Victor Garaigordóbil Berrizbeitia

Victor Garaigordobil Berrizbeitia (17 October 1915 – 24 April 2018) was a Spanish bishop of the Catholic Church. At the time of his death, at the age of 102, he was the oldest bishop of Spain.

The Most Reverend

Victor Garaigordóbil Berrizbeitia
Prelate of Diocese of Babahoyo (Emeritus)
ChurchCatholic Church
SeeDiocese of Babahoyo
In office1963–1982
PredecessorAdolfo Maria Astudillo Morales
SuccessorJesús Ramón Martínez de Ezquerecocha Suso
Orders
Ordination27 June 1943
Personal details
Born(1915-10-17)17 October 1915
Died24 April 2018(2018-04-24) (aged 102)
Bilbao, Spain
Previous post(s)Priest

LifeEdit

Garaigordóbil was born in Abadiano, Biscay (Basque Country).

Ordained a priest on 27 June 1943.

He was appointed Prelate of the Diocese of Babahoyo and titular bishop of Pudentiana on 29 November 1963.

He was consecrated bishop of the Titular see of Pudentiana on 30 January 1964.

He resigned as titular bishop of Pudentiana on 5 January 1978 and from the Prelate of the Diocese of Babahoyo on 12 May 1982.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diocese of Babahoyo profile, gcatholic.org; accessed 28 April 2018.