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Jorge Manuel Lopez


Jorge Manuel Lopez (5 June 1918 22 December 2006) was an Argentine Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, where he was ordained priest in 1942. He was appointed auxiliary bishop in the city's diocese on 20 May 1968. He then led the Archdiocese of Corrientes, starting on 5 April 1972, and was appointed Archbishop of Rosario on 19 January 1983, where he served for ten years. He retired from this post upon reaching the age of 75, on 20 November 1993.

Lopez was the vice-president of the Argentine Episcopal Conference and served in several episcopal commissions, even after his retirement. He presided the Episcopal Council for the Causes of Saints until November 2005. He died in 2006 at the age of 88, in the residence of the Sisters Servants of Jesus in Rosario.

References

La Capital, 22 December 2006. Fallecio monsenor Lopez, arzobispo emerito de Rosario.

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