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Anthony Sablan Apuron, American Archbishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic church, 1972, ordained bishop, 1984, installed archbishop, 1986. Named Most Outstanding Young Man, Junior Chamber of Commerce of Guam, 1984. Chairman Catholic Ednl. Radio.

Background

Apuron, Anthony Sablan was born on November 1, 1945 in Agana, Guam. Son of Manuel Taijito and Ana Santos (Sablan) P.

Education

Bachelor, St. Anthony College, 1969. Master of Divinity, Maryknoll Seminary, 1972. Master in Theology, Maryknoll Seminary, 1973.

Master of Arts in Liturgy, Notre Dame University, 1974. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Guam, 1998.

Career

Ordained priest Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, 1972. Rector Fr. Duenas Minor Seminary. Chairman Diocesan Liturgical Commission, Agana, Guam, 1974—1986.

Rector Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral, 1978—1983. Ordained bishop, 1984. Auxiliary bishop Archdiocese of Agana, Guam, 1984—1985.

Vice-chairman Chamorro Language Commission, 1984—1986. Archbishop Archdiocese of Agana, since 1986. Chairman Interfaith Volumes Caregivers, Agana, since 1984.

Active Civilian Advisory Committee, Agana, since 1986, Post-Synod of Bishops of Oceania, since 1998. President Catholic Bishops' Conference of Pacific, 1990—1996. Vice president Catholic Bishops' Conference of Oceania, 1990—1998.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic church, 1972, ordained bishop, 1984, installed archbishop, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Structural Analysis of the Content of Myth in the Thought of Mircea Eliade, 1973.

Membership

Chairman Catholic Educational Radio.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, walking, swimming.

Connections

father:
Manuel Taijito P..

mother:
Ana Santos (Sablan) P..