|Name Pablo Schmitz|
Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon (born December 3, 1943) is a Roman Catholic bishop.
Born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, Schmitz Simon was ordained to the priesthood on September 3, 1970 for the Capuchin order. On June 22, 1984, he was made auxiliary bishop of Elepla and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Vicariate Apostolic of Bluefields, Nicaragua and was ordained bishop on September 17, 1984. On July 28, 1994, he was appointed bishop of the Vicariate Apostolic of Bluefields.
On January 2, 1990, Bishop Schmitz was injured in an attack in Nicaragua by armed men identified as "contra" fighters that led to the deaths of two Roman Catholic nuns.