• The next bishop of Raleigh is from Latin America — like many in his flock

    The next bishop of Raleigh is from Latin America — like many in his flock

    • Aug 19, 2017

    The south has a growing Catholic population, and many of these Catholics are Spanish speaking so the new bishop of Raleigh, North Carolina who is originally from Colombia, Luis Rafael Zarama, will be very welcome. One immigrant from Mexico says with this new bishop, “We can experience the love of God having someone understand what our hearts and souls are in need of.”

  • Colombia-native named next Bishop of Raleigh

    Colombia-native named next Bishop of Raleigh

    • Jul 6, 2017

    Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama Pasqualetto, a native of Colombia, has been appointed by Pope Francis as the next bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina. Zarama will replace Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, who was transferred to the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia.