Pope Francis has nominated Fr Narciso V Abellana MSC as Bishop of Romblon in the Philippines.
was the Provincial 1999-2005 and then 1st assistant to the Superior General 2005-2011.
Pope Francis has appointed Father Narciso Abellana as the new bishop of the Diocese of Romblon.
Abellana, who is from the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC), is the fifth bishop of Romblon.
He was ordained on December 28, 1978 and has been a missionary for almost 35 years.
seminary formation at the Loyola School of Theology
and earned his
Licentiate in Church History at the Gregorian University