Luis Zapata de Cárdenas

Most Reverend

Luis Zapata de Cárdenas
Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Archdiocese of Santafé en Nueva Granada
In office 1570–1590
Predecessor Juan de los Barrios
Successor Alfonso López de Avila
Orders
Consecration May 1571
by Giovanni Battista Castagna
Personal details
Born 1510
Llerena, Spain
Died 24 February 1590
Bogotá

Luis Zapata de Cárdenas, O.F.M. Rec. (1510 – 24 February 1590) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada (1570–1590).[1]

Biography

Luis Zapata de Cárdenas was born in Llerena, Spain, in 1510 and ordained a priest in the Order of Friars Minor Recollects.[2] On 8 November 1570 he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Pius V as Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada.[1][2] In May 1571, he was consecrated bishop by Giovanni Battista Castagna, Archbishop of Rossano.[2] He served as Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada until his death on 24 Feb 1590.[1][2]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Dionisio de Santos, Bishop of Cartagena (1575).[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 196. |volume= has extra text (help) (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e Cheney, David M. "Archbishop Luis Zapata de Cárdenas, O.F.M. Rec". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.self-published

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