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Antonio de Monroy

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Name  Antonio Monroy
Died  1715
Books  India

Antonio de Monroy FRAY ANTONIO DE MONROY Ecce Christianus

Antonio de Monroy, O.P. or Antonio de Monroy y Hijar (6 July 1634 – 7 November 1715) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (1685–1715), Bishop of Michoacán (1680), and the Master of the Order of Preachers (1677-1686).

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Antonio de Monroy was born in Santiago de Querétaro, México and ordained a priest in the Order of Preachers. He served as a missionary in Mexico and later represented Mexico at the Dominican chapter of 1677 where he encouraged the Rosary Confraternities. In 1677, he was appointed Master General of Order of Friars Preachers. The probabilist controversy raged during his mastership. On 4 June 1685, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Innocent XI as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela. on 11 June 1685, he was consecrated bishop by Paluzzo Paluzzi Altieri Degli Albertoni, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Trastevere. In 1686, he resigned as Master General of Order of Friars Preachers. He served as Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela until his death on 7 November 1715. While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of Vincenzo Ludovico Gotti, Titular Patriarch of Jerusalem (1688).


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