Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama Pasqualetto

Birthday: 28 November 1958
Education:

Philosophy – Marian University, Pasto, Nariño, Colombia
Theology – Marian University, Pasto, Nariño, Colombia
Licentiate in Canon Law – Pontifical Xavierian University, Bogotá, Colombia

Ordination: 27 November 1993
Episcopate: 29 September 2009
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Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama Pasqualetto on the Issues

Viganò testimony

Supports investigating Archbishop Viganò’s claims
  • Bishop Zarama stated in letter to his diocese that he supports the USCCB’s call to “investigate, report, and resolve,” the allegations brought forth regarding ex-Cardinal McCarrick. Zarama urged that the investigation be conducted “under criteria that include independence and high level involvement of the laity.” (Catholic Diocese of Raleigh)

Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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  • Bishop Zarama concelebrated the 2019 annual North Carolina Mass Giving Thanks to God for the Gift of Human Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception before the March for Life. During his homily, he encouraged those in attendance to “celebrate life” with joy in order to give a witness of Christ to others. (Catholic News Herald)

Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

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Liturgy

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Marriage and Family Life

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Education

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  • On September 16, 2017, Fr. James Martin, a radical, pro-“LGBT” priest, spoke via Skype with St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Raleigh, North Carolina. Martin said on twitter that he received a “kind letter” from Bishop Zarama ahead of his speech. (Twitter)