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Pedro Ponce de Léon (bishop of Zamora)

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Church  Catholic Church
Successor  Juan Zapata Osorio
In office  1610–1615
Nationality  Spanish
Predecessor  Fernando Suárez de Figueroa
Consecration  30 October 1605 by Luis Fernández de Córdoba
Diocese  Roman Catholic Diocese of Zamora in Spain

Pedro Ponce de Léon, O.P. (born 1561) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Zamora (1610–1615) and Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (1605–1610).

Biography

Pedro Ponce de Léon was born in Córdoba, Spain in 1561 and ordained a priest in the Order of Preachers. On 31 August 1605, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul V as Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo. On 30 October 1605, he was consecrated bishop by Luis Fernández de Córdoba, Bishop of Salamanca, with Fernando Suárez de Figueroa, Bishop of Zamora, and Salvador Ribera Avalos, Bishop of Quito, serving as co-consecrators. On 29 March 1610, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul V as Bishop of Zamora. He served as Bishop of Zamora until his resignation in 1615.

References

Pedro Ponce de Léon (bishop of Zamora) Wikipedia


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