Gregorio Garavito Jiménez, Colombian Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 96


Gregorio Garavito Jiménez was born on March 9, 1919, in Junín, Colombia, and died on February 16, 2016.

He was a Colombian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church.

Following the year 2009, Gregorio Garavito Jiménez was one of oldest Colombian Roman Catholic bishops.

Mr.Jiménez was ordained a priest on July 24, 1942, from the religious order of Missionaries of the Company of Mary.

Gregorio was appointed Auxiliary bishop of the Archiocese of Villavicencio as well as Titular bishop of Cyparissia on December 4, 1961, and consecrated on February 11, 1962.

Gregorio was appointed Archbishop of the Archiocese of Villavicencio on April 26, 1969, and retired on May 3, 1994.

Gregorio Garavito Jiménez passed away at 96 yrs old.