Roman Catholic Diocese of Osma-Soria

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Diocese of Osma-Soria
Dioecesis Oxomensis-Sorianus
Diócesis de Osma-Soria
Catedral del Burgo de Osma (Soria), Castilla, España.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Burgos
Metropolitan Burgos
Statistics
Area 10,328 km2 (3,988 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
95,700
76,900 (80.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Burgo de Osma
Co-cathedral Co-Cathedral of St Peter in Soria
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Abilio Martínez Varea
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Gil Hellín
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Osma-Soria (Latin: Oxomen(sis)–Sorian(us)) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Burgos, Soria Province, in the Castilla y Leon region of northern Spain.[1][2]

Its cathedral episcopal see is Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, in El Burgo de Osma. It also has a co-cathedral, Concatedral de San Pedro, dedicated to St. Peter, in Soria, and a minor basilica: Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Miagros Miagros, in Ágreda, Soria, Castile and León, Spain.

History[edit]

  • Established circa 600 as Diocese of Osma / Oxomen(sis) (Latin)
  • Lost territory in 1077 to the Diocese of Nájera
  • Renamed on 9 March 1959 as Diocese of Osma–Soria, as Soria gets a co-cathedral

Statistics[edit]

Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción and city walls

As per 2014, it pastorally served 80,000 Catholics (85.8% of 93,291 total) on 10,287 km² in 542 parishes and 19 missions with 128 priests (103 diocesan, 25 religious), 212 lay religious (38 brothers, 174 sisters) and 1 seminarian.

Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

(all Latin Rite)

very incomplete : lacking first centuries
Suffragan Bishops of Osma
  • Pedro de Bourges, Benedictine Order (O.S.B.) (1101 – death 1109.08.02)
  • Raimundo (1109 – 1124), next Metropolitan Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) (1124 – death 1152)
  • Beltrán (1126 – death 1140.10.01)
  • Esteban (1141 – death 1147.09.01)
  • Juan (1148 – death 1174.04.28)
  • Bernardo (1174 – 1176)
  • Miguel, O.S.B. (1177 – 1184)
  • García (1185 – 1186)
  • Martín Bazán (1188 – death 1201.07.27)
  • Diego de Acebes (1201 – 1207.12.30)
  • Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada, Cistercian Order (O. Cist.) (1208 - 1208 ? 27 Feb 1209)
  • Menendo (1210 – 1225)
  • Pedro Ramírez de Piedrola (1225 – 1230), next Bishop of Pamplona (Spain) (1231 – death 1238.10.05)
  • Juan (1231 – 1240.05.29), next Bishop of Burgos (Spain) (1240.05.29 – 1246)
  • Pedro de Peñafiel (1241 – death 1246.04.12)
  • Gil(les) (27 March 1247 - death 4 August 1261)
  • Agustin Pérez (18 Oct 1261 - death 12 April 1286)
  • Juan Alvarez (bishop) (4 May 1286 - death 20 Oct 1296)
  • Juan Pérez de Ascaron (1296 – death 1329)
  • Bernabé (1329.10.20 – death 1351), previously Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1324.07.27 – 1329.10.20)
  • Gonzalo (1351 – 1354)
  • Alfonso Fernando de Toledo y Vargas, Augustinians (O.E.S.A.) (1354.10.25 – 1363.10.13), later Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Andalusia, southern Spain) (1363.10.13 – 1366); previously Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1353.02.13 – 1354.10.25)
  • Lorenzo Pérez (1362.12.13 – death 1367)
  • Pedro Gomez Barroso (19 July 1368 - 4 March 1373), next Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1373 – 1378)
  • Juan García Palomeque (4 March 1373 - death 1374), previously Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1354.10.25 – 1373.03.04)
  • Juan de Villareal (1374 – death 1379.02.22)
  • Pedro Fernández de Frías (21 March 1379 - resigned? 1404), also/next Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Prassede (1396? – 1412.09.23▼), Archpriest of Papal Basilica of St. Peter (1412 – 1420.09.19▼), promoted Pseudocardinal-Bishop of Suburbicarian Diocese of Sabina (1412.09.23 – death 1420.09.19▼) but also Pseudocardinal-Priest of above S. Prassede in commendum (1412.09.23 – 1419.06.26?▼) and next Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia in commendum (1419.06.26 – 1420.09.19▼)
  • Apostolic Administrator Alfonso Carrillo de Albornoz (28 Nov 1408 - death 14 March 1434), while Pseudocardinal-Deacon of S. Eustachio (1408.09.22 – 1418.08.01▼); later (canoncial) Apostolic Administrator of Sigüenza (Spain) (1422 – ?), promoted Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati (1423.01 – death 1434.03.14), Archpriest of Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran (1428 – 1434.03.14)
  • Juan de Cerezuela y Luna (1422 – 1433), next Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1433 – 1434), Metropolitan Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) (1434 – 1442)
  • Pedro de Castilla de Eril (22 April 1433 - 6 April 1440), next Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1440.04 – 1461.04.28)
  • Roberto Moya (1440 – death 1453.11.13)
  • Pedro García de Montoya (Huete) (9 Jan 1454 - death 18 Feb 1475)
  • Francisco de Santillana (1475.05.04 – 1482.03.06), next Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1482.03.06 – 1482 not possessed)
BIOs TO ELABORATE
Suffragan Bishops of Osma-Soria=

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Osma-Soria" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Osma-Soria" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 16 March, 2017
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Alfonso de Fonseca" retrieved January 23, 2016
  4. ^ "Archbishop Alonso Velázquez" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 268.  (in Latin)
  6. ^ "Archbishop Martín Carrillo Alderete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 17, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Antonio Valdés Herrera" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 17, 2016

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