Óscar Urbina Ortega
|Óscar Urbina Ortega|
Óscar Urbina Ortega (born April 13, 1947 in Arboledas , Norte de Santander ) is Roman Catholic Archbishop of Villavicencio and has been Chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference since July 5, 2017 .
Pope John Paul II appointed him titular bishop of Forconium and auxiliary bishop in Bogotá on May 21, 1988 . The Archbishop of Bogotá, Pedro Rubiano Sáenz , donated him episcopal ordination on April 13 of the same year ; Co -consecrators were Archbishop Paolo Romeo , Apostolic Nuncio in Colombia, and Tarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone SDB , Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith .
On July 5, 2017, he was elected chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference.
- El arzobispo de Villavicencio es el nuevo presidente del Episcopado eltiempo.com, from July 5, 2017 (Spanish)
- Catholic Hierarchy catholic-hierarchy.org, accessed on July 24, 2017 (English)
- Die Tagespost , July 8, 2017, p. 4
|Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez||
Bishop of Cúcuta
|Jaime Prieto Amaya|
|José Octavio Ruiz Arenas||
Archbishop of Villavicencio
|SURNAME||Urbina Ortega, Óscar|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Urbina, Óscar|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Colombian clergyman, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Villavicencio, Chairman of the Colombian Bishops' Conference|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 13, 1947|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Arboledas|