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Oct 15, 2009 8:40 PM by David Ortiviz

Pueblo Bishop announces retirement

The Catholic Diocese of Pueblo has announced Bishop Arthur Tafoya will retire on December 10, 2009. The diocese says the Catholic Church requires bishops to retire after turning 75 years old. Bishop Tafoya is 77.

Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami will be ordained as the new bishop of Pueblo during a ceremony on Dec. 10.

Bishop Tafoya has been with the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo for the past 29 years.

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