Rodrigo Cardenas
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Most Reverend

Rodrigo Cárdenas
Bishop of Nueva Segovia
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Nueva Segovia
In office1650-1661
PredecessorFernando Montero Espinosa
SuccessorJosé Millán de Poblete
Consecration28 May 1651
by Miguel de Poblete Casasola
Personal details
DiedMay 1661
Vigan, Philippines

Rodrigo Cárdenas, O.P. (died 1661) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Nueva Segovia (1650-1661).[1][2][3]


Rodrigo Cárdenas was ordained a priest in the Order of Preachers.[4] On 30 May 1650, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent X as Bishop of Nueva Segovia.[1][4] On 28 May 1651, he was consecrated bishop by Miguel de Poblete Casasola, Archbishop of Manila.[4] On 22 Jul 1653, he was installed as Bishop of Nueva Segovia.[4] He served as Bishop of Nueva Segovia until his death in May 1661.[4] While bishop, he was the principal co-consecrator of Juan Merlo de la Fuente, Bishop of Comayagua (1651).[4]


  1. ^ a b Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 261.(in Latin)
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 7, 2017
  4. ^ a b c d e f Cheney, David M. "Bishop Rodrigo Cárdenas, O.P." Retrieved 2018.[self-published]

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