Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo

Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo (24 January 1611 – 13 February 1675) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala (1668–1675) and Bishop of Santiago de Cuba (1661–1668). He was also selected and confirmed as Bishop of Tlaxcala in 1675 after his death.[1]

Most Reverend

Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo
Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Santiago de Guatemala
In office1668–1675
PredecessorPayo Afán Enríquez de Ribera Manrique de Lara
SuccessorJuan de Ortega Cano Montañez y Patiño
Orders
Consecration24 August 1662
by Diego Osorio de Escobar y Llamas
Personal details
Born24 January 1611
México (Viceroyalty of New Spain)
Died13 February 1675 (age 64)
Guatemala (Captaincy General of Guatemala)
NationalityMexican
Previous post(s)Bishop of Santiago de Cuba (1661–1668)

BiographyEdit

Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo was born in México on 24 January 1611.[2][3] On 5 September 1661, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VII as Bishop of Santiago de Cuba.[2] On 24 August 1662, he was consecrated bishop by Diego Osorio de Escobar y Llamas, Bishop of Tlaxcala.[2] On 27 February 1668, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement IX as Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala and installed on 13 June 1668.[2] He served as Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala until his death on 13 February 1675.[2] As notification of his death had not yet reached Rome and Spain, on 14 April 1675, he was selected by the King of Spain as Bishop of Tlaxcala and on 17 June 1675, he was confirmed by Pope Clement X.[2]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Alfonso Bravo de Laguna, Bishop of Nicaragua (1671).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 206 and 199. (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Cheney, David M. "Bishop Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]
  3. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Bishop Juan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y Murillo". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. [self-published]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Pedro de Reina Maldonado
Bishop of Santiago de Cuba
1661–1668
Succeeded by
Alfonso Bernardo de los Ríos y Guzmán
Preceded by
Payo Afán Enríquez de Ribera Manrique de Lara
Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala
1668–1675
Succeeded by
Juan de Ortega Cano Montañez y Patiño
Preceded by
Diego Osorio de Escobar y Llamas
Bishop of Tlaxcala
Appointed 1675 (died prior to appointment)
Succeeded by
Manuel Fernández de Santa Cruz