Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres

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Diocese of Coria-Cáceres
Dioecesis Cauriensis-Castrorum Caeciliorum
Diócesis de Coria-Cáceres
Catedral de Coria.JPG
Coria Cathedral
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Mérida–Badajoz
Metropolitan Mérida–Badajoz
Statistics
Area 10,052 km2 (3,881 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
263,430
251,701 (95.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1143 (As Diocese of Coria)
9 April 1957 (As Diocese of Coria-Cáceres)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Coria
Co-cathedral Co-Cathedral of St. Mary in Cáceres
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Francisco Cerro Chaves
Metropolitan Archbishop Santiago García Aracil
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres (Latin: Caurien(sis) – Castrorum Caeciliorum) is a diocese located in the cities of Coria and Cáceres in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida–Badajoz in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 1143: Established as Diocese of Coria
  • April 9, 1957: Renamed as Diocese of Coria – Cáceres

Leadership[edit]

Concatedral de Santa María, Cáceres
(Co-Cathedral of St. Mary)
Bishops of Coria (Roman rite)
  • Jacinto (circa 589)
  • Elías (circa 610)
  • Bonifacio I (circa 633, 638)
  • Juan (circa 646, 653)
  • Donato (circa 666)
  • Atala (circa 681, 688)
  • Bonifacio II (circa 693)
  • Jacobo (circa 876, 899)
  • Diego I. (900–902)
  • Íñigo Navarro (1142–1152, named Bishop of Salamanca)
  • Suero I (1157–1168), first bishop to also hold Cáceres (1166)
  • Pedro I (1169–1177)
  • Arnaldo I (1181–1197)
  • Arnaldo II (1199–1211)
  • Giraldo (1212–1227)
  • Pedro II (1227–1232)
  • Sancho (1232–1252)
  • Pedro III (1253–1260)
  • Fernando I (1261–1271)
  • Gonzalo (1272–1277)
  • Suero II (1277–1280)
  • Simón (1281–1282)
  • Alonso I (1283–1316)
  • Pedro Méndez Sotomayor y Meirás (1317–1324)
  • Alonso II (1325–1335)
  • Juan I (1335–1343)
  • Alfonso (1344–1348)
  • Pedro (1348–1354)
  • Pedro de Peñaranda (1354–1360)
  • Rodrigo (1360–1365?)
  • Diego II (1365–1368?)
  • Gil (1368–1371)
  • Guillermo (1371–1379)
  • Fernando II (1379–1380?)
  • Alonso Maimón (1381?–1389)
  • Juan II (1399–1400)
  • Esteban de Crivelo (1400–1401)
  • Alonso III (1401–1403 Elect)
  • García de Castronuño (1403–1420?)
  • Martín (1420–1436)
  • Alfonso de Villegas (1436–1437)
  • Pedro López de Miranda (1438–1443)
  • Juan de Carvajal (11 Oct 1443 - 10 Aug 1446 )
  • Íñigo López de Mendoza y Zúñiga ( 1528 - 2 Mar 1529)
  • Guillermo Valdenese (2 May 1529 - 23 May 1530)
  • Francisco de los Angeles Quiñones, O.F.M. (5 Dec 1530 - 1532)
  • Francisco Mendoza Bobadilla (14 Feb 1533 - 27 Jun 1550)
  • Diego Enríquez de Almansa † (14 Jul 1550 - Oct 1565 )
  • Diego Deza Tello (26 Apr 1566 - 11 Sep 1577 )
  • Pedro Serrano Téllez (11 Sep 1577 - 22 Sep 1578 )
  • Pedro García Galarza (9 Jan 1579 - 6 May 1604 )
  • Pedro Carvajal Girón de Loaysa (21 Mar 1604 - 8 Sep 1621 )
  • Jerónimo Ruiz Camargo (23 May 1622 - 16 Feb 1632 )
  • Juan Roco Campofrío, O.S.B. (8 Mar 1632 - 16 Sep 1635 )
  • Antonio González Acevedo (5 Oct 1637 - 14 Mar 1642 )
  • Juan Queipo de Llano y Valdés (13 Jul 1643 - 17 Oct 1643 )
  • Pedro Urbina Montoya, O.F.M. (11 Sep 1644 - 28 Jun 1649 )
  • Juan de Porra y Atienza (24 Apr 1684 - 28 Jul 1704 )
  • Miguel Pérez Lara (9 Feb 1705 - 1710 )
  • Luis Salcedo Azcona (22 May 1713 - 1 Jul 1716 )
  • Sancho Antonio Belunza Corcuera (5 Oct 1716 - 15 Oct 1731 )
  • Miguel Vicente Cebrián Agustín (9 Jun 1732 - 24 Sep 1742 )
  • José Francisco Magdaleno (24 Sep 1742 - 17 Jan 1750 )
  • José Cepeda (19 Jan 1750 - )
  • Juan José García Alvaro (26 May 1750 - Jan 1784 Died)
  • Diego Martín Rodríguez, O.F.M. † (14 Feb 1785 - 4 May 1789 Died)
  • Juan Alvarez Castro (29 Mar 1790 - 29 Aug 1809 )
  • Blas Jacobo Beltrán (10 Jul 1815 - 28 Apr 1821 )
  • Joaquín López Sicilia (20 May 1824 - 9 Dec 1829 )
  • Ramón Montero (25 Jan 1830 - 4 Oct 1847 )
  • Manuel Anselmo Nafría (17 Dec 1847 - 28 Jan 1851 )
  • Antonio María Sánchez Cid y Carrascal (27 Sep 1852 - 15 Feb 1858 )
  • Juan Nepomuceno Garcia Gómez (25 Jun 1858 - 6 Oct 1864 )
  • Esteban Pérez Fernández (25 Sep 1865 - 22 Jun 1868 )
  • Pedro Núñez y Pernía, O.S.B. (24 Sep 1868 - 16 Mar 1884 )
  • Bl. Marcelo Spínola y Maestre (10 Nov 1884 - 10 Jun 1886 )
  • Luis Felipe Ortiz y Gutiérrez (10 Jun 1886 - 19 Jan 1893 )
  • Ramón Peris Mencheta (21 May 1894 - 6 Jan 1920 )
  • Pedro Segura y Sáenz (10 Jul 1920 - 20 Dec 1926 )
  • Dionisio Moreno y Barrio (2 Dec 1927 - 10 Dec 1934 )
  • Francisco Barbado y Viejo, O.P. (1 May 1935 - 10 Apr 1942 )
  • Francisco Cavero y Tormo (9 Dec 1944 - 10 Apr 1949 )
Bishops of Coria-Cáceres (Roman rite)
  • Manuel Llopis Ivorra (2 Feb 1950 - 16 Mar 1977 )
  • Jesús Domínguez Gómez (16 Mar 1977 - 26 Oct 1990 )
  • Ciriaco Benavente Mateos (17 Jan 1992 - 16 Oct 2006 )
  • Francisco Cerro Chaves (21 Jun 2007 - )

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]