Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Monterrey

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Archdiocese of Monterrey
Archidioecesis Monterreyensis
Arquidiócesis de Monterrey
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Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de Monterrey
Location
Country Mexico
Statistics
Area 17,866 km2 (6,898 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2008)
6,809,345
5,146,211 (75.5%)
Information
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Catedral Metropolitana de
Nuestra Señora de Monterrey
(Metropolitan Cathedral of
Our Lady of Monterrey
)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rogelio Cabrera López
Auxiliary Bishops

Jorge Alberto Cavazos Arizpe

Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes

Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola
Emeritus Bishops José Lizares Estrada

The Archdiocese of Monterrey (Latin: Archidioecesis Monterreyensis) is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese located in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.

The Archdiocese of Monterrey is a Metropolitan Archdiocese; its suffragans dioceses include the dioceses of Ciudad Victoria, Linares, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Piedras Negras, Saltillo and Tampico.[1]

History[edit]

The Diocese of Monterrey was erected by Papal Bull "Relata Semper" by Pope Pius VI on December 15, 1777. The diocese's territory was taken from the Dioceses of Mexico, Michoacan and, mainly, Guadalajara. It encompassed the modern states of Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Tamaulipas and Texas. It was first called the Diocese of Linares, then Linares-Monterrey and finally, on June 9, 1922, Monterrey.

Ordinaries[edit]

  1. Juan Antonio de Jesús Sacedón Sánchez, O.F.M. † (1778 - 1779)
  2. Rafael José Verger y Suau, O.F.M. † (1782 - 1790)
  3. Andrés Ambrosio de Llanos y Valdés, O.F.M. † (1791 - 1799)
  4. Primo Feliciano Marín y Porras, O.F.M. † (1801 - 1815)
  5. José Ignacio de Arancibia y Hormaguei, O.F.M. † (1817 - 1821)
  6. José María de Jesús Belaunzarán y Ureña, O.F.M.Ref. † (1831 - 1838)
  7. Salvador de Apodaca y Loreto † (1842 - 1844)
  8. Jose Ignacio Sánchez Navarro † (1851 - 1852)
  9. Francisco de Paula Verea y González † (1853 - 1879) named the bishop of Tlaxcala
  10. José María Ignacio Montes de Oca y Obregón † (1879 - 1884) named the bishop of San Luis Potosí
  11. Blasius Enciso, O.S.A. † (1884 - 1885)
  12. Jacinto López y Romo † (1886 - 1899) named the archbishop of Guadalajara
  13. Santiago de los Santos Garza Zambrano † (1900–1907)
  14. Leopoldo Ruiz y Flóres † (1907–1911) named the archbishop of Michoacán
  15. Francisco Plancarte y Navarrette † (1912–1920)
  16. José Juan de Jesús Herrera y Piña † (1921–1927)
  17. José Guadalupe Ortíz y López † (1929–1940)
  18. Guillermo Tritschler y Córdoba † (1941–1952)
  19. Alfonso Espino y Silva † (1952–1976)
  20. José de Jesús Tirado Pedraza † (1976–1983)
  21. Adolfo Suárez Rivera † (1983–2003)
  22. Francisco Robles Ortega (2003–2011) named the archbishop of Guadalajara
  23. Rogelio Cabrera López (2012 - )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Monterrey". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 

External links[edit]

  • Archdiocese of Monterrey Website [1]