Roman Catholic Diocese of Jerez de la Frontera

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Diocese of Jerez de la Frontera
Dioecesis Assidonensis-Ierezensis
Diócesis de Jerez de la Frontera
Catedral de Jerez.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Seville
Metropolitan Seville
Statistics
Area 3,928 km2 (1,517 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
507,331
449,914 (88.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 3 March 1980
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lord Saviour in Jerez de la Frontera
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Mazuelos Pérez
Metropolitan Archbishop Juan Asenjo Pelegrina
Website
Website of the Diocese
The Bishopric of the Diocese. Palace of Bertemati
Fachada Cartuja de Jerez
Fachada Iglesia Cartuja de Jerez

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jerez de la Frontera is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church. Its name derives from the localities of Medina-Sidonia and Jerez de la Frontera. This bishopric was erected the 3 of March 1980 by means of a Papal Bull, with the name of Asidonense-Jerezano, in memory of the old Asidonense Bishopric and because its present seat is in Jerez de la Frontera. The main temple of this diocese the Colegiata of San Salvador, today Jerez's Cathedral. The Bishopric of the Diocese is in Palace of Bertemati, in the Seat of the Stream. Asidonia-Jerez Seminary was founded on 1985.

Juan Grande Roman has like santo pattern from the diocese and like patron to the Immaculate Conception.

It includes Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, El Puerto de Santa María, Chipiona, Rota, Trebujena, Arcos de la Frontera, Algar, Bornos, Espera, Villamartín, Prado del Rey, El Bosque, Ubrique, Puerto Serrano, Algodonales, Zahara de la Sierra, Benaocaz, Villaluenga del Rosario, Grazalema, El Gastor, Olvera, Alcalá del Valle, Torre Alháquime and Setenil de las Bodegas.

Arciprestazgos[edit]

History[edit]

It is believed the present city of Medina-Sidonia was known in antiquity as Sidonia or Asidonia, a Phoenician colony whose name derives from the name of the city of its founders, Sidón. This bishopric was known as Asidonense.[citation needed]

Bishopric[edit]

Bishopric of the old Assidonia

  1. Maximus (497)
  2. Manuncio (516)
  3. Basiliano (593)
  4. Rufino (628)
  5. Pimenio (629-649)
  6. Suetonio (661)
  7. Paciano (672)
  8. Fulgencio, monje benedictino
  9. Theuderacio (Teoderacio) (681-688)
  10. Geroncio (690-693)
  11. Cesario (698)
  12. Exuperio, obispo mártir por los Musulmanes (713-714)
  13. Juan, monje (714)
  14. Miro (862)
  15. Pedro (s IX)
  16. Esteban (950)
  17. Anonymous (Go to Toledo 1145)
  18. Sede suppressed (h. 1146-1980)

Bishopric of the Asidonia-Jerez Diocese

Also Sees[edit]