Antonio Ledesma

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
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
Iloilo City, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Previous post 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
Motto "Opus Solidaritatis Pax" (Peace is the Fruit of Solidarity)
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Styles of
Antonio J. Ledesma
Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Archbishop

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]


  1. "Archbishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.". 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
Succeeded by

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