Rafael Torija de la Fuente

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Rafael Torija de la Fuente, 2016

Rafael Torija de la Fuente (18 March 1927 – 2 March 2019) was a Spanish Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Noez, Spain.

Torija de la Fuente was ordained to the priesthood in 1952. He was titular bishop of ''Ursona and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santander, Spain, from 1969 to 1976. He then was the terriorial prelate of the Ciudad Real and auxiliary bishop of Dora from 1976 to 1980.

In his later years, he was the first bishop of the Diocese of Ciudad Real from 1980 to 2003.[1] He resigned and retired in 2003.

Torija de la Fuente died on 2 March 2019 in Real Madrid, aged 91.[2]

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