On June 24, 2016, the Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, His Holiness, Pope Francis, appointed the Rev. Ryan P. Jimenez as bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Born on December 18,1971 in Dumaguete, Philippines, and raised in Larena, Siquijor, Philippines, Fr. Ryan was ordained priest for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa on June 8, 2003.
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