Juan Ignacio Larrea Holguín, was archbishop of Guayaquil for ten years, and the first member of the prelature of Opus Dei in Ecuador. He was also a distinguished lawyer, frequently consulted about Ecuadorian Civil law and the author of more than 60 books about jurisprudence.
|Church:||Roman Catholic Church|
|Appointed:||7 December 1989|
|Term ended:||7 May 2003|
|Predecessor:||Bernardino Carlos Guillermo Honorato Echeverría Ruiz, O.F.M.|
|Successor:||Antonio Arregui Yarza|
|Other posts:||Auxiliary Bishop of Quito (1969 – 1980), Titular Bishop of Cellae in Proconsulari (1969 – 1980), Bishop of Ibarra (1980 – 1983), Titular Bishop of Novi (1983 – 1988), Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Ecuador (1983 – 1989), Coadjutor Archbishop of Guayaquil (1988 – 1989)|
|Ordination:||5 August 1962, by Pope John XXIII|
|Consecration:||15 June 1969, by Cardinal Pablo Muñoz Vega|
|Born:||August 10, 1927, Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Died:||August 27, 2006, Quito, Ecuador|
|Alma mater:||Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas of Rome, Sapienza University of Rome|
|Venerated in:||Roman Catholic Church|
|Title as Saint:||Servant of God|
About Juan Larrea Holguin
Known as the Archbishop of Guayaquil for ten years, he was the first member of the prelature of Opus Dei in Ecuador.
He was a founding student of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador where he studied law.
He held the chair in Civil law at the Catholic University of Quito for a long period of time.
His father performed a diplomatic service for Ecuador to the Argentine government.
He was known to be a religious leader like Mother Theresa.
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