Roman Catholic Diocese of Solsona

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Diocese of Solsona
Dioecesis Celsonensis
Diócesis de Solsona Spanish
Diòcesi de Solsona Catalan
Catedral i portal del Pont a Solsona.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Tarragona
Metropolitan Tarragona
Statistics
Area 3,536 km2 (1,365 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
139,900
128,700 (92%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 19 July 1593
Cathedral Cathedral of St Mary in Solsona
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Xavier Novell Goma
Emeritus Bishops Jaume Traserra Cunillera Bishop Emeritus (2001-2010)
Map

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Solsona (Latin: Celsonen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Solsona in the Ecclesiastical province of Tarragona in Spain.[1]

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Luis Sans y Códol (3 Oct 1594 - 20 Aug 1612 Appointed, Bishop of Barcelona)
  • Juan Alvarez Zapata, O. Cist. (11 Mar 1613 - 13 Oct 1623 Died)
  • Miguel Santos de Sampedro (15 Apr 1624 - 13 Nov 1630 Appointed, Archbishop of Granada)
  • Pedro Puigmartí Funes, O.S.B. (16 Dec 1630 - Nov 1632 Died)
  • Diego Serrano Sotomayor, O. de M. (3 Dec 1635 - 30 May 1639 Appointed, Bishop of Segorbe)
  • Pedro (de Santiago) Anglada Sánchez, O.A.R. (30 Jan 1640 - 14 Nov 1644 Appointed, Bishop of Lerida)
  • Francisco Roger, O.P. (18 Sep 1656 - 18 Jan 1663 Died)
  • Luis de Pons y de Esquerrer, O.S.B. (11 Aug 1664 - 4 Jan 1685 Died)
  • Manuel de Alba (10 Sep 1685 - 24 Aug 1693 Appointed, Bishop of Barcelona)
  • Juan Alfonso Valerià y Aloza, O.F.M. (8 Feb 1694 - 1 Jun 1699 Appointed, Bishop of Lerida)
  • Guillermo Goñalons, O.S.A. (30 Mar 1700 - 12 Aug 1708 Died)
  • Francisco Dorda, O. Cist. (19 Feb 1710 - 3 Dec 1716 Died)
  • Pedro Magaña, O.S.B. (10 May 1717 - 9 Feb 1718 Died)
  • Tomás Broto y Pérez (27 May 1720 - 8 Apr 1736 Died)
  • José Esteban Noriega, O. Praem. (27 Jan 1738 - 10 May 1739 Died)
  • Francisco Zarceño Martínez, O.SS.T. (14 Dec 1739 - 23 Jan 1746 Died)
  • José Mezquía Díaz de Arrízola, O. de M. (16 Sep 1746 - 9 Sep 1772 Died)
  • Rafael Lasala y Locela, O.S.A. (15 Mar 1773 - 17 Jun 1792 Died) [2]
  • Agustín Vázquez Varela, O. Cist. (17 Jun 1793 - 11 Feb 1794 Died)
  • Pedro Nolasco Mora Mora, O. de M. (12 Sep 1794 - 1 Mar 1811 Died)
  • Manuel Benito y Tabernero (19 Dec 1814 - 25 Jul 1830 Died)
  • Juan José Tejada Sáenz, O. de M. (2 Jul 1832 - 15 Jun 1838 Died)
  • Valentín Comellas y Santamaría (18 Dec 1919 - 19 Mar 1945 Died)
  • Vicente Enrique y Tarancón (25 Nov 1945 - 12 Apr 1964 Appointed, Archbishop of Oviedo)
  • José Bascuñana y López (20 May 1964 - 19 Feb 1977 Resigned)
  • Miguel Moncadas Noguera (1 Apr 1977 - 5 Aug 1989 Died)
  • Antonio Deig Clotet (7 Mar 1990 - 28 Jul 2001 Retired)
  • Jaume Traserra Cunillera (28 Jul 2001 - 3 Nov 2010 Retired)
  • Xavier Novell Gomá (3 Nov 2010 - )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GCatholic.org: "Diocese of Solsona" retrieved January 14, 2016
  2. ^ Rafael Lazcano, Episcopologio agustiniano. Agustiniana, Guadarrama (Madrid) 2014, vol. I, p. 403-412.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°58′47″N 1°30′47″E / 41.97972°N 1.51306°E / 41.97972; 1.51306