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Gabino Díaz Merchán, Spanish archbishop.

Background

Merchán, Gabino Díaz was born on February 26, 1926 in Mora, Toledo, Spain. Son of Gabino Diaz and Maria Paz Merchán.

Education

Licence in philosophy/theology, Pontifical University Comillas, 1952. Doctor of Theology, Pontifical University Comillas, 1960.

Career

Diocesan councillor Hombres de Accion Católica, Toledo, Spain, 1953, with diocesan counsel Spain, 1955. Professor fundamental theology Seminario Mayor, 1953-1965, secretary studies, 1955-1965. With Iglesia Catedral Primada, 1960-1965.

Bishop Iglesia Católica, Guadix-Baza, 1965-1969, archbishop Oviedo, 1969—2002. President social pastoral commission Spanish Episcopal Conference, Madrid, 1972-1978, member executive committee of president's permanent commission, 1978, president, 1981-1987, member executive committee, 1988-1995, president pastoral commission, since 1995. President Committee del Jubileo ano 2000, since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, computers.

Connections

father:
Gabino Diaz

mother:
Maria Paz Merchán