Ignacio Santibáñez

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The Most Reverend
Ignacio Santibáñez
Archbishop of Manila
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Province Manila
See Manila
Installed August 30, 1595
Term ended August 14, 1598
Predecessor Domingo de Salazar, O.P.
Successor Miguel de Benavides, O.P.
Consecration August 3, 1597
by Diego de Romano y Govea
Personal details
Born 1512
Died 14 August 1598
Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Nationality Spain Spanish
Denomination Roman Catholic
Styles of
Archbishop Ignacio Santibáñez
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Reference style Monsignor
Spoken style His Excellency
Religious style Most Reverend

Ignacio Santibáñez (1512 – August 14, 1598) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the first Archbishop of Manila (1595-1598).[1][2]


On August 39, 1595, Ignacio Santibáñez was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Clement VIII as the first Archbishop of Manila.[1] On August 3, 1597, he was consecrated bishop by Diego de Romano y Govea, Bishop of Tlaxcala and installed on May 28, 1598.[1] He served as Archbshop of Manila until his death on August 14, 1598.[1]


Religious titles
Preceded by
Domingo de Salazar
Archbishop of Manila
Succeeded by
Miguel de Benavides