Roman Catholic Diocese of Lugo

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Diocese of Lugo
Dioecesis Lucensis in Hispania
Diócesis de Lugo
Fachada da Catedral de Lugo.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Santiago de Compostela
Metropolitan Santiago de Compostela
Statistics
Area 7,780 km2 (3,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
296,961
296,389 (99.8%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 2nd Century
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel in Lugo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Alfonso Carrasco Rouco
Metropolitan Archbishop Julián Barrio Barrio
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Lugo is one of the five Roman Catholic sees within Galicia, in north-western Spain. The bishop has cathedra in the Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel) in Lugo; his jurisdiction covers 1,138 parishes in three provinces:

Bishops of Lugo[edit]

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  • Diego Ramírez de Guzmán † (7 Feb 1500 26 Jun 1500 )
  • Pedro Ribera (26 Jun 1500 - 1530 )
  • Martín Tristán Calvete (8 Jun 1534 - 30 May 1539)
  • Juan Suárez Carvajal (9 Sep 1539 - 10 Mar 1561)
  • Francisco Delgado López (13 Jun 1561 - 26 Apr 1566)
  • Fernando Vellosillo Barrio (13 Jan 1567 - 18 Feb 1587
  • Juan Ruiz de Villarán (22 Jun 1587 - 18 Mar 1591)
  • Lorenzo Asensio Otaduy Avendaño (4 Nov 1591 - 1 Feb 1599)
  • Pedro Castro Nero (17 Feb 1599 - 13 Aug 1603)
  • Juan García Valdemora (27 Aug 1603 - 16 Jul 1612)
  • Alfonso López Gallo (17 Sep 1612 - 29 May 1624)
  • Diego Vela Becerril (29 Jul 1624 - 2 Aug 1632)
  • Diego Castejón Fonseca (9 Jan 1634 - 1 May 1636)
  • Juan Vélez de Valdivielso (9 Jun 1636 - 25 Feb 1641)
  • Pedro Rosales Encio (12 Aug 1641 - 31 Mar 1642)
  • Juan (de la Serna) Sánchez Alonso de Guevara (13 Jul 1643 - 12 Jan 1646)
  • Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P. (16 Jul 1646 - 10 Jan 1650)
  • Juan Asensio Barrios, O. de M. † (9 Sep 1669 - 1 Jul 1673)
  • Juan Aparicio Navarro (27 Nov 1673 - 22 Nov 1680)
  • Antonio Medina Cachon y Ponce de Leon (9 Dec 1680 - 5 Feb 1685)
  • Miguel de Fuentes y Altossano † (9 Apr 1685 - 26 May 1699)
  • Lucas Bustos de la Torre (30 Mar 1700 - 30 Jul 1710)
  • Andrés Capero Agramunt, O. Carm. (11 Dec 1713 - 10 Mar 1719)
  • Manuel Santa Maria Salazar (4 Mar 1720 - 2 Sep 1734 )
  • Cayetano Gil Taboada (26 Sep 1735 - 23 Aug 1745)
  • Juan Bautista Ferrer y Castro (23 Aug 1745 - 12 Apr 1748 )
  • Francisco Izquierdo y Tavira, O.P. (16 Sep 1748 - 6 Jan 1762)
  • Juan Sáenz de Bururaga (14 Jun 1762 - 25 Jun 1768)
  • Francisco Armañá Font, O.S.A. (20 Jun 1768 - 14 Feb 1785)
  • Antonio Paramo Somoza (10 Dec 1785 - 8 Mar 1786)
  • Felipe Pelaez Caunedo (18 Dec 1786 - 9 Jul 1811)
  • José Antonio Azpeitia de y Sáenz de Santamaria (25 Sep 1814 - 19 Dec 1824)
  • Hipólito Antonio Sánchez Rangel de Fayas, O.F.M. (26 Dec 1824 - 30 Apr 1839)
  • Santiago Rodríguez Gil, O.P. (18 Dec 1847 - 7 Apr 1857 )
  • José Ríos de los Lamadrid (1 Oct 1857 - 8 Mar 1884)
  • Gregorio María Aguirre y García, O.F.M. (27 Mar 1885 - 21 May 1894)
  • Benito Murúa y López (21 May 1894 - 29 Apr 1909)
  • Manuel Basulto y Jiménez (3 Sep 1909 - 18 Dec 1919)
  • Plácido Ángel Rey de Lemos, O.F.M. (18 Dec 1919 - 30 Jul 1927 )
  • Rafael Balanzá y Navarro (2 Mar 1928 - 29 Sep 1960)
  • Antonio Oña de Echave (24 May 1961 - 25 Jul 1979)
  • José Higinio Gómez González, O.F.M. (23 Apr 1980 - 30 Nov 2007)
  • Alfonso Carrasco Rouco (30 Nov 2007 - )

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