Congratulations, Diocese of San Diego!

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Brom as bishop of San Diego. His coadjutor, Bishop Cirilo Flores has succeeded him.

Bishop Cirilo Flores was born in Corona, California, on June 20, 1948, the third child of Cirilo and Armida Flores.

He received a Bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and the Juris Doctor law degree from Stanford University School of Law.

He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Orange on June 8, 1991.

Bishop Flores was appointed Titular Bishop of Quiza and Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Orange by Pope Benedict XVI on January 5, 2009. He was ordained to the episcopacy on March 19, 2009. Bishop Tod Brown appointed him to serve as Vicar for Charities for the Diocese.

On January 4, 2012  Pope Benedict  appointed Bishop Flores to serve as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego, to succeed Bishop Robert Brom upon his retirement.

Congratulations, Diocese of San Diego!

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