The Holy Father has appointed as titular bishop of Putia in Byzacena and auxiliary of the archdiocese of Trujillo, Peru, the Reverend Francisco Castro Lalupú, of the clergy of the same archdiocese, episcopal vicar for economic and administrative affairs and parish vicar of the Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo parish, of the Cathedral.
Reverend Francisco Castro Lalupú
The Reverend Francisco Castro Lalupú was born on August 13, 1973, in the district of Bellavista-Sullana, archdiocese of Piura. He began his priestly formation at the San Juan María Vianney seminary of the archdiocese of Piura and concluded it at the San Carlos y San Marcelo seminary of the archdiocese of Trujillo. He was awarded a baccalaureate in theology from the Regina Apostolorum Institute in Rome (2004). He was ordained a priest on June 6, 2004, for the archdiocese of Trujillo.