Roman Catholic Diocese of Alcalá de Henares

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Diocese of Alcalá de Henares

Dioecesis Complutensis

Diócesis de Alcalá de Henares
Alcalá de Henares (RPS 09-12-2012) Catedral Magistral de los Santos Justo y Pastor.png
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceMadrid
MetropolitanMadrid
Statistics
Area2,586 km2 (998 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
807,248
686,161 (85%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established23 July 1991
CathedralCathedral of St Justus and St Pastor in Alcalá de Henares
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJuan Antonio Reig Pla
Metropolitan ArchbishopAntonio María Rouco Varela
Map
Diocesisdealcalá.PNG
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Alcalá de Henares (Latin: Compluten(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Alcalá de Henares in the Ecclesiastical province of Madrid in Spain.

History[edit]

On July 23, 1991, it was established as Diocese of Alcalá de Henares from the Archdiocese of Madrid.

Leadership[edit]

Bishops of Alcalá de Henares (Roman rite):

  1. Bishop Manuel Ureña Pastor (23 July 1991 – 1 July 1998)
  2. Bishop Jesús Esteban Catalá Ibáñez (27 April 1999 – 10 October 2008)
  3. Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla (7 March 2009 – present)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 40°28′50″N 3°22′09″W / 40.4806°N 3.3692°W / 40.4806; -3.3692