Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bogotá

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Archdiocese of Bogotá
Archidioecesis Bogotensis
Escudo Arquidiócesis de Bogotá.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Bogotá
Statistics
Area 4,019 km2 (1,552 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
4,184,000
3,586,000 (85.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 11 September 1562 (454 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Primada Basílica de la Inmaculada Concepción
Patron saint St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Rubén Salazar Gómez
Auxiliary Bishops Fernando Sabogal Viana
Emeritus Bishops Pedro Rubiano Sàenz
Map
Mapa Arquidiocesis de Bogota.svg
Website
www.arquibogota.org.co
Cathedral of Bogotá next to Sacred Chapel and Archiepiscopal Palace

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bogotá (Latin: Archidioecesis Bogotensis) is part of the Roman Catholic Church in Colombia. It was founded as the Diocese of Santafé en Nueva Granada on 11 September 1562.[1][2] The current Archbishop is Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

Archbishops of Santafé en Nueva Granada[edit]

  1. Juan de los Barrios, OFM (22 March 1564 – 12 February 1569)
  2. Luis Zapata de Cárdenas, OFM (8 January 1570 – 24 February 1590)
  3. Alfonso López de Avila (29 November 1591 – 30 December 1591)
  4. Bartolomé Martinez Menacho y Mesa (30 April 1593 – 17 August 1594)
  5. Bartolomé Lobo Guerrero (12 August 1596 – 19 November 1607)
  6. Juan Castro, OSA (7 January 1608 – June 1609)
  7. Pedro Ordóñez y Flórez (19 April 1610 – 11 June 1614)
  8. Hernando de Arias y Ugarte (January 1618 – 30 July 1625)
  9. Julián de Cortázar (7 April 1625 – 31 October 1630)
  10. Bernardino de Almansa Carrión (15 December 1631 – 26 September 1633)
  11. Cristóbal de Torres, OP (8 January 1635 – 8 July 1654)
  12. Juan de Arguinao y Gutiérrez, OP (10 November 1659 – 1678)
  13. Antonio Sanz Lozano (22 February 1681 – 28 May 1688)
  14. Ignacio de Urbina, OSH (26 September 1690 – 9 April 1703)
  15. Francisco de Cosío y Otero (14 January 1704 - 29 November 1715)
  16. Francisco del Rincón, OM (5 October 1716 – 28 June 1723)
  17. Antonio Claudio Álvarez de Quiñones (29 January 1725 – 21 October 1736)
  18. Juan de Galavís, O. Praem (3 March 1738 – 14 November 1739)
  19. Diego Fermín de Vergara, OFM (12 December 1740 – 7 February 1744)
  20. Pedro Felipe de Azúa e Iturgoyen (18 December 1744 – 11 August 1753)
  21. José Javier de Arauz y Rojas (2 June 1754 – February 1764)
  22. Manuel Sosa Betencourt (22 April 1765 – 12 November 1765)
  23. Francisco Antonio de la Riva Mazo (9 December 1765 – 8 December 1768)
  24. Lucas Ramírez Galán, OFM (21 August 1769 – 12 December 1770)
  25. Agustín Manuel Camacho y Rojas, OP (28 September 1771 – 13 April 1774)
  26. Agustín de Alvarado y Castillo (13 March 1775 – 14 December 1778)
  27. Antonio Caballero y Góngora (14 December 1778 – 15 September 1788)
  28. Baltazar Jaime Martínez de Compañón (15 December 1788 – 17 August 1797)
  29. Fernando del Portillo y Torres, OP (29 October 1798 – 20 January 1804)
  30. Juan Bautista Sacristán y Galiano (20 August 1804 – 1 February 1817)
  31. Isidoro Domínguez, CRM (23 August 1819 – April 1822)
  32. Fernando Caycedit Florez (19 July 1827 – 17 February 1832)
  33. Manuel José Mosquera y Arboleda (21 September 1835 – 10 December 1853)
  34. Antonio Herrán y Zaldúa (21 January 1855 – 6 February 1868)
  35. Vicente Arbeláez Gómez (6 February 1868 – 29 June 1884)
  36. José Telésforo Paúl, SJ (6 August 1884 – 8 April 1889)
  37. Ignacio León Velasco, S.J. (6 October 1889 – 10 April 1891)
  38. Bernardo Herrera Restrepo (4 June 1891 – 2 January 1928)

Archbishops of Bogotá[edit]

  1. Bernardo Herrera Restrepo (4 June 1891 – 2 January 1928)
  2. Ismael Perdomo Borrero (2 January 1928 – 3 June 1950)
  3. Crisanto Luque Sánchez (14 July 1950 – 7 May 1959)
  4. Luis Concha Córdoba (18 May 1959 – 22 July 1972)
  5. Anibal Muñoz Duque (29 July 1972 – 25 June 1984)
  6. Mario Revollo Bravo (25 June 1984 – 27 December 1994)
  7. Pedro Rubiano Sáenz (27 December 1994 – 8 Jul 2010)
  8. Rubén Salazar Gómez (8 July 2010 – present)

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

Bishops who were priests of the archdiocese[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Education[edit]

Universities & seminaries[edit]

Seal School Location Religious order Founded
Catholic University of Colombia Bogotá 1970
Del Rosario University Bogotá 1653
Escudo Seminario Mayor de Bogotá.svg Major Seminary of Bogotá Bogotá Society of Jesus (former)

Society of Saint Sulpice (former)

1581
Escudo150.gif Pontifical Xavierian University Bogotá Society of Jesus 1623
Saint Thomas Aquinas University Bogotá Dominican Order 1580

Secondary schools[edit]

Seal School Location Religious order Founded
Escudoiragua2.jpg Aspaen Gimnasio Iragua Bogotá 1968
Colegio Agustiniano Norte Bogotá Augustinians 1969
Colegio Augustiniano Ciudad Salitre Bogotá Augustinians
Colegio Franciscano del Virrey Solis Bogotá Franciscans
Colegio Jordán de Sajonia.png Colegio Jordán de Sajonia Bogotá Dominican Order 1954
Colegio de la Presentación Centro Bogotá Dominican Sisters of the Presentation
Colegio de la Presentación Las Ferias Bogotá Dominican Sisters of the Presentation
Colegio de la Presentación Luna Park Bogotá Dominican Sisters of the Presentation
Colegio de la Presentación Sans Façon Bogotá Dominican Sisters of the Presentation 1898
Colegio del Sagrado Corazón De Jesus Bogotá Bethlehemite Sisters
Colegio Salesiano de Leon XIII Bogotá Salesians of Don Bosco 1890
SanBartLaMer.png Colegio San Bartolomé La Merced Bogotá Society of Jesus 1941
Colegio San Carlos Bogotá Order of Saint Benedict 1961
Colegio San Felipe Neri Bogotá
Colegio de San Juan Bautista De La Salle Bogotá De La Salle Brothers
Colegio San Viator Bogotá
Colegio Santa Franscisca Romana Bogotá Franciscans
Colegio Santa Maria Bogotá
Colegio del Santo Ángelhm Bogotá
Colegio Santo Tomás de Aquino Bogotá
Gimansio La Salle Bogotá De La Salle Brothers
Gimnasio Los Caobos Logo.jpg Gimnasio Los Caobos Bogotá Society of Jesus 1991
Instituto San Juan de Dios Bogotá
Instituto de la Virgen de Fátima Bogotá
Liceo Parroquial Sara Zapata Bogotá

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Bogotá" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bogotá" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 4°35′52″N 74°04′30″W / 4.5978°N 74.0750°W / 4.5978; -74.0750