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Mogrovejo, Toribio Alfonso de
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(Nov 16, 1538, Mayorga, León, Spain – Mar 23, 1606, Saña, Peru), second archbishop of Lima (1581–1606). He studied, specializing in canon law, in Valladolid, Salamanca, and Coimbra. From 1573 to 1580, he was inquisitor in Granada. In 1579, he was appointed archbishop by Pope Gregory VIII, was consecrated in 1580, and then traveled to Lima. Mogrovejo was famous for his exten-sive visitations, during which he taught, baptized, confirmed, and married thousands of Indians. In 1582, he called the third Provincial Council of Lima (Lima, Provincial councils), at which ru…

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Klaiber, Jeffrey, “Mogrovejo, Toribio Alfonso de”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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