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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima (Latin: Archidioecesis Limana) is part of the Roman Catholic Church in Peru which enjoys full communion with the Holy See. The Archdiocese was founded as the Diocese of Lima on 14 May 1541. The diocese was raised to the level of a metropolitan archdiocese by Pope Paul III on 12 February 1546. One of its archbishops was the saint Torribio Mogrovejo.[1][2][3]

Archdiocese of Lima

Archidioecesis Limana
Cathedral of Lima (7521858506).jpg
Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical provinceLima
Statistics
Area639 km2 (247 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
3,582,000
3,224,000 (90%)
Parishes113
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established14 May 1541 (478 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Basílica San Juan Apóstol y Evangelista
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopCarlos Castillo Mattasoglio
Auxiliary BishopsRaúl Antonio Chau Quispe
Bishops emeritusMario Renato Cornejo Radavero
Adriano Tomasi Travaglia
Map
Arquidiócesis de Lima.svg
Website
www.arzobispadodelima.org
The Archbishop's Palace of Lima is the seat of the Archdiocese of Lima

The suffragan dioceses are: Callao, Carabayllo, Chosica, Huacho, Ica and Lurin. Since 1999 the Archbishop of Lima is Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne. The Archbishop's Palace of Lima is the headquarters of the archdiocese.

OrdinariesEdit

Diocese of LimaEdit

Erected: May 14, 1541

Archdiocese of LimaEdit

Elevated: February 12, 1546

Auxiliary bishopsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^   Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Archdiocese of Lima" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Lima" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  4. ^ "Archbishop Diego Gómez de Lamadrid, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  6. ^ "Archbishop Bartolomé Lobo Guerrero" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Gonzalo del Campo (López de Ocampo)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  8. ^ "Archbishop Hernando de Arias y Ugarte" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  9. ^ "Archbishop Pedro de Villagómez Vivanco" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Almoguera, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Melchor de Liñán y Cisneros" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Diego Morcillo Rubio de Suñón de Robledo, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Resignations and Appointments, 25.01.2019" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 25 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  14. ^ "Bishop Francisco Cisneros y Mendoza" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016


Coordinates: 12°02′48″S 77°01′47″W / 12.0466°S 77.0298°W / -12.0466; -77.0298