Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela

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Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela
Archidioecesis Compostellanus
Arquidiócesis de Santiago de Compostela
2010-Catedral de Santiago de Compostela-Galicia (Spain) 4.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Santiago de Compostela
Statistics
Area 8,545 km2 (3,299 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,301,147
1,192,508 (91.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 5 December 1095 (As Diocese of Santiago de Compostela)
27 February 1120 (As Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela)
Cathedral Cathedral basilica of St James the Apostle in Santiago de Compostela
Patron saint St James the Greater
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Julián Barrio Barrio
Suffragans Diocese of Lugo
Diocese of Mondoñedo-Ferrol
Diocese of Ourense
Diocese of Tui-Vigo
Auxiliary Bishops Jesús Fernández González
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela (Latin: Archidioecesis Compostellanus), established by Pope Calixtus II in 1120, is one of the five districts in which the Catholic Church divides Galicia in North-western Spain.[1][2]

The Archbishop of Santiago of Compostela has "cathedra" (i.e.: from Latin "seat") in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and his jurisdiction covers most of the parishes the central part of Galicia including the cities of A Coruña and Pontevedra.

List of diocesans[edit]

Bishops of Iria Flavia[edit]

Archbishops of Compostela[edit]

On 5 December 1095 Pope Urban II issued the bull Veterum sinodalia transferring the diocese of Iria to Compostela. In 1120 Pope Calixtus II raised Compostela to an archdiocese.

Archbishop Julián Barrio Barrio

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Signed the acts of the First Council of Braga and the Second Council of Braga.
  2. ^ Signed the acts of the Third Council of Toledo.
  3. ^ Signed the acts of the Fourth Council of Toledo.
  4. ^ Signed the acts of the Sixth Council of Toledo and the Seventh Council of Toledo.
  5. ^ Signed the acts of the Eighth Council of Toledo.
  6. ^ Signed the acts of the Third Council of Braga, the Twelfth Council of Toledo, the Thirteenth Council of Toledo and the Fifteenth Council of Toledo.
  7. ^ Was bishop during the reign of Bermudo I (788/9–791) and still alive in 818.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ a b "Archbishop Alonso de Fonseca y Acevedo" Catholic–Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ "Archbishop Alonso de Fonseca y Ulloa" Catholic–Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Pedro Manuel" Catholic–Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  6. ^ "Archbishop Cristóbal Fernández Valtodano" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Francisco Blanco Salcedo" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  8. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Liermo Hermosa" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  9. ^ "Archbishop Alonso Velázquez" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Sanclemente Torquemada" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Maximiliano de Austria" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Juan Beltrán Guevara y Figueroa" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  13. ^ "Archbishop Luis Fernández de Córdoba" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016
  14. ^ "Archbishop Juan Beltrán Guevara y Figueroa" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  15. ^ "Archdiocese of Burgos" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  16. ^ "Archbishop Fernando Andrade Sotomayor" Catholic–Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  17. ^ "Archbishop Antonio de Monroy, O.P." Catholic–Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  18. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Bernardino de Carmona" retrieved January 14, 2016

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