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Hector Aguer

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Hector Ruben Aguer (born 24 May 1943) is an Argentine Roman Catholic bishop, currently the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of La Plata, province of Buenos Aires.

Aguer was born in Buenos Aires; he was ordained a priest there on 25 November 1972, at the age of 29. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires on 26 February 1992. In 1998 he became the Coadjutor Archbishop of La Plata, and was appointed archbishop of the diocese on 12 June 2000.

According to father Eduardo De la Serna, Aguer is responsible for turning father Pablo Gazzarri into the military authorities in 1976, during the National Reorganization Process. Gazzarri was sent to the detention center of the ESMA and killed.

Related websites

Hector Aguer according to La Serna

Homilies and documents by Monsignor Aguer

El pastor mas conservador

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