Roman Catholic Diocese of Majorca

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Diocese of Majorca
Dioecesis Maioricensis
Diócesis de Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca, Kathedrale La Seu -- 2009 -- 5.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Valencia
Metropolitan Valencia
Statistics
Area 3,604 km2 (1,392 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
753,584
594,860 (78.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Mary in Palma Majorca
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Javier Salinas Viñals
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos Osoro Sierra
Map
The Diocese of Mallorca in blue.
The Diocese of Mallorca in blue.
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Majorca (Latin: Maioricen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Palma, Majorca in the Ecclesiastical province of Valencia in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 450: Established as Diocese of Majorca
  • 1237: Restored as Diocese of Majorca from Diocese of Barcelona

Special churches[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Diego Ribera de Toledo † (22 Dec 1507 - 29 Oct 1511 )
  • Rodrigo Sánchez Mercado † (29 Oct 1511 - 12 Jan 1530 )
  • Juan Bautista Campeggio † (30 May 1539 - 4 Nov 1558 )
  • Diego Arnedo † (19 Sep 1561 - 17 Oct 1572 )
  • Juan Vich Manrique de Lara † (31 Jul 1573 - 10 May 1604 )
  • Alfonso Laso Sedeño † (1 Dec 1604 - 21 Aug 1607 )
  • Simón Bauzá, O.P. † (7 Jan 1608 - 5 Dec 1625
  • Baltasar Borja † (15 Sep 1625 - 11 Jul 1630 )
  • Juan de Santander, O.F.M. † (10 Feb 1631 - 24 Jan 1644 )
  • Tomás Rocamora, O.P. † (14 Nov 1644 - 15 Nov 1653 )
  • Francisco Antonio de la Portilla, O.F.M. † ( 1702 - 7 Jun 1711 )
  • Atanasio Esterriga Trajanáuregui † (23 Jul 1712 - 5 Jul 1721 )
  • Juan Fernández Zapata † (1 Jun 1722 - 3 Aug 1729 )
  • Benito Panelles Escardó, O.S.B. † (24 Jul 1730 - 26 Nov 1743 )
  • José Cepeda † (13 Jul 1744 - 17 Jan 1750 Died)
  • Lorenzo Despuig Cotoner † (24 Apr 1750 - 18 Jul 1763 )
  • Francisco Garrido de la Vega † (18 Jul 1763 - 30 Mar 1772 )
  • Juan Díaz de La Guerra † (22 Jun 1772 - 23 Jun 1777 )
  • Pedro Rubio-Benedicto Herrero † (30 Mar 1778 - 21 Feb 1794 )
  • Bernardo Nadal Crespí † (12 Sep 1794 - 12 Dec 1818 )
  • Pedro González Vallejo † (6 Aug 1819 - 25 Jun 1825 )
  • Antonio Pérez Hirias † (27 Jun 1825 - 18 Dec 1842 )
  • Rafael Manso † (17 Dec 1847 - 17 Feb 1851 )
  • Miguel Salvá Munar † (5 Sep 1851 - 5 Nov 1873 )
  • Mateo Jaume Garau † (17 Sep 1875 - 19 Feb 1886 )
  • Jacinto María Cervera y Cervera † (10 Jun 1886 - 14 Nov 1897 )
  • Pedro Juan Campins y Barceló † (21 Apr 1898 - 23 Feb 1915 )
  • Rigoberto Domenech y Valls † (5 May 1916 - 16 Dec 1924)
  • Gabriel Llompart y Jaume Santandreu † (30 Apr 1925 - 9 Dec 1928 )
  • Juan Hervás y Benet † (22 Dec 1947 - 14 Mar 1955 )
  • Jesús Enciso Viana † (30 May 1955 - 21 Sep 1964 )
  • Rafael Alvarez Lara † (10 Mar 1965 - 13 Apr 1973 )
  • Teodoro Ubeda Gramage † (13 Apr 1973 - 18 May 2003 )
  • Jesús Murgui Soriano (27 Dec 2003 - 27 July 2012)
  • Javier Salinas Viñals (16 Nov 2012–present); formerly, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tortosa[1]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 39°34′02″N 2°38′55″E / 39.56722°N 2.64861°E / 39.56722; 2.64861