Roman Catholic Diocese of Ávila

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Diocese of Ávila
Dioecesis Abulensis
Diócesis de Ávila
Catedral Ávila.a1.JPG
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Valladolid
Metropolitan Valladolid
Statistics
Area 8,048 km2 (3,107 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
172,804
170,110 (98.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1100
Cathedral Cathedral of the Saviour in Ávila
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jesús García Burillo
Metropolitan Archbishop Ricardo Blázquez
Map
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Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ávila (Latin: Abulen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ávila in the Ecclesiastical province of Valladolid in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 1100: Established as Diocese of Ávila

Leadership[edit]

  • Priscillian (died 385)
  • Bishops of Ávila (Roman rite) after 1381
    • Diego de los Roeles (1381 - 1394)
    • Alfonso de Echea o de Córdoba (1395 - 1403)
    • Juan Rodríguez de Guzmán (1403 - 1424)
    • Diego Gómez de Fuensalida (1424 - 1436)
    • Cardinal Juan de Cervantes (1437 -19 August 1441, then bishop of Segovia)
    • Lope de Barrientos, O.P. (1441 - 1445)
    • Alonso I de Fonseca y Ulloa (1445 - 1454, then Archbishop of Seville)
    • Alonso Fernández de Madrigal, el Tostado (1454 - 1455)
    • Martín Fernández de Vilches (1456 - 1469)
    • Alonso Ulloa de Fonseca y Quijada. (1469 - 1485, then bishop of Cuenca)
    • Hernando de Talavera(1485 - 1493, then 1st Archbishop of Granada)
    • Francisco Sánchez de la Fuente (1493 - 1496)
    • Alonso Carrillo de Albornoz (1496 - 1514, deceased while holding office)
    • Francisco Ruiz, O.F.M. (14 July 1514 – 23 October 1528)
    • Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado (12 January 1530 -25 January 1548)
    • Diego Álava Esquivel (7 May 1548 – 21 October 1558, then bishop of Cordoba)
    • Diego de los Cobos Molina (2 August 1559 – 4 September 1560, then bishop of Jaen)
    • Alvaro Hurtado de Mendoza y Sarmiento (4 September 1560 – 11 September 1577, then bishop of Palencia)
    • Sancho Busto de Villegas (5 November 1578 – 19 January 1581)
    • Pedro Fernández Temiño (11 September 1581 – 23 August 1590)
    • Jerónimo Manrique de Lara (5 April 1591 – 1 September 1595 )
    • Juan Velázquez de las Cuevas, O.P. (29 April 1596 – 11 March 1598)
    • Lorenzo Asensio Otaduy Avendaño (1 February 1599 – 4 December 1611)
    • Juan Alvarez de Caldas (14 April 1612 – 19 September 1615 )
    • Francisco González Zárate (de Gamarra) (30 May 1616 – 13 December 1626 )
    • Alfonso López Gallo (5 July 1627 - )
    • Francisco Márquez Gaceta (29 November 1627 – 8 November 1631 )
    • Pedro Cifuentes Loarte (7 June 1632 – 19 May 1636 )
    • Diego Arce Reinoso (22 March 1638 – 8 October 1640 )
    • Juan Vélez de Valdivielso (25 February 1641 – 21 August 1645)
    • José Argáiz Pérez (4 December 1645 – 27 July 1654)
    • Bernardo Atayde de Lima Perera (5 October 1654 – 17 February 1656 )
    • Juan Asensio Barrios, O. de M. (1 July 1673 – 17 June 1692 )
    • Diego Ventura Fernández de Angulo, O.F.M. ( 1683 - )
    • Gregorio Solórzano Castillo (10 May 1700 – 17 July 1703 )
    • Baltasar de la Peña Avilés (17 December 1703 – 7 February 1705 )
    • Julian Cano y Tovar ( 1714 - )
    • José del Yermo Santibáñez † (20 March 1720 – 8 March 1728)
    • Pedro Ayala, O.P. (8 March 1728 – 23 June 1738 )
    • Narciso Queralt (23 June 1738 – 12 January 1743 )
    • Pedro González García (20 May 1743 – 7 April 1758 )
    • Romualdo Velarde Cienfuegos † (2 October 1758 – 11 May 1766 )
    • Miguel Fernando Merino † (1 December 1766 – 10 July 1781 )
    • Antonio Sentmanat y Castellá † (17 February 1783 – 22 June 1784 )
    • Julián Gascueña Herráiz, O.F.M. † (20 September 1784 – 23 November 1796 )
    • Francisco Javier Cabrera Velasco † (24 July 1797 – 22 January 1799 )
    • Rafael Múzquiz Aldunate † (15 April 1799 – 20 July 1801 )
    • Manuel Gómez Salazar (29 March 1802 – 3 November 1815 )
    • Rodrigo Antonio de Orellana, O. Praem. (21 December 1818 – 29 July 1822 )
    • Ramón María Adurriaga Uribe (25 April 1824 – 2 February 1841 )
    • Manuel López Santisteban (17 December 1847 – 30 April 1852 )
    • Gregorio Sánchez Rubio, O.S.H. (27 September 1852 – 17 February 1854 )
    • Juan Alfonso Albuquerque Berión (23 June 1854 – 25 September 1857 )
    • Fernando Blanco y Lorenzo, O.P. (24 December 1857 – 17 September 1875)
    • Pedro José Sánchez Carrascosa y Carrión (23 September 1875 – 30 March 1882 )
    • Ciriaco María Sancha y Hervás (27 March 1882 – 10 April 1886 )
    • Ramón Fernández Piérola y Lopez de Luzuriaca (17 March 1887 – 30 December 1889)
    • Juan Muñoz y Herrera (26 June 1890 – 2 December 1895 )
    • José María Blanco Barón (2 December 1895 – 4 April 1897 )
    • Joaquín Beltrán y Asensio (24 March 1898 – 3 November 1917 )
    • Enrique Pla y Deniel (4 December 1918 – 28 January 1935 )
    • Santos Moro Briz † (21 June 1935 – 19 October 1968 )
    • Maximino Romero de Lema (19 October 1968 – 21 March 1973)
    • Felipe Fernández García (22 October 1976 – 12 June 1991 )
    • Antonio Cañizares Llovera (6 March 1992 – 10 December 1996)
    • Adolfo González Montes (26 May 1997 – 15 April 2002 )
    • Jesús García Burillo (9 January 2003 - )

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