Revered Robert F. Prevost, OSA, has been named the apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Chiclayo, Peru, following the resignation of Bishop Jesus Moline Labarta.
Bishop-elect Prevost has been a member of the Canon Law Society of America since 1985. An alumnus of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), he earned his licentiate in canon law in 1983 and his doctorate in 1987. In addition to his canonical experience as judicial vicar for the Archdiocese of Trujillo, Peru, he has served in various pastoral roles, including chancellor of the diocese of Chulucanas, Peru; promoter of vocational pastoral care and director of missions of his Order in the Province of Chicago, U.S.A.; director of the seminary of his Order in Trujillo, Peru, and prior general of the Augustinian Province of Chicago. He currently serves as the Director of Formation at St. Augustine Friary in Chicago, Illinois.
Please join the Society in extending warmest congratulations to Bishop-elect Prevost!