Roman Catholic Diocese of Cartagena

The Diocese of Cartagena (Latin: Carthaginen(sis) in Hispania) is the diocese of the city of Cartagena in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.[2][3]

Diocese of Cartagena

Dioecesis Carthaginensis in Hispania

Diócesis de Cartagena
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceGranada
MetropolitanGranada
Statistics
Area11,319 km2 (4,370 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,335,792
1,195,792 (89.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established1st Century
CathedralCathedral of Saint Mary in Murcia
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJosé Manuel Lorca Planes (from 18 July 2009); he replaced Juan Antonio Reig Pla, who was appointed Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alcala
Metropolitan ArchbishopFrancisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Auxiliary BishopsSebastian Chico[1]
Bishops emeritusJavier Azagra Labiano Bishop Emeritus (1978-1998)
Website
Website of the Diocese

History

  • 1st century: Established as Diocese of Cartagena[2]

Special churches

Leadership

. . .
  • Pedro Gallego, O.F.M. (1241–1267 Died)
. . .
  • Nicolás Yáñez Gutiérrez de Aguilar (4 Aug 1361 – 1372 Died)
. . .
  • Rodrigo de Borja (8 Jul 1482 – 11 Aug 1492 Elected, Pope)
  • Bernardino López de Carvajal y Sande (27 Mar 1493 – 2 Feb 1495 Appointed, Bishop of Sigüenza)
  • Juan Ruiz de Medina (20 Feb 1495 – 1502 Appointed, Bishop of Segovia)[4]
  • Juan Daza (16 Mar 1502 – 4 Nov 1504 Appointed, Bishop of Córdoba)[5]
  • Juan Fernández Velasco (4 Nov 1505 Appointed – 22 Dec 1505 Appointed, Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada)
  • Martín Fernández de Angulo Saavedra y Luna (22 Dec 1508 – 30 Sep 1510, Appointed, Bishop of Córdoba)[6]
  • Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg (30 Sep 1510 – 30 Mar 1540 Died)
  • Juan Martínez Silíceo (23 Feb 1541 – 8 Jan 1546 Appointed, Archbishop of Toledo)
  • Esteban Almeida (16 Apr 1546 – 23 Mar 1563 Died)
  • Gonzalo Arias Gallego (22 Aug 1565 – 28 Apr 1575 Died)
  • Gómez Zapata (11 Apr 1576 – 8 Nov 1582 Appointed, Bishop of Cuenca)
  • Jerónimo Manrique de Lara (19 Jan 1583 – 5 Apr 1591 Appointed, Bishop of Ávila)
  • Sancho Dávila Toledo (26 Apr 1591 – 10 Jan 1600 Appointed, Bishop of Jaén)
  • Juan de Zúñiga Flores (24 Jan 1600 Appointed – 20 Dec 1602 Died)
  • Alfonso Coloma (13 Jan 1603 – 20 Apr 1608 Died)
  • Francisco Martínez de Cenicero (13 Aug 1607 – 3 Aug 1615 Appointed, Bishop of Jaén)
  • Francisco González Zárate (de Gamarra) (17 Aug 1615 – 30 May 1616 Appointed, Bishop of Ávila)
  • Alfonso Márquez de Prado (18 Jul 1616 – 9 Jul 1618 Appointed, Bishop of Segovia)
  • Antonio Trejo de Sande Paniagua, O.F.M. (9 Jul 1618 – 21 Dec 1636 Died)
  • Francisco de Manso Zuñiga y Sola (5 Oct 1637 – 8 Oct 1640 Appointed, Archbishop of Burgos)
  • Mendo de Benavides (19 Nov 1640 – 17 Oct 1644 Died)
  • Juan Vélez de Valdivielso (21 Aug 1645 – 1 Jul 1648 Died)
  • Diego Martínez Zarzosa (1 Mar 1649 – 31 Jan 1656 Appointed, Bishop of Málaga)
  • Andrés Bravo de Salamanca (18 Sep 1656 – 13 Mar 1662 Appointed, Bishop of Sigüenza)
  • Juan Bravo Lasprilla (31 Jul 1662 – 17 Aug 1663 Died)
  • Mateo de Sagade de Bugueyro (28 Jan 1664 – 26 Aug 1672 Died)
  • Francisco de Rojas-Borja y Artés (29 May 1673 – 17 Jul 1684 Died)
  • Antonio Medina Cachon y Ponce de Leon (5 Feb 1685 – 20 Sep 1694 Died)
  • Máximo Francisco Joániz de Echalaz (16 May 1695 – 17 Nov 1695 Died)
  • Francisco Fernández de Angulo (18 Jun 1696 – 29 Sep 1704 Died)
  • Luis Antonio Belluga y Moncada, C.O. (9 Feb 1705 – 11 Sep 1724 Resigned)
  • Tomás José Ruiz Montes (11 Sep 1724 – 11 Dec 1741 Died)
  • Juan Mateo López Sáenz, C.R.M. (9 Jul 1742 – 14 Oct 1752 Died)
  • Diego Rojas y Contreras (12 Mar 1753 – 10 Nov 1772 Died)
  • Manuel Rubín y Celis (15 Mar 1773 – 9 Aug 1784 Died)
  • Manuel Felipe Miralles (27 Jun 1785 – 15 Jul 1788 Died)
  • Victoriano López Gonzalo (14 Dec 1789 – 21 Nov 1805 Died)
  • José Jiménez (31 Mar 1806 – 1 Dec 1820 Died)
  • Antonio Posada Rubín de Celis (29 Jun 1821 – 18 Mar 1825 Resigned)
  • José Antonio Azpeitia y Sáenz de Santamaria (19 Dec 1824 – 1 Nov 1840 Died)
  • Mariano Benito Barrio Fernández (17 Dec 1847 – 18 Jun 1861 Confirmed, Archbishop of Valencia)
  • Francisco Landeira y Sevilla (22 Jul 1861 – 16 Sep 1876 Died)
  • Diego Mariano Alguacil y Rodríguez (18 Dec 1876 – 10 Jan 1884 Died)
  • Tomás Bryan y Livermore (10 Nov 1884 Appointed – 11 Sep 1902 Died)
  • Vicente Alonso y Salgado, Sch. P. (25 Jun 1903 – Jun 1930 Died)
  • Miguel de los Santos Díaz y Gómara (28 Jan 1935 – 7 Nov 1949 Died)
  • Ramón Sanahuja y Marcé (13 May 1950 – 22 Apr 1969 Retired)
  • Miguel Roca Cabanellas (22 Apr 1969 – 25 May 1978 Appointed, Archbishop of Valencia)
  • Javier Azagra Labiano (23 Sep 1978 – 20 Feb 1998 Retired)
  • Manuel Ureña Pastor (1 Jul 1998 – 2 Apr 2005 Appointed, Archbishop of Zaragoza)
  • Juan Antonio Reig Pla (24 Sep 2005 – 7 Mar 2009 Appointed, Bishop of Alcala)
  • José Manuel Lorca Planes (18 Jul 2009 – )

See also

Sources

  1. https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/new-bishop-confirms-62-inmates-in-spanish-prison-18676
  2. "Diocese of Cartagena" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. "Diocese of Cartagena (en España)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  4. "Bishop Juan Ruiz de Medina" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  5. "Bishop Juan Daza" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 21, 2016
  6. "Bishop Martín Fernández de Angulo Saavedra y Luna" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

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