Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Juan David Alvarado elected bishop of El Salvador

From ENS-

The Rev. Juan David Alvarado (left) was elected bishop of the Anglican-Episcopal Church in El Salvador on Aug. 23 at St. John the Evangelist Church in San Salvador.

His consecration/installation is scheduled for Jan. 24, 2015.

Alvarado, 52, will succeed the Rt. Rev. Martín Barahona who is retiring.

It was the second time the church elected a bishop in its 84-year history, according to news reports. During El Salvador’s 12-year civil war that ended in 1992, then Bishop of Panama James H. Ottley. Long considered a missionary diocese, prior to Ottley, El Salvador was overseen by bishops from Northern Mexico and Nicaragua back to 1969.

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