By ZENIT Staff

The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Chulucanas (Peru) presented by HE Msgr. Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, OSA

The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral, of the clergy of the Diocese of Lurín (Perú), bishop of Chulucanas (Peru), parish priest of the parish Cristo el Salvador.

Rev.do Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral

The Rev.do Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral was born on December 4, 1954, in the civil Province of Carhuaz, Ancash, at that time the territory of the Archdiocese of Lima. Before entering the seminary he carried out electricity studies at the Jorge Chávez Technical Institute in Lima. Entering the Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo Major Seminary of the Archdiocese of Lima, he completed his philosophical and theological studies at the Faculty of Pontifical and Civil Theology of Lima (1983-1989).

He was ordained a priest on December 18, 1989, for the Archdiocese of Lima. Then in 1996, due to the creation of the Diocese of Lurín, dismembered by the Archdiocese of Lima, he became incardinated in the new Diocese of Lurín.

Tasks he carried out in the parishes: Parish Vicar of the El Niño Jesús Parish, Archdiocese of Lima (1989-1992); Parochial administrator of the El Niño Jesús Parish, Archdiocese of Lima (1992-1994); Parish priest of the San Francisco de Asís Parish, Archdiocese of Lima (1992-1998); from 1998 until today: Parish priest of the Parish of Cristo el Salvador, Diocese of Lurín.

Other assignments: Episcopal Vicar of the Diocese of Lurín (1997-1999); Vicar General of the Diocese of Lurín (1999-2006); since December 2006: Member of the Economic Council of the Diocese of Lurín; from 2007 to today: Member of the Council of Consultors of the diocese of Lurín; from 2008 to today: Forane Vicar of Forania IV of the Diocese of Lurín.

He was Spiritual Director of the Comboni Missionaries for ten years and Spiritual Director of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (1997-2000). From 2017 to today he is Spiritual Father of the Carmelite Missionaries of Villa María del Triunfo, as well as Spiritual Director of the Siervas del Evangelio of Puente de Lurín and of the College of Marists – SJM (1992-1998).

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