Roman Catholic Diocese of Almería

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Diocese of Almería
Dioecesis Almeriensis
Diócesis de Almería
Catedral Almería.JPG
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 8,774 km2 (3,388 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
702,819
604,424 (86%)
Parishes 213
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 21 May 1492
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Sorrows in Almería
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Adolfo González Montes
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Almería (Latin: Dioecesis Almeriensis) is a diocese located in the city of Almería in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Almería (Roman rite)
    • Francisco Sosa (1 Jun 1515 Appointed - 1 Jul 1520)
    • Juan González Meneses (17 Sep 1520 Appointed - 28 Jun 1521)
    • Diego Fernández de Villalán, O.F.M. (17 Jul 1523 - 7 Jul 1556)
    • Antonio Corrionero de Babilafuente (10 Dec 1557 - 13 May 1570)
    • Francisco Briceño (5 Mar 1571 - 30 Jul 1571 Died)
    • Diego González (9 Jun 1572 - 11 Jan 1587 Died)
    • Juan García (17 Aug 1597 - 31 Dec 1601 Died)
    • Juan Portocarrero, O.F.M. (26 Aug 1602 - 8 Mar 1631 )
    • Antonio Viedma Chaves, O.P. (8 Mar 1631 - 9 Jun 1631 )
    • Bartolomé Santos de Risoba (6 Jun 1633 - 26 Sep 1633)
    • Antonio González Acevedo (19 Dec 1633 - 5 Oct 1637 )
    • José Valle de la Cerda, O.S.B. (19 Nov 1637 - 17 Dec 1640)
    • José Argáiz Pérez (1 Jul 1641 - 4 Dec 1645 )
    • Luis Venegas Figueroa (5 Feb 1646 - 30 May 1651 )
    • Juan Leyva † (8 Aug 1701 - 15 Mar 1704 )
    • Juan Bonilla Vargas, O.SS.T. (15 Dec 1704 - 11 Apr 1710 )
    • Manuel de Santo Tomás Mendoza, O.P. (7 Jun 1707 - 11 Dec 1713 )
    • Jerónimo del Valle Ledesma (21 Mar 1714 - 12 Nov 1722 )
    • José Pereto Ricarte, O. de M. ( 1723 - 28 Mar 1730 )
    • José María Ibáñez (22 Nov 1730 - 8 Jan 1734 )
    • Diego Felipe Perea Magdaleno (17 Jan 1735 - 29 May 1741)
    • Gaspar Molina Rocha, O.S.A. (29 May 1741 - 4 Dec 1760 )
    • Claudio Sanz Torres y Ruiz de Castañedo (13 Jul 1761 - Jul 1779 )
    • Anselmo Rodríguez, O.S.B. (16 Sep 1780 Appointed - 14 Jan 1798 )
    • Juan Antonio de la Virgen María (Viana), O.C.D. (14 Aug 1798 - 28 Jan 1800 )
    • Francisco Javier Mier Campillo (24 May 1802 - 16 Dec 1815)
    • Antonio Pérez Minayo (16 Mar 1818 - 29 Aug 1833)
    • Anacleto Meoro Sánchez (17 Dec 1847 - 2 Jan 1864)
    • Andrés Rosales Muñoz (27 Jul 1864 - 10 Oct 1872)
    • José María Orberá y Carrión (23 Sep 1875 - 23 Nov 1886 )
    • Santos Zárate y Martínez (17 Mar 1887 - 7 Aug 1906 )
    • Vicente Casanova y Marzol (19 Dec 1907 - 7 Mar 1921)
    • Bernardo Martínez y Noval, O.S.A. (18 Jul 1921 - 23 Jul 1934 )
    • Bl. Diego Ventaja Milán (1 May 1935 - 30 Aug 1936)
    • Enrique Delgado y Gómez (10 Jun 1943 - 26 Oct 1946)
    • Alfonso Ródenas García (24 Apr 1947 - 7 Nov 1965)
    • Angel Suquía Goicoechea (17 May 1966 - 28 Nov 1969)
    • Manuel Casares Hervás (6 Apr 1970 - 12 May 1989 )
    • Rosendo Álvarez Gastón (12 May 1989 - 15 Apr 2002 )
    • Adolfo González Montes (15 Apr 2002 -

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