He has been a cardinal since and was a member of Pope Francis ' Council of Cardinal Advisers from its creation in until his departure in Besides his native Spanish, he speaks Italian, German and French. In October , he met the Rev. From Chile he directed the community of the institute in the Iberian peninsula and in Ecuador. As regional superior, he participated in the conference of clergy in Chile and was elected its vice-president. In , he was called to serve his community's general council in Germany.
Father Fernando Suarez born February 7, is a Filipino Catholic priest who performs faith healing in the Philippines and elsewhere. Suarez was born in in Taal, Batangas to Azucena Mortel, a dressmaker and was the oldest of four siblings, he attended public school where he learned adult life and by the age of 12 already knew how to rent inflatable stuff at Butong beach. He attended Adamson University and after it entered the Franciscan Order. A year and a half later, he left it for the Christ the King Mission Seminary in Quezon City, but left six months later due to systematic absences. At the age of 16, he saw a paralyzed year-old woman who asked him to pray for her.
Between and , 29 people alleged sexual abuse by 10 priests in the Diocese of Stockton. A total of priests ministered in the Diocese during this time period. Most of the statistics released by the Diocese include the time period from January when the Diocese was created through At the time 12, lawsuits were pending against the Diocese of Stockton which were filed during the one-year legislative window allowing previously time-barred cases of child sexual abuse to be heard in court.
Workshop facilitators are educators and counselors who are knowledgeable and experienced with the unique trauma inflicted by spiritual abuse and the challenge of recovery from it. Workshops will provide an opportunity for dialogue regarding spiritual abuse with a view towards understanding, recovery, and support. There will also be a workshop for survivors who were born and raised in abusive groups.