Bishop of Santander
Bishop, Manuel Sánchez Monge
Born: 18 April 1947, Fuentes de Nava, Spain
Education: Pontifical Gregorian University
Previous Bishop of Santander
Pope Benedict XVI Named Msgr Vicente Jiménez Zamora Bishop of Santander Msgr. Vicente Jiménez Zamora The Spanish Apostolic Nunciature announced to the Spanish Conference of Bishops at 12:00 pm today, Friday the 27th of July, 2007, previously bishop of Osma-Soria. He took charge of the diocese in September, exactly one year after his pre-decessor, Msgr. José Vilaplana, who was transferred to the Diocese of Huelva after 15 years of episcopal ministry in Santander.
Vicente Jiménez ZamoraVicente Jiménez Zamora was born in Agreda, Spain on 28 January 1944. He holds degrees in Philosophy and Dogmatic Theology, and specialized in Moral Theology at the Universities of Saint Thomas, the Gregorian, and the Alfonsina Academy, Alfonsina in Rome, respectively. He also studied for two years at the seminary in Comilla