Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Spain

The Diocese of León (Latin: Legionen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of León in the ecclesiastical province of Oviedo in Spain.[1][2]

Diocese of León

Dioecesis Legionensis

Diócesis de León
Fachada de la Catedral de León.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceOviedo
MetropolitanOviedo
Statistics
Area9,620 km2 (3,710 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
315,452
314,172 (99.6%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established4th Century
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of the Way in León
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopLuis Ángel de las Heras Berzal
Metropolitan ArchbishopJesús Sanz Montes
Website
Website of the Diocese

HistoryEdit

  • 4th century: Established as Diocese of León

Special churchesEdit

  • Minor Basilicas:

Bishops of LeónEdit

  • Frunimio I (854–874), first bishop of León.[3]
  • Mauro (878–886)[4]
  • . . .
    • Cixila (911 – 914/15). Died in 938. Retired in 916 to the Monastery of San Cosme y San Damián in Abellar (León) which he had founded.
    • Frunimio II (915–924)[5]
    • Oveco Núñez (927–950),[6] Carriedo Tejedo calls him the 6th Bishop[7]
    • Gonzalo (950/1 – 966)[7]
    • Velasco (966 – 973/4)[7]
    • Sisnando Puricélliz (974–980), possibly brother of noblemen Sancho and Aznar Puricélliz[7]
    • Velasco (again, 980/1)[7]
    • Sisnando Baroncélliz (981/2)[7]
    • Sabarico (981/2)[7]
    • Fortis (fl. 984)[7]
    • Sabarico (again, 985–991)[7]
    • Fruela (991/2 – 1006)[7]
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    See alsoEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ "Diocese of León" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 4 December 2015
    2. ^ "Diocese of León" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016
    3. ^ Carriedo Tejedo 2009, p. 29.
    4. ^ Carriedo Tejedo 2009, p. 53.
    5. ^ Carriedo Tejedo 2009, n. 7, p. 29 and p. 53.
    6. ^ Carriedo Tejedo 2009, p. 54.
    7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Carriedo Tejedo 2002, p. 156.
    8. ^ Carriedo Tejedo, Manuel (1999). "El gallego Pelayo Tedóniz: monje de Celanova (desde 1040), diácono compostelano (desde 1056) y obispo de León (desde 1065)". Compostellanum: Revista de la Archidiócesis de Santiago de Compostela (in Spanish). 44 (1–2): 67–75. ISSN 0573-2018.
    9. ^ a b c d e f g h i Richard A. Fletcher (1978), The Episcopate in the Kingdom of León in the Twelfth Century, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 68.
    10. ^ a b Reglero de la Fuente 2009, p. 507.
    11. ^ a b Cavero Domínguez, Gregoria (2015). "Pedro Muñiz, obispo de León (1205 – 1206 y arzobispo compostelano (1207 – 1224". Estudios en homenaje al proferor Emilio Cabrera (in Spanish). Córdoba: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Córdoba. pp. 111 –&#32, 121.
    12. ^ Ordás Díaz, Pablo (2017). "¿Don Gonzalo Osorio de Villalobos o don Gonzalo de Hinojosa?". E-Spania. Revue interdisciplinaire d'études hispaniques médiévales et modernes (in Spanish). doi:10.4000/e-spania.26454. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
    13. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Pierre Benoît ou de Guémené" retrieved 15 January 2016
    14. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan del Campo" retrieved 15 January 2016
    15. ^ Pablo Ordás Díaz, "Cloister-phobia: The Neglected Art History of León Cathedral's Cloister" The Medieval Colloquium, Columbia University (2/19/2014), p. 10.
    16. ^ "Bishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 17 August 2016
    17. ^ "Archbishop Pedro Manuel" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016
    18. ^ "Bishop Juan de San Millán" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved 2 September 2016
    19. ^ "Bishop Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016

    BibliographyEdit

    • Carriedo Tejedo, Manuel (2009). "Locus Sancti Martini (SS. VIII – XIII)" (PDF). Estudios Mindonienses. Anuario de estudios histórico-Teológicos de la Diócesis de Mondoñedo-Ferrol (in Spanish). Mondoñedo: Cabildo de la Catedral. Mondoñedo. Centro de Estudios de la Diócesis de Mondoñedo-Ferrol. Fundación Caixa Galicia (25): 27–78.
    • Carriedo Tejedo, Manuel (2002). "Un obispo desconocido de León: Sisnando Baroncélliz (Año 982)". In Morán Suárez, María Antonia; Rodríguez López, María del Carmen (eds.). La documentación para la investigación : homenaje a José Antonio Martín Fuertes (PDF) (in Spanish). 1. León: Universidad de León. pp. 129–156.
    • Reglero de la Fuente, Carlos (2009). "Los primeros arcedianos leoneses (1070 – 1181)". Castilla y el mundo feudal. Homenaje al profesor Julio Valdeón (in Spanish). Vol. I. Valdivieso, María Isabel del Val and Martínez Sopena, Pascual (Dirs.). Valladolid: Junta de Castilla y León. Universidad de Valladolid. ISBN 978-84-9718-582-0. |volume= has extra text (help)

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