Roman Catholic Diocese of Lugo

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Diocese of Lugo
Dioecesis Lucensis in Hispania
Diócesis de Lugo
Fachada da Catedral de Lugo.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Santiago de Compostela
Metropolitan Santiago de Compostela
Statistics
Area 7,780 km2 (3,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
296,961
296,389 (99.8%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 2nd Century
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel in Lugo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Alfonso Carrasco Rouco
Metropolitan Archbishop Julián Barrio Barrio
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Catholic Diocese of Lugo is one of the five Roman Catholic sees within Galicia, in north-western Spain, and one of the four suffragans in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela .[1][2]

The cathedral episcopal see is in the Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel), dedicated to Our Lady of Carmel, in Lugo city.

It also has a World Heritage Site : the Cistercian Monastery of Santa María, in Sobrado dos Monxes, A Coruña, Galicia.

Extent and statistics[edit]

As per 2012, it pastorally served 288,000 Catholics (99.2% of 290,200 total) on 7,703 km² in 1,139 parishes with 376 priests (315 diocesan, 61 religious), 318 lay religious (83 brothers, 235 sisters) and 7 seminarians.[2]

Its jurisdiction covers 1,138 parishes in three administrative Spanish provinces :

History[edit]

[2]

Episcopal Ordinaries of Lugo[edit]

Suffragan Bishops of Lugo (initial period)
First period unavailable
Metropolitan Archbishops of Lugo
always the Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (745 – 1063)
Suffragan Bishops of Lugo (again)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Lugo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Diocese of Lugo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 16, 2017
  3. ^ "Bishop Arias Medín" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  4. ^ "Bishop Rodrigo Ibáñez" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  5. ^ "Bishop Pedro López de Aguiar, O.P." Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 17, 2015
  6. ^ "Bishop Alonso Suárez de la Fuente del Sauce" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Pedro Ribera" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Martín Tristán Calvete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan Suárez Carvajal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Francisco Delgado López" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Fernando Vellosillo Barrio" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Juan Ruiz de Villarán" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  13. ^ "Bishop Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

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