Fernando Montero Espinosa
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Fernando Montero Espinosa
Most Reverend

Fernando Montero Espinosa
Archbishop of Manila
Fernando Montero de Espinosa (1644 - 1645).jpg
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila
In office1646-1648
PredecessorHernando Guerrero
SuccessorMiguel de Poblete Casasola
ConsecrationFebruary 3, 1640
by Juan de Palafox y Mendoza
Personal details
Previous postBishop of Nueva Segovia (1639-1646)

Fernando Montero Espinosa (died 1648) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop Bishop of Manila (1646-1648) and Bishop of Nueva Segovia (1639-1646).[1][2][3][4]


On July 16, 1639, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Nueva Segovia.[2] On February 3, 1640, he was consecrated bishop by Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, Bishop of Tlaxcala.[2] On February 5, 1646, he was appointed by Pope Innocent X as Archbishop Bishop of Manila where he served until his death in 1648.[2]

Episcopal succession

While bishop, he was the Principal co-consecrator of:


  1. ^ Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 261 and 230.(in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Archbishop Fernando Montero Espinosa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 11, 2017
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ "Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 7, 2017

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Diego Aduarte
Bishop of Nueva Segovia
Succeeded by
Rodrigo Cárdenas
Preceded by
Hernando Guerrero
Archbishop of Manila
Succeeded by
Miguel de Poblete Casasola

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