Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres (Latin: Caurien(sis) – Castrorum Caeciliorum) is a diocese located in the cities of Coria and Cáceres in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida–Badajoz in Spain.[1][2]

Diocese of Coria-Cáceres

Dioecesis Cauriensis-Castrorum Caeciliorum

Diócesis de Coria-Cáceres
Catedral de Coria.JPG
Coria Cathedral
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceMérida–Badajoz
MetropolitanMérida–Badajoz
Statistics
Area10,052 km2 (3,881 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
263,430
251,701 (95.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established1143 (As Diocese of Coria)
9 April 1957 (As Diocese of Coria-Cáceres)
CathedralCathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Coria
Co-cathedralCo-Cathedral of St. Mary in Cáceres
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSee vacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopSantiago García Aracil
Website
Website of the Diocese

HistoryEdit

  • 1143: Established as Diocese of Coria
  • April 9, 1957: Renamed as Diocese of Coria – Cáceres

Bishops of CoriaEdit

 
Concatedral de Santa María, Cáceres
(Co-Cathedral of St. Mary)
. . .

1500 to 1700Edit

1700 to 1949Edit

  • Miguel Pérez Lara (9 Feb 1705 – 1710 Died)
  • Luis de Salcedo y Azcona (22 May 1713 – 1 Jul 1716 Appointed, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela)
  • Sancho Antonio Belunza Corcuera (5 Oct 1716 – 15 Oct 1731 Died)
  • Miguel Vicente Cebrián y Agustín (9 Jun 1732 – 24 Sep 1742 Appointed, Bishop of Córdoba)
  • José Francisco Magdaleno (24 Sep 1742 – 5 Feb 1749 Died)
  • José Cepeda (19 Jan 1750 Appointed – Did Not Take Effect)
  • Juan José García Alvaro (25 May 1750 – Jan 1784 Died)
  • Diego Martín Rodríguez, O.F.M. Obs. (14 Feb 1785 – 4 May 1789 Died)
  • Juan Alvarez Castro (29 Mar 1790 – 29 Aug 1809 Died)
  • Blas Jacobo Beltrán (10 Jul 1815 – 28 Apr 1821 Died)
  • Joaquín López y Sicilia (12 Jul 1824 – 15 Mar 1830 Confirmed, Archbishop of Burgos)
  • Ramón Montero (15 Mar 1830 – 4 Oct 1847 Confirmed, Archbishop of Burgos)
  • Manuel Anselmo Nafría (17 Jan 1848 – 28 Jan 1851 Died)
  • Antonio María Sánchez Cid y Carrascal, C.O. (27 Sep 1852 – 14 Feb 1858 Died)
  • Juan Nepomuceno Garcia Gómez (25 Jun 1858 – 6 Oct 1864 Died)
  • Esteban José Pérez Fernández (25 Sep 1865 – 22 Jun 1868 Confirmed, Bishop of Málaga)
  • Pedro Núñez y Pernía, O.S.B. (24 Sep 1868 – 16 Mar 1884 Died)
  • Marcelo Spínola y Maestre (10 Nov 1884 – 10 Jun 1886 Appointed, Bishop of Málaga)
  • Luis Felipe Ortiz y Gutiérrez (10 Jun 1886 – 19 Jan 1893 Appointed, Bishop of Zamora)
  • Ramón Peris Mencheta (21 May 1894 – 6 Jan 1920 Died)
  • Pedro Segura y Sáenz (10 Jul 1920 – 20 Dec 1926 Appointed, Archbishop of Burgos)
  • Dionisio Moreno y Barrio (2 Dec 1927 Appointed – 10 Dec 1934 Died)
  • Francisco Barbado y Viejo, O.P. (1 May 1935 – 10 Apr 1942 Appointed, Bishop of Salamanca)
  • Francisco Cavero y Tormo (9 Dec 1944 – 10 Apr 1949 Died)

Bishops of Coria-CáceresEdit

  • Manuel Llopis Ivorra (2 Feb 1950 – 16 Mar 1977 Retired)
  • Jesús Domínguez Gómez (16 Mar 1977 – 26 Oct 1990 Died)
  • Ciriaco Benavente Mateos (17 Jan 1992 – 16 Oct 2006 Appointed, Bishop of Albacete)
  • Francisco Cerro Chaves (21 Jun 2007 – 27 Dec 2019 Appointed, Archbishop of Toledo)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Diocese of Coria-Cáceres" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Coria-Cáceres" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Pedro Méndez Sotomayor y Meiras" retrieved January 17, 2015
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Pedro Raimundo Cardinal de Barrière, O.S.A." retrieved January 17, 2015
  5. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Martin Galos" retrieved January 17, 2015
  6. ^ a b c d e GCatholic.org: "Diocese of Coria–Cáceres" retrieved December 4, 2015
  7. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Juan Cardinal de Carvajal" retrieved January 17, 2015
  8. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" retrieved January 25, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan López" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 15, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Juan Roco Campofrío, O.S.B." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 30, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Juan Queipo de Llano y Valdés" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Pedro Urbina Montoya, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 15, 2016

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