Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga

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Diocese of Málaga
Dioecesis Malacitanus
Diócesis de Málaga
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Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 7,283 km2 (2,812 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,443,353
1,371,185 (95.0%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 August 1486
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of the Virgin of Incarnation in Málaga
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonio Dorado Soto
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Emeritus Bishops Ramón Buxarrais Ventura Bishop Emeritus (1973-1991)
Antonio Dorado Soto Bishop Emeritus (1993-2008)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga (Latin: Malacitan(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Málaga in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 4 August 1486: Established as Diocese of Málaga

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica del Dulce Nombre de Jesús Nazareno del Paso y Maria Santísima de la Esperanza, Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía

Leadership[edit]

  • Bernardo Manrique, O.P. † (18 Feb 1541 - 25 Sep 1564 )
  • Francisco Blanco Salcedo † (13 Apr 1565 - 4 Jun 1574 )
  • Francisco Pacheco de Córdoba † (30 Aug 1574 - 14 Jan 1587 )
  • Luis García Haro de Sotomayor † (7 Aug 1587 - 14 Aug 1597 )
  • Diego Aponte Quiñones, O.S. † (31 Aug 1598 - 24 Apr 1599 )
  • Tomás de Borja y Castro † (19 Jan 1600 - 30 Apr 1603 )
  • Juan Alonso Moscoso † (9 May 1603 - 21 Aug 1614
  • Luis Fernández de Córdoba † (9 Feb 1615 - 26 Oct 1622)
  • Francisco Hurtado de Mendoza y Ribera † (14 Nov 1622 - 27 Jan 1627 )
  • Gabriel Trejo y Paniagua † (28 Apr 1627 - 12 Feb 1630 )
  • Antonio Henriquez Porres, O.F.M. † (5 Sep 1633 - 20 Feb 1648 )
  • Alfonso de la Cueva-Benavides y Mendoza-Carrillo † (27 Jul 1648 - 10 Aug 1655 )
  • Diego Martínez Zarzosa † (31 Jan 1656 - 24 Jun 1658 )
  • Alonso Henríquez de Santo Tomás † ( 1664 - 1691 )
  • Francisco de San José, O.F.M. † ( 1704 - 2 Feb 1713 )
  • Manuel de Santo Tomás Mendoza, O.P. † (11 Dec 1713 - 19 Aug 1717 )
  • Giulio Alberoni † (6 Dec 1717 - 19 Nov 1725 )
  • Diego González Toro y Villalobos † (19 Nov 1725 - 5 May 1734 )
  • Gaspar de Molina y Oviedo, O.S.A. † (5 May 1734 - 30 Aug 1744 )
  • Juan Eulate Santacruz † (25 Jan 1745 - 16 Sep 1755 )
  • José Francis Laso de Castilla † (24 May 1755 - 19 Sep 1774 )
  • Juan Molina Lario y Navarro † (29 Jun 1776 - 5 Jun 1783 )
  • Manuel Ferrer y Figueredo † (14 Feb 1785 - 21 Jul 1799 )
  • José Vicente Lamadrid † (11 Aug 1800 - 9 Mar 1809 )
  • Ildefonso Cañedo Vigil † (25 Sep 1814 - 1 Mar 1825 )
  • Manuel Martínez Ferro, O. de M. † (28 Jan 1825 - 3 Jun 1827 )
  • Juan Francisco Martínez Castrillón † (28 Apr 1828 - )
  • Juan Nepomuceno Gómez Durán † (11 Apr 1829 - 30 Sep 1830 )
  • Juan José Bonel y Orbe † (27 Nov 1830 - 29 Jun 1833 )
  • José Gómez Navas, T.O.R. † ( 1833 - 26 Dec 1835 )
  • Salvador José Reyes García de Lara † (17 Jan 1848 - 5 Sep 1851 )
  • Juan Nepomuceno Cascallana Ordóñez † (5 Sep 1851 - 26 Feb 1868 )
  • Esteban Pérez Fernández † (22 Jun 1868 - 8 Oct 1878 )
  • Zeferino González y Díaz Tuñón, O.P. † (16 Jun 1874 - 21 Jun 1875 )
  • Manuel Gómez-Salazar y Lucio-Villegas † (28 Feb 1879 - 10 Jun 1886 )
  • Bl. Marcelo Spinola y Maestre † (10 Jun 1886 - 2 Dec 1895 )
  • Juan Muñoz y Herrera † (2 Dec 1895 - 26 Dec 1919 )
  • Bl. Manuel González y García † (22 Apr 1920 - 5 Aug 1935 )
  • Balbino Santos y Olivera † (5 Aug 1935 - 24 Nov 1946 )
  • Ángel Herrera Oria † (24 Apr 1947 - 19 Aug 1966 )
  • Emilio Benavent Escuín † (7 Apr 1967 - 26 Aug 1968 )
  • Angel Suquía Goicoechea † (28 Nov 1969 - 13 Apr 1973 )
  • Ramón Buxarrais Ventura (13 Apr 1973 - 11 Sep 1991 )
  • Antonio Dorado Soto (26 Mar 1993 - 10 Oct 2008 )
  • Jesús Esteban Catalá Ibáñez (10 Oct 2008 - )

See also[edit]

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