Bishop Daniel Turley, O.S.A., Retires


On April 2, 2020, it was announced that Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Bishop Daniel Turley, O.S.A. from the pastoral care of the diocese of Chulucanas, Peru, on having reached the age of retirement. Reverend Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral, of the clergy of the diocese of Lurín, Peru, has been named his successor. Bishop Turley, a member of the Midwest Augustinian Province was ordained bishop in 1996 and served as coadjutor to Bishop John McNabb, O.S.A., founding bishop of the diocese until 2000 when, Bishop Turley became diocesan bishop. The friars of the Midwest Province founded the mission in Chulucanas in 1963. The first friars from the Villanova Province joined this venture in 1968. Bishop Turley intends to return to his province where he will continue his ministry in Chicago.