Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaén

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Diocese of Jaén
Dioecesis Giennensis
Diócesis de Jaén
Jaén Cathedral.png
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 13,497 km2 (5,211 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
660,284
655,000 (99.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7th Century
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Jaén
Patron saint Our Lady of Cabeza
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ramón del Hoyo López
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaén (Latin: Giennen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Jaén in the ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 7th century: Established as Diocese of Jaén

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Jaén (Roman rite)
    • Peter Pascual (1296 - 1299)
    • Diego de Deza, O.P. (1498 - 1500)
    • Esteban Gabriel Merino (12 Jun 1523 - 28 Jul 1535)
    • Francisco Mendoza (14 Jun 1538 - 1543)
    • Pedro Pacheco Ladrón de Guevara (9 Jan 1545 - 30 Apr 1554 )
    • Diego Tavera Ponce de Léon (17 Jul 1555 - 28 Apr 1560 )
    • Diego de los Cobos Molina (4 Sep 1560 - 8 Sep 1565 )
    • Francisco Delgado López (26 Apr 1566 - 2 Oct 1576 )
    • Diego Deza Tello (11 Sep 1577 - 13 Sep 1579 )
    • Francisco Sarmiento Mendoza (27 May 1580 - 9 Jun 1595 )
    • Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas (18 Mar 1596 - 19 Apr 1599)
    • Sancho Dávila Toledo (10 Jan 1600 - 20 Jul 1615 )
    • Francisco Martínez de Cenicero (3 Aug 1615 - 1619 )
    • Francisco Martínez Cenicero (13 Aug 1615 - 28 Nov 1617 )
    • Baltasar Moscoso y Sandoval (29 Apr 1619 - 28 May 1646 )
    • Juan Queipo de Llano Flores (8 Feb 1647 - 1 Nov 1647 )
    • Fernando Andrade Castro (6 Jul 1648 - 21 Feb 1664 )
    • Benito Omañana ( 1708 - 19 Mar 1712 )
    • Rodrigo Marín Rubio (28 May 1714 - 10 Feb 1732 )
    • Manuel Isidro Orozco Manrique de Lara (21 Jul 1732 - 5 May 1738)
    • Andrés Cabrejas Molina (5 May 1738 - 4 Sep 1746 )
    • Juan Domingo Manzano Carvajal (4 May 1739 - 5 Sep 1750 )
    • Francisco Castillo Vintimilla (31 Jul 1747 - 15 Nov 1749 )
    • Benito Marín, O.S.B. (27 Apr 1750 - 10 Aug 1769 )
    • Antonio Gómez de la Torre y Jaraveitia (28 May 1770 - 23 Mar 1779 )
    • Agustín Rubín Cevallos (18 Sep 1780 - 8 Feb 1793 )
    • Pedro Rubio-Benedicto Herrero (21 Feb 1794 - 27 May 1795 )
    • Diego Melo Portugal, O.S.A. (18 Dec 1795 - 22 Jan 1816 )
    • Andrés Esteban Gómez (22 Jul 1816 - 17 Jun 1831 )
    • Diego Martínez Carlón y Teruel (24 Oct 1831 - 28 Aug 1836 )
    • José Escolano Fenoy (17 Dec 1847 - 21 Jul 1854 )
    • Tomás Roda Rodríguez (20 Dec 1857 - 11 Mar 1858 )
    • Andrés Rosales Muñoz (25 Jun 1858 - 27 Jul 1864)
    • Antolín Monescillo y Viso (27 Mar 1865 - 22 Jun 1878 )
    • Manuel María León González y Sánchez (22 Jun 1877 - 20 Oct 1896)
    • Victoriano Guisasola y Menéndez (19 Apr 1897 - 16 Dec 1901 )
    • Salvador Castellote y Pinazo (26 Dec 1901 - 6 Dec 1906)
    • Juan José Laguarda y Fenollera (6 Dec 1906 - 29 Apr 1909 )
    • Juan Manuel Sanz y Saravia (29 Apr 1909 - 19 Jun 1919 )
    • Manuel Basulto y Jiménez (18 Dec 1919 - 12 Aug 1936 )
    • Rafael García y García de Castro † (29 Dec 1942 - 9 May 1953 )
    • Felix Romero Menjibar † (16 Jan 1954 - 2 Jul 1970 )
    • Miguel Peinado Peinado † (30 Apr 1971 - 31 May 1988 )
    • Santiago García Aracil (31 May 1988 - 9 Jul 2004)
    • Ramón del Hoyo López (19 May 2005 - )

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