Roman Catholic Diocese of Cartagena

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This article is about the diocese in Spain. For the diocese in Colombia, see Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cartagena.
Diocese of Cartagena
Dioecesis Carthaginensis in Hispania
Diócesis de Cartagena
Catedral Cartagena.JPG
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 11,319 km2 (4,370 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,335,792
1,195,792 (89.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1st Century
Cathedral Cathedral of St Mary in Cartagena
Co-cathedral Concatedral de Santa María, Murcia
(English: Co-Cathedral of St. Mary)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Emeritus Bishops Javier Azagra Labiano Bishop Emeritus (1978-1998)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Cartagena (Latin: Carthaginen(sis) in Hispania) is the diocese of the city of Cartagena in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Cartagena (Roman rite)
  • Juan Fernández Velasco † (4 Nov 1505 Appointed - 22 Dec 1505)
  • Martín Fernández de Angulo Saavedra y Luna † (22 Dec 1508 - 30 Sep 1510 )
  • Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg (30 Sep 1510 - 30 Mar 1540 )
  • Juan Martínez Silíceo † (23 Feb 1541 - 8 Jan 1546 )
  • Esteban Almeida † (16 Apr 1546 - 23 Mar 1563 Died)
  • Gonzalo Arias Gallego † (22 Aug 1565 - 28 Apr 1575 )
  • Gómez Zapata † (11 Apr 1576 - 8 Nov 1582 )
  • Jerónimo Manrique de Lara (19 Jan 1583 - 5 Apr 1591 )
  • Sancho Dávila Toledo (26 Apr 1591 - 10 Jan 1600 )
  • Juan de Zúñiga Flores (24 Jan 1600 Appointed - 20 Dec 1602 Died)
  • Alfonso Coloma Sa (13 Jan 1603 - 20 Apr 1608 )
  • Francisco Martínez de Cenicero (13 Aug 1607 - 3 Aug 1615 )
  • Francisco González Zárate (de Gamarra) (17 Aug 1615 - 30 May 1616 )
  • Alfonso Márquez de Prado (18 Jul 1616 - 9 Jul 1618 )
  • Antonio Trejo de Sande, O.F.M. (9 Jul 1618 - 21 Dec 1636 )
  • Francisco de Manso Zuñiga y Sola (5 Oct 1637 - 8 Oct 1640 )
  • Cristóbal Pérez Lazarraga y Maneli Viana, O. Cist. (8 Oct 1640 - 18 Feb 1649 )
  • Mendo de Benavides (19 Nov 1640 - 17 Oct 1644 )
  • Juan Vélez de Valdivielso (21 Aug 1645 - 1 Jul 1648 )
  • Diego Martínez Zarzosa (1 Mar 1649 - 31 Jan 1656 )
  • Mateo de Sagade (Lazo de) Bugueiro (28 Jan 1664 - 26 Aug 1672 )
  • Antonio Medina Cachon y Ponce de Leon (5 Feb 1685 - 20 Sep 1694 )
  • Luis Antonio Belluga y Moncada, C.O. (9 Feb 1705 - 11 Sep 1724 )
  • Tomás José Ruiz Montes (11 Sep 1724 - 11 Dec 1741 )
  • Juan Mateo López Sáenz, C.R.M. (9 Jul 1742 - 14 Oct 1752 )
  • Diego Rojas Contreras (12 Mar 1753 - 10 Nov 1772 )
  • Manuel Rubín Celis (15 Mar 1773 - 9 Aug 1784 Died)
  • Manuel Felipe Miralles (27 Jun 1785 - 15 Jul 1788 )
  • Victoriano López Gonzalo (14 Dec 1789 - 21 Nov 1805 )
  • José Jiménez (31 Mar 1806 - 1 Dec 1820 )
  • Antonio Posada Rubín de Celis (29 Jun 1821 - 18 Mar 1825 )
  • José Antonio Azpeitia de y Sáenz de Santamaria (19 Dec 1824 - 1 Nov 1840 )
  • Mariano Benito Barrio Fernández (17 Dec 1847 - 18 Jun 1861 )
  • Francisco Landeira Sevilla (22 Jul 1861 - 16 Sep 1876 )
  • Diego Mariano Alguacil Rodríguez (18 Dec 1876 - 10 Jan 1884 )
  • Tomás Bryan y Livermore (10 Nov 1884 Appointd - 11 Sep 1902 )
  • Vicente Alonso y Salgado, Sch. P. (25 Jun 1903 - Jun 1930 )
  • Miguel de los Santos Díaz y Gómara (28 Jan 1935 - 7 Nov 1949 )
  • Ramón Sanahuja y Marcé (13 May 1950 - 22 Apr 1969)
  • Miguel Roca Cabanellas (22 Apr 1969 - 25 May 1978)
  • Javier Azagra Labiano (23 Sep 1978 - 20 Feb 1998)
  • Manuel Ureña Pastor (1 Jul 1998 - 2 Apr 2005)
  • Juan Antonio Reig Pla (24 Sep 2005 - 7 Mar 2009)
  • José Manuel Lorca Planes (18 Jul 2009 - )

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