Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia

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Diocese of Palencia
Dioecesis Palentinus
Diócesis de Palencia
Exterior Catedral Palencia1.JPG
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Burgos
Metropolitan Burgos
Statistics
Area 8,028 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
177,128
174,471 (98.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 3rd Century
Cathedral Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Palencia
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Esteban Escudero Torres
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Gil Hellín
Map
Diocesisdepalencia.png
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia (Latin: Palentin(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Palencia in the Ecclesiastical province of Burgos, Spain.

History[edit]

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia was established during the 3rd century B.C.E.

Leadership[edit]

  • c. 653: Bishop Ascaric
  • Raymond II (1148–83)
  • Diego Deza, O.P. † ( 1500 - 1504)
  • Juan Fernández Velasco † (22 Jul 1514 - 1520 )
  • Pedro Ruiz de la Mota, O.S.B. † (4 Jul 1520 - 1522 )
  • Pedro Gómez Sarmiento de Villandrando (3 Jul 1525 - 8 Jun 1534 )
  • Francisco Mendoza † (18 Jan 1534 - 29 Mar 1536 )
  • Luis Cabeza de Vaca † (14 Apr 1537 - 22 Nov 1550 )
  • Pedro de la Gasca † (6 Apr 1551 - 2 Jun 1561 )
  • Cristóbal Fernández Valtodano † (2 Jun 1561 - 20 Feb 1570 )
  • Juan Ramírez Zapata de Cárdenas † (18 Feb 1570 - 1577 )
  • Alvaro Hurtado de Mendoza y Sarmiento † (11 Sep 1577 - 19 Apr 1586 )
  • Fernando Miguel de Prado † (17 Aug 1587 - 5 May 1594 )
  • Martín Aspi Sierra † (28 May 1597 - 1607 Died)
  • Felipe Tarsis de Acuña † (11 Feb 1608 - 24 Feb 1616 )
  • José González Díez, O.P. † (29 Feb 1616 - 28 Jul 1625 )
  • Miguel Ayala † (18 Aug 1625 - 5 May 1628 )
  • Fernando Andrade Sotomayor † (29 May 1628 - 10 Nov 1631 )
  • Cristóbal Guzmán Santoyo † (6 Jun 1633 - 17 Nov 1656 )
  • Francisco Guerra, O.F.M. † (3 Apr 1656 - 1658 )
  • Esteban Bellido Guevara † (21 May 1714 - 1 Jan 1717 )
  • Francisco Ochoa Mendarozqueta y Arzamendi (12 Jul 1717 - 25 Dec 1732 )
  • Bartolomé San Martín Orive † (2 Dec 1733 - 1740 )
  • José Morales Blanco † (3 Jul 1741 - 29 May 1745 )
  • José Ignacio Rodríguez Cornejo † (15 Dec 1745 - 13 Feb 1750 )
  • Andrés Bustamante † (16 Mar 1750 - 4 Nov 1764 )
  • José Cayetano Loazes Somoza † (5 Jun 1765 - 17 Oct 1769 )
  • Juan Manuel Argüelles † (12 Mar 1770 - 26 Jun 1779 )
  • José Luis Mollinedo † (18 Sep 1780 - 6 Nov 1800 )
  • Buenaventura Moyano Rodríguez † (23 Feb 1801 - 7 Sep 1802 )
  • Francisco Javier Almonacid † (16 May 1803 - 13 Sep 1821 )
  • Narciso Coll y Prat † (25 Feb 1822 - 30 Dec 1822 )
  • Juan Francisco Martínez Castrillón † (27 Aug 1824 - 1828 )
  • José Asensio Ocón y Toledo † (25 Aug 1828 - 26 Nov 1831 )
  • Carlos Laborda Clau † (26 Nov 1831 - 11 Feb 1853 Died)
  • Jerónimo Fernández Andrés † (22 Dec 1853 - 23 Mar 1865 Died)
  • Juan Lozano Torreira † (8 Jan 1866 - 4 Jul 1891 Died)
  • Enrique Almaraz y Santos (18 Jan 1893 - 18 Apr 1907)
  • Valentín García y Barros † (18 Apr 1907 - 10 Dec 1914 )
  • Ramón Barberá y Boada (28 May 1914 - 11 Sep 1924 )
  • Agustín Parrado y García † (20 May 1925 - 4 Apr 1934 )
  • Bl. Manuel González y García † (5 Aug 1935 - 4 Jan 1940 Died)
  • Francisco Javer Lauzurica y Torralba † (10 Jun 1943 - 8 Apr 1949 )
  • José Souto Vizoso † (11 Jul 1949 - 31 Mar 1970 )
  • Anastasio Granados García † (31 Mar 1970 - 13 Feb 1978 )
  • Nicolás Antonio Castellanos Franco, O.S.A. (27 Jul 1978 - 4 Sep 1991 )
  • Ricardo Blázquez Pérez (26 May 1992 - 8 Sep 1995 )
  • Rafael Palmero Ramos (9 Jan 1996 - 26 Nov 2005 )
  • José Ignacio Munilla Aguirre (24 Jun 2006 - 21 Nov 2009)
  • Esteban Escudero Torres (9 July 2010 - incumbent)

See also[edit]

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