Alvarez, Diego

, a Spanish dominican, was born at Rio Seco in Old Castille. He was professor of theology in Spain and at Rome, and afterwards archbishop of Trani in the kingdom of Naples. In concert with Lemos, his brother in profession, he supported the cause of the Thomists against the Molinists, in the congregation De Auxiliis, held in 1596. He died in 1635, after publishing several treatises on the doctrines which he defended; among these are, “De auxiliis divinae gratioe,Lyons, 1611, folio; “Concorclia liberi arbitrii cum predestinatione,Lyons, 1622, 8vo; “A commentary on Isaiah,1615, fol. &c. 3


Ibid. —Moreri. —Dict. Hist.