Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga

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Diocese of Málaga
Dioecesis Malacitanus
Diócesis de Málaga
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Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 7,283 km2 (2,812 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,443,353
1,371,185 (95.0%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 August 1486
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of the Virgin of Incarnation in Málaga
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonio Dorado Soto
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Emeritus Bishops Ramón Buxarrais Ventura Bishop Emeritus (1973-1991)
Antonio Dorado Soto Bishop Emeritus (1993-2008)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga (Latin: Malacitan(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Málaga in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • 4 August 1486: Established as Diocese of Málaga

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica del Dulce Nombre de Jesús Nazareno del Paso y Maria Santísima de la Esperanza, Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía

Leadership[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Diego Ramírez de Fuenleal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 26, 2016
  4. ^ [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bblsa.html "Archbishop *Francisco Blanco Salcedo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Luis Fernández de Córdoba" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016

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