Timoteo Pérez Vargas

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Timoteo Pérez Vargas
Bishop of Baghdad
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Diocese of Baghdad
In office1633–1639
PredecessorNone
Successor Jean Duval
Orders
Consecration19 September 1632
by  Bernardino Spada
Personal details
Born1595
Died5 April 1651
NationalitySpanish
Previous post(s) Bishop of Ispahan (1632–1639).

Timoteo Pérez Vargas, OCD (1595 – 5 April 1651) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the first Bishop of Baghdad (1633–1639) and the second Bishop of Ispahan (1632–1639). [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

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Biography

Timoteo Pérez Vargas was born in Palermo, Italy and was ordained a priest in the Order of Discalced Carmelites on 8 June 1612. [2] 6 September 1632 he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Urban VIII as Coadjutor Bishop of Ispahan. [1] [2] On 6 September 1632 he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Baghdad. [1] [2] On 19 September 1632 he was consecrated bishop by Bernardino Spada, Cardinal-Priest Santo Stefano al Monte Celio. [2] On 5 September 1633 he succeeded to the Bishopric of Ispahan. [1] [2] On 23 December 1639 he resigned as Bishop of Baghdad and as Bishop of Ispahan and was appointed Titular Bishop of Lystra . [1] [2] He died on 5 April 1651. [2]

Episcopal succession

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Ispahan
1632–1639
Succeeded by
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Bishop of Baghdad
1633–1639
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