Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga

The Diocese of Málaga (Latin: Malacitan(sis)) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical jurisdiction or diocese of the Catholic Church in Spain. Its episcopal see is the city of Málaga. The diocese is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Granada.[1][2]

Diocese of Málaga

Dioecesis Malacitanus

Diócesis de Málaga
Location
CountrySpain
Ecclesiastical provinceGranada
Statistics
Area7,283 km2 (2,812 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2016)
1 628 973
1 221 729 (75.0%)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established4 August 1486
CathedralCathedral Basilica of the Virgin of Incarnation in Málaga
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJesús Esteban Catalá Ibáñez
Metropolitan ArchbishopFrancisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Bishops emeritusRamón Buxarrais Ventura
Antonio Dorado Soto
Website
Website of the Diocese

History edit

  • 4 August 1486: Established as Diocese of Málaga

Special churches edit

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica del Dulce Nombre de Jesús Nazareno del Paso y Maria Santísima de la Esperanza, Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía

Leadership edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Diego Ramírez de Fuenleal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 26, 2016
  4. ^ [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bblsa.html "Archbishop *Francisco Blanco Salcedo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Luis Fernández de Córdoba" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016

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