Longtime Texas pastor asked to return home to Spain, after celebrating 100th birthday

Published Oct 07 2021 at 11:19 PM GMT
  • Luis Urriza, O SA, at a celebration of his gaining American citizenship in August 2019.
  • Beaumont, Texas, Oct 7, 2021 / 17:19 pm (CNA).
  • A centenarian priest in Texas has been recalled to his religious community in Spain, to the dismay of his longtime parishioners.
  • "It kind of hurts our feelings," said parishioner Jacqueline Hernandez, in an interview with 12NewsNow of Southeast Texas.
  • "It really does because he is a figure in so many people's lives that he is family to us.



  • Published Oct 7, 2021 11:19 PM GMT