathering together at 5:30 a.m. to participate in Bike The Faith. Many Read more

New Bishop Ryan Jimenez won’t shy from tough issues Comments 0

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Ryan Jimenez the newly appointed bishop of Chalan Kanoa, Saipan says that in addition to further strengthening the unity of Catholics in the Northern Marianas, he won’t be shying from becoming part of the conversations about some of the tough issues the community faces. Immigration and same-sex marriage are among these issues, Jimenez said. He Read more

Ryan P. Jimenez new Bishop of Chalan Kanoa Comments 0

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Pope Francis has appointed Father Ryan P. Jimenez to be the bishop of the diocese of Chalan Kanoa. The diocese is made up of the territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agaña. Jimenez has been the apostolic administrator of the diocese since December Read more

Two years and still waiting for a New Bishop Comments 0

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

The Diocese of Chalan Kanoain the Northern Marianas are still waiting for a new Bishop. Almost two years have passed since Bishop Tomas A.Camacho resigned. Bishop Camacho was the first Bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in the Northern Mariana Islands. He served as bishop from 1984 until his retirement in 2010. Fr. Ryan Read more