Carlos Quintero Arce, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 96


Carlos Quintero Arce was born on February 13, 1920, in Etzatlán, Mexico and died on February 15, 2016, in Hermosillo, Sonora.

He was a Mexican prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Quintero Arce was ordained a priest on April 8, 1944, for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara.

Arce was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Ciudad Valles on March 20, 1961, and consecrated on May 14, 1961.

Bishop Quintero Arce was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hermosillo on March 3, 1966, and succeeded as bishop upon his retirement of Archbishop Juan María Navarrete y Guerrero on August 18, 1968.

He decided to retire from the Archdiocese of Hermosillo on August 20, 1996.

Before his death, he was the oldest Mexican bishop.

Carlos Quintero Arce passed away at 96 yrs old at his home.