Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cartagena in Colombia

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Archdiocese of Cartagena
Archidioecesis Carthaginensis
Escudo Arquidiócesis de Cartagena de Indias.svg
Location
Country  Colombia
Statistics
Area 8,000 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,228,000
1,076,000 (87.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 24 April 1534 (483 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Santa Catalina de Alejandría
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal, C.I.M.
Emeritus Bishops Carlos José Ruiseco Vieira
Map
Mapa Arquidiocesis de Cartagena de Indias.svg
Website
arquicartagenadeindias.org
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Saint Catherine of Alexandria

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cartagena (Latin: Carthaginsis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Cartagena in Colombia.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

  • 24 April 1534: Established as Diocese of Cartagena from the Diocese of Panamá
  • 20 June 1900: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cartagena

Ordinaries[edit]

Diocese of Cartagena[edit]

Erected: April 24, 1534

Archdiocese of Cartagena[edit]

Elevated June 20, 1900

  • Pedro Adán (Pietro-Adamo) Brioschi, P.I.M.E. (15 Feb 1898 - 13 Nov 1943 Died)
  • José Ignacio López Umaña (13 Nov 1943 Succeeded - 3 Oct 1974 Died)
  • Rubén Isaza Restrepo (3 Oct 1974 Succeeded - 15 Mar 1983 Retired)
  • Carlos José Ruiseco Vieira (23 Sep 1983 - 24 Oct 2005 Resigned)
  • Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal, C.I.M. (24 Oct 2005 Succeeded - )

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cartagena" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Cartagena" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  3. ^ Pacheco, Juan Manuel. Los Primeros Obispos de Cartagena (PDF). 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Eubel, Konrad (1923). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 154.  (in Latin)
  5. ^ "Bishop Francisco de Santa María Benavides Velasco, O.S.H." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  6. ^ "Father Gregorio de Beteta, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Juan Montalvo, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Hervias, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. p. 137.  (in Latin)
  10. ^ "Bishop Miguel Antonio de Benavides y Piedrola" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016

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Coordinates: 10°25′25″N 75°33′03″W / 10.4236°N 75.5509°W / 10.4236; -75.5509