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Terrazas Sandoval, Julio, C.SS.R.*

Cardinal Julio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R., Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), was born on March 7, 1936 in Vallegrande, Bolivia. He was ordained for the Redemptorists on July 29, 1962 and holds a degree in social ministry from EMACAS University, France.

He was superior of the Redemptorist community in Vallegrande and vicar forane. On April 15, 1978 he was elected titular Bishop of Apisa major and Auxiliary of La Paz, receiving  episcopal ordination on June 8. He chaired the Episcopal Commission on the Laity, Youth and Vocations and was a member of CELAM's Commission on the Laity.

On January 9, 1982 he was transferred to the residential see of Oruro.

He attended the 1980, 1985 and 1987 Synod of Bishops and the Special Assembly for America in 1997. He was elected President of the Bolivian Episcopal Conference in 1985 and 1988, and is currently President.

He was appointed Archbishop of Santa Cruz on February 6, 1991. He has held an Archdiocesan Synod, has actively promoted vocations and is building a new major seminary.

Created and proclaimed Cardinal by John Paul II in the Consistory of February 21, 2001, of the Title of St. John the Baptist of Rossi.

Curial membership:

  • Laity (council)
  • Latin America (commission)
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