Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oviedo

The Archdiocese of Oviedo (Latin: Oveten(sis)) is an Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Spain.[1][2] The archdiocese encompasses roughly the current autonomous community of Asturias or Principality of Asturias. Erected in the 9th century, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese in 1954. The diocesan see is in the city of Oviedo, where the Catedral de San Salvador is located.

Archdiocese of Oviedo

Archidioecesis Ovetensis

Archidiócesis de Oviedo
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Location
CountrySpain
Statistics
Area10,565 km2 (4,079 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,075,381
1,016,235 (94.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established811 (As Diocese of Oviedo)
27 October 1954 (As Archdiocese of Oviedo)
CathedralCathedral Basilica of the Holy Saviour in Oviedo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopJesús Sanz Montes O.F.M.
SuffragansDiocese of Astorga
Diocese of León
Diocese of Santander
Bishops emeritusGabino Díaz Merchán Archbishop Emeritus (1969–2002)
Map
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Website
Website of the Archdiocese

HistoryEdit

  • 811: Established as Diocese of Oviedo
  • 27 October 1954: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Oviedo

Suffragan diocesesEdit

Special churchesEdit

LeadershipEdit

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See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Oviedo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Oviedo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Rodrigo Díaz" retrieved 15 January 2016
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Fernando Alvarez" retrieved 15 January 2016
  5. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan del Campo" retrieved 15 January 2016
  6. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" retrieved 15 January 2016
  7. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan Diaz de Coca" retrieved 15 January 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Juan Daza" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 August 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Diego de Muros" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  10. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Francisco Mendoza" retrieved 14 January 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Martín Tristán Calvete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016
  12. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Cristóbal Rojas Sandoval" retrieved 21 January 2015
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 267–268. (in Latin)
  14. ^ "Archbishop Martín Carrillo Alderete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 17 September 2016
  15. ^ "Bishop Antonio Valdés Herrera" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 17 September 2016
  16. ^ "Bishop Alonso Antonio de San Martín" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 27 August 2016

Coordinates: 43°21′36″N 5°50′42″W / 43.36000°N 5.84500°W / 43.36000; -5.84500