Diocese of Maastricht
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The Diocese of Maastricht (Latin Traiectum ad Mosam) was a Roman Catholic jurisdiction in parts of present Netherlands (including the see Maastricht) and Belgium, which has been nominally revived as a Latin titular bishopric.
Established in 530 as Diocese of Maastricht on the territory of the suppressed Diocese of Tongeren and Maastricht (thus renamed to acknowledge Maastricht as it secundary see circa 380).
Various terms of office are disputed, some bishops may be legendary
- Falco (c.498-c.512)
- Domitian of Huy (?-560)
- Saint Monulphus (549-588 or 558 – 597), probably moved the see to Maastricht
- Saint Gondulphus of Maastricht (589-614?)
- Saint Eberigisil (Ebregise) ? (614-627)
- Saint Bishop Perpete (? – ?)
- Saint John I Agnus (627-647)
- Saint Amand (647-650)
- Saint Remaclus (652-662)
- Saint Theodard (662-669 or 669 – 670)
- Saint Lambert (669-705 or later), patron saint of the diocese
- Saint Hubert (705 or before - 727), patron saint of hunters and of the city
In 1971 the diocese was nominally restored as a Latin Titular see of Episcopal rank.
It is vacant, having had the following incumbents :
- Petrus Joannes Antonius Moors (1970.12.29 – death 1980.09.16), emeritate as former Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1959.01.26 – retired 1970.12.29)
- Joannes Baptist Matthijs Gijsen (1993.04.03 – 1996.05.24), as former Bishop of above Roermond (1972.01.20 – resigned 1993.01.23); however later Bishop of Reykjavík (Iceland) (1996.05.24 – retired 2007.10.30); died 2013
- Marcos Aurelio Pérez Caicedo (2006.06.10 – 2012.02.10) as Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador) (2006.06.10 – 2012.02.10); later Bishop of Babahoyo (Ecuador) (2012.02.10 – 2016.06.20), also Apostolic Administrator of Guaranda (Ecuador) (2014 – 2014.06.24), Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Ecuador (2014.05.08 – ...), later Metropolitan Archbishop of Cuenca (Ecuador) (2016.06.20 – ...)
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