Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 15, 2014, the Holy Father appointed Fr. Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez C.SS.R., former Vicar Provincial and Pastor as Auxiliary Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Reyes (Bolivia). He had already been assigned the titular see of Vulturara.
Fr. Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez C.SS.R., was born on 9 September 1967 in Oruro, Bolivia. In 1989 he entered the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. He studied philosophy and theology at the Seminary in Cochabamba, and was ordained a priest on October 25, 1997. After ordination he has served in a number of pastoral roles: 1997-2000: Member of the missionary team in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and extraordinary Councillor of the Province; 2000-2004: Collaborator of the Master of Novices in Oruro; 2004-2006: Provincial Vicar and Master of Novices (resigned in 2006); 2007-2009: Parish of Nuestra Señora de La Paz in Cochabamba; 2009-2010: Superior of the missionary team in Santa Cruz de la Sierra; since 2010: Student of the Major College for the priests of the Congregation of the Most Holy. Redeemer and a student in Rome, at the Pontifical Gregorian University. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 17/02/2014)