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Placido Rodriguez

Born: Oct 11, 1940

Birthplace: Celaya

Nationality: United States

Placido Rodriguez

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1940
Birth Place : Celaya

Placido Rodriguez C.M.F. is the current bishop of Lubbock. Rodriguez was born in Celaya, Mexico to Eutimio and Maria Conception. He was the 11th born out of 14 children; his family emigrated to Chicago in 1953, when he was twelve years old. He was ordained a priest on May 23, 1968. Rodriquez was appointed both auxiliary bishop of Chicago and titular bishop of Fuerteventura on October 18, 1983 and was consecrated on December 13, 1983. He was installed as bishop of Lubbock, his current position, on June 1, 1994.

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