The president of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández Vara, will attend on February 29, Saturday, the inauguration of Francisco Cerro Chaves as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Toledo. The Mass for the beginning of ministry and inauguration as Archbishop of Toledo will begin at 11 am in the Cathedral. Previously, the new archbishop will be accompanied from the Hinge Door to the Town Hall square by the city’s mayor, Milagros Toulon, aboard the official vehicle of the city.
The hitherto bishop of Coria-Cáceres
He will replace Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, who left in December a position he has held in the last decade after having completed 75 years in January 2019, the canonical age to present his resignation. Cerro, who will be archbishop number 121 of the Archdiocese of Toledo, will also be accompanied that day, in addition to the civil and military authorities of Castilla-La Mancha, with its president, Emiliano García-Page, at the head, for political charges Extremadura, such as the mayor of Guadalupe, Felipe Sánchez Barba; that of Cáceres, Luis Salaya, and that of Coria, José Manuel García Ballestero.
For its part, the farewell Mass of the Apostolic Administrator Archbishop Braulio Rodríguez Plaza will be next Saturday, February 22, 11 am at the Cathedral. .