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Robert Charles Evans, is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church serving as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Providence .


Evans, Robert C. was born on September 2, 1947 in Moultri, Georgia, United States.


Bachelor, Our Lady of Providence College Seminary, Warwick, Rhode Island, 1969. STB, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1972. Master of Arts, Pontifical University St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 1973.

Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, 1989.


Ordained priest Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, 1973, assistant pastor, 1973—1983, St. Pius X parish, Westerly, Rhode Island, Holy Angels parish, Barrington, St. Lawrence parish, Providence, St. Mark parish, Cranston. Chaplain Roger Williams College, Bristol. Assistant chaplain Rhode Island Hospital & Roger Williams Hospital, Providence.

Vice chancellor, secretary to bishop Diocese of Providence, 1983—1987, vice chancellor & tribunal judge, 1989—1991. Pastor St. Anthony parish, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 1989—1991. Chancellor & director office of priests' personnel Diocese of Providence, 1991—2001.

Director Institute for Continuing Education Northern American College, Rome, 2001—2005. Secretary Apostolic Nunciature, Washington, 2005—2007. Pastor St. Philip parish, Greenville, Rhode Island, 2007—2009.

Ordained bishop, 2009. Auxiliary bishop Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, since 2009.