Juan Portocarrero

Juan Portocarrero, O.F.M. (died 8 March 1631) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Almería (1602–1631).[1][2][3]

Most Reverend

Juan Portocarrero
Bishop of Almería
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Almería
In office1602–1631
PredecessorJuan García
SuccessorAntonio Viedma Chaves
Personal details
Died8 March 1631
Almería, Spain
NationalitySpanish

BiographyEdit

Juan Portocarrero was ordained a priest in the Order of Friars Minor.[1] On 26 August 1602, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Leo XI as Bishop of Almería.[1][2] He served as Bishop of Almería until his death on 8 March 1631.[1][2] While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Antonio Corrionero, Bishop of Islas Canarias (1615); Juan Zapata Osorio, Bishop of Zamora (1616); Enrique Pimentel Zúñiga, Bishop of Valladolid, (1619); and Garcerán Albañell, Archbishop of Granada (1621).[1]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Bishop Juan Portocarrero, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 14, 2015
  2. ^ a b c "Diocese of Almería" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved January 14, 2015
  3. ^ Dioceses de Almeria website: "TABLA DE LOS OBISPOS DE LA DIÓCESIS URCITANA-ALMERIENSE" Archived 2017-08-11 at the Wayback Machine retrieved January 15, 2015
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Juan García
Bishop of Almería
1602–1631
Succeeded by
Antonio Viedma Chaves