Antonio Ledesma

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The Most Reverend
Antonio Ledesma
S.J., D.D.
Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro
Province Ecclesiastical Province of Cagayan de Oro
See Cagayan de Oro
Installed 4 March 2006
Term ended present
Predecessor Jesus B. Tuquib D.D. S.T.D.
Successor incumbent
Other posts Coadjutor Prelate of Ipil
Prelate of Ipil
Former Dean of Arts and Sciences and Dean of Agriculture, Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan
Former Vice-president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
Orders
Ordination 16 April 1973 (as priest (under the Society of Jesus))
Consecration 31 August 1996
by Gian Vincenzo Moreni
Personal details
Born (1943-03-28) March 28, 1943 (age 71)
Iloilo City, Philippines

Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J., D.D. (b. March 28, 1943) is the Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro.[1]

Ledesma was born on March 28, 1943 in Iloilo City, and was ordained as a Jesuit priest in 1973.[2] He was formerly vice-president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), and has served as the chair of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Commission on Inter-religious Dialogue.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archbishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Most Rev. Antonio Javellana Ledesma, SJ, D.D.". Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ Alave, Kristine (August 7, 2008). "Bishop: Guard vs extremists derailing peace in Mindanao". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on September 17, 2008. 

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Preceded by
Jesus Tuquib
Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro
2005–present
Succeeded by
incumbent