Roman Catholic Diocese of León

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For the archdiocese in Mexico, see Roman Catholic Archdiocese of León. For the diocese in Nicaragua, see Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Nicaragua.
Diocese of León
Dioecesis Legionensis
Diócesis de León
Fachada de la Catedral de León.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Oviedo
Metropolitan Oviedo
Statistics
Area 9,620 km2 (3,710 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
315,452
314,172 (99.6%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4th Century
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Way in León
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Julián López Martín
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesús Sanz Montes
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

History[edit]

  • 4th century: Established as Diocese of León

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:

Bishops of León[edit]

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  • Pierre Benoît ou de Guémené † ( 1328 - 14 Jul 1349 )
  • Juan de Torquemada, O.P. † (31 Jul 1460 - 26 Jan 1463 )
  • Esteban Gabriel Merino † (17 Dec 1516 - 12 Jun 1523 )
  • Pedro Manuel † (12 Jun 1523 - 17 Jun 1534 )
  • Pedro Alvarez de Acosta † (8 Jan 1535 - 21 May 1539 )
  • Fernando Valdés † (30 May 1539 - 29 Oct 1539 )
  • Sebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal (Arellano) (29 Oct 1539 - 2 Jun 1542 )
  • Esteban Almeida † (2 Jun 1542 Appointed - 16 Apr 1546)
  • Juan Fernández Temiño † (19 Jul 1546 - 9 Nov 1556 )
  • Andrés de la Cuesta † (10 Dec 1557 - 1564 )
  • Juan de San Millán † (28 Jul 1564 - 11 Apr 1578 )
  • Francisco Trujillo García † (5 Sep 1578 - 14 Nov 1592 )
  • Juan Alonso Moscoso † (30 Aug 1593 - 9 May 1603 )
  • Andrés de Casso, O.P. † (12 Jun 1603 - 13 May 1607 Died)
  • Francisco Terrones del Caño † (3 Mar 1608 - 13 Mar 1613 )
  • Alonso González Aguilar † (23 Sep 1613 - 2 Dec 1615 )
  • Juan Llano Valdés † (5 Sep 1616 - 9 Aug 1622 )
  • Juan Molina Alvarez † (20 Mar 1623 - Nov 1623 )
  • Gregorio Pedrosa Casares, O.S.H. † (16 Sep 1624 - 31 Jan 1633 )
  • Bartolomé Santos de Risoba † (26 Sep 1633 - 19 Dec 1649 )
  • Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P. † (10 Jan 1650 - 28 Aug 1656 )
  • Henri-Marie de Laval de Bois-Dauphin † (30 Mar 1651 - 1 Jul 1661)
  • Juan Aparicio Navarro † (22 Nov 1680 - 6 Nov 1696 Died)
  • Manuel Pérez Araciel y Rada † ( 1704 - 13 Jun 1714 )
  • José Ulzurrun de Asanza y Civera † (17 Sep 1714 - 17 Apr 1718 )
  • Martín Zalayeta Lizarza † (27 May 1720 - 11 Sep 1728 )
  • Juan Fernández Zapata † (3 Aug 1729 - 12 Oct 1729 )
  • Francisco de la Torre Herrera † (24 Jul 1730 - 1 Feb 1735 Died)
  • Alfonso Fernández Pantoja † ( 1753 - 6 Nov 1761 Died)
  • Pascual de los Herreros † (23 Apr 1762 - 30 Mar 1770 Died)
  • Baltasar Yusta Navarro † (10 Sep 1770 - 17 Feb 1777 )
  • Cayetano Antonio Cuadrillero Mota † (15 Dec 1777 - 3 Apr 1800 )
  • Pedro Luis Blanco † (11 Aug 1800 - 22 Nov 1811 )
  • Ignacio Ramón Roda † (25 Sep 1814 - 4 Jan 1823 )
  • Joaquín Abarca Blanque † (27 Jun 1824 - 21 Jun 1844 )
  • Joaquín Barbarejo Villar † (17 Jan 1848 - 26 Feb 1863 )
  • Calixto Castrillo Ornedo † (1 Oct 1863 - 17 Sep 1869 )
  • Saturnino Fernandez de Castro y de la Cotera † (5 Jul 1875 - 15 Mar 1883 )
  • Francisco Gómez-Salazar y Lucio-Villegas † (10 Jun 1886 - 10 Oct 1904 )
  • Juan Manuel Sanz y Saravia † (27 Mar 1905 - 29 Apr 1909 )
  • Ramón Guillamet y Coma † (29 Apr 1909 - 18 Jul 1913 )
  • José Alvarez y Miranda † (18 Jul 1913 - 4 Mar 1937 )
  • Carmelo Ballester y Nieto, C.M. † (12 Feb 1938 - 10 Jun 1943 )
  • Luis Almarcha Hernández (10 Jul 1944 - 4 Apr 1970 )
  • Luis María de Larrea y Legarreta (9 Jul 1971 - 16 Feb 1979 )
  • Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F. (22 Aug 1979 - 28 Jul 1983 )
  • Juan Angel Belda Dardiñá (28 Jul 1983 - 9 Feb 1987 )
  • Antonio Vilaplana Molina (9 Feb 1987 - 19 Mar 2002 )
  • Julián López Martín (19 Mar 2002 - )

See also[edit]

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