Juan López

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Juan López, O.P. (April 21, 1613 – February 12, 1674) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Manila (1672–1674) and Bishop of Cebu (1663–1672).

Biography

Juan López was born in Martín Muñoz de las Posadas, Spain. On February 10, 1663, he was ordained a priest of the Order of Friars Preachers. On April 23, 1663, Pope Alexander VII appointed him Bishop of Cebu where he succeeded Juan Velez, Bishop Elect of Cebu, who died before his consecration. On January 4, 1665, he was consecrated bishop by Marcos Ramírez de Prado y Ovando, Bishop of Michoacán On November 14, 1672, Pope Clement X appointed him Archbishop of Manila where he served until his death on February 12, 1674.

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