Alfredo Cifuentes Gomez

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Alfredo Cifuentes Gómez (born February 8, 1890 in Santiago de Chile , † October 13, 1989 ) was a Chilean clergyman and Roman Catholic Archbishop of La Serena .


Alfredo Cifuentes Gómez was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Santiago on October 19, 1913 .

Pope Pius XI appointed him on December 23, 1933 Bishop of Antofagasta . The episcopal ordination donated him on April 15, 1934 Gilberto Fuenzalida Guzmán , Bishop of Concepción . Co- consecrators were Martin Rucker Sotomayor , Bishop of Chillán , and Melquisedec del Canto Terán , Bishop of San Felipe . On June 5, 1943, Cifuentes Gómez was appointed the new Archbishop of La Serena. The enthronement took place on July 3 of the same year.

From March 19, 1947 to the enthronement of the first Bishop Fernando Rodríguez Morandé on June 17, 1948, he was also Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Copiapó . Alfredo Cifuentes Gómez was the councilor of the first and third sessions of the Second Vatican Council . Pope Paul VI accepted his age-related resignation on March 10, 1967 and appointed him titular Archbishop of Thapsus , which he remained until December 1970. Alfredo Cifuentes Gómez died on October 13, 1989 at the age of 99.

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predecessor Office successor
Juan Subercaseaux Errázuriz Archbishop of La Serena
Juan Francisco Fresno Larraín
Luís Silva Lezaeta Bishop of Antofagasta
Hernán Frías Hurtado