Bishop Pablo Virgilio David from the Diocese of Calookan has been reelected as the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

This announcement was made during the CBCP’s 126th plenary assembly held on Saturday, July 8, at the Marzon Hotel in Kalibo, Aklan.

At the age of 64, Bishop David has assumed the role for his second and final two-year term as the head of the CBCP.

The conference currently consists of 87 active bishops, three diocesan administrators, and 43 honorary members who are retired bishops. (ai/mnm)