Pedro Tapia
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Pedro Tapia
Most Reverend

Pedro Tapia
Archbishop of Seville
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ChurchCatholic Church
ArchdioceseArchdiocese of Seville
In office1652-1657
PredecessorDomingo Pimentel Zúñiga
SuccessorPedro Urbina Montoya
Orders
Consecration25 July 1641
by Antonio Sotomayor
Personal details
BornMarch 1582
Villorios, Spain
Died25 August 1657 (age 75)
Seville, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Previous postBishop of Segovia (1641-1644)
Bishop of Sigüenza (1644-1645)
Bishop of Córdoba (1649-1652)

Pedro Tapia, O.P. (March 1582 - 25 August 1657) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Seville (1652-1657), Bishop of Córdoba (1649-1652), Bishop of Sigüenza (1644-1645), and Bishop of Segovia (1641-1644).[1][2]

Biography

Pedro Tapia was born in Villorios, Spain in March 1582 and ordained a priest in the Order of Preachers.[1][2] On 7 January 1641, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Segovia.[1][2] On 25 July 1641, he was consecrated bishop by Antonio Sotomayor, Titular Archbishop of Damascus, with Francisco Pérez Roya, Bishop of Perpignan-Elne, and Fernando Montero Espinosa, Bishop of Nueva Segovia, serving as co-consecrators.[1][2] On 8 September 1644, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Innocent X on 24 April 1645 as Bishop of Sigüenza.[1][2] On 23 August 1649, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent X as Bishop of Córdoba.[1][2] On 23 September 1652, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent X as Archbishop of Seville.[1][2] He served as Archbishop of Seville until his death on 25 August 1657.[1][2]

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Juan Arroyo, Auxiliary Bishop of Seville (1655).[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Archbishop Pedro Tapia, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 19, 2016
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Archbishop Pedro Tapia, O.P." GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved October 19, 2016

External links and additional sources

  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Segovia". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Segovia (Spain)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Sigüenza-Guadalajara". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Sigüenza-Guadalajara (Spain)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Córdoba". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Córdoba". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Cheney, David M. "Archdiocese of Sevilla (Seville)". www.gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sevilla (Spain)". www.gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]

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