Retired Caloocan Bishop Iñiguez gets COVID-19

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MANILA, Philippines — A retired bishop of the Diocese of Caloocan has been infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the diocese announced on Sunday.

“It is with great sadness that we share the news that Bishop Deogracias S. Iiguez, Jr, DD has been tested positive for COVID-19 on August 1, 2020,” Diocese of Caloocan said on Facebook, quoting the statement of National Shrine and Parish of the Divine Mercy in Bulacan.

Posted by Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalookan on Saturday, August 1, 2020

The diocese said Iiguez is being treated at a hospital and is under stable condition.

The diocese also asked for prayers for the bishop’s fast recovery.

In August 2003, Iiguez was insta…

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