Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oviedo

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Archdiocese of Oviedo
Archidioecesis Ovetensis
Archidiócesis de Oviedo
Oviedo-Catedral.JPG
Location
Country Spain
Statistics
Area 10,565 km2 (4,079 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,075,381
1,016,235 (94.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 811 (As Diocese of Oviedo)
27 October 1954 (As Archdiocese of Oviedo)
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Saviour in Oviedo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesús Sanz Montes O.F.M.
Suffragans Diocese of Astorga
Diocese of León
Diocese of Santander
Auxiliary Bishops Juan Antonio Fernández Menéndez[1]
Emeritus Bishops Gabino Díaz Merchán Archbishop Emeritus (1969–2002)
Map
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Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Oviedo (Latin: Oveten(sis)) is an Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Spain.[2][3] The archdiocese encompasses roughly the current autonomous community of Asturias or Principality of Asturias. Erected in the 9th century, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese in 1954. The diocesan see is in the city of Oviedo, where the Catedral de San Salvador is located.

History[edit]

  • 811: Established as Diocese of Oviedo
  • October 27, 1954: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Oviedo

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Leadership[edit]

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See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ http://attualita.vatican.va/sala–stampa/bollettino/2013/04/26/news/30881.html
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Oviedo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Archdiocese of Oviedo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Rodrigo Díaz" retrieved January 15, 2016
  5. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Fernando Alvarez" retrieved January 15, 2016
  6. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan del Campo" retrieved January 15, 2016
  7. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" retrieved January 15, 2016
  8. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan Diaz de Coca" retrieved January 15, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan Daza" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 21, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Diego de Muros" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  11. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Francisco Mendoza" retrieved January 14, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Martín Tristán Calvete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 28, 2016
  13. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Cristóbal Rojas Sandoval" retrieved January 21, 2015
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice) (1935). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. Münster: Libraria Regensbergiana. pp. 267–268.  (in Latin)
  15. ^ "Archbishop Martín Carrillo Alderete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 17, 2016
  16. ^ "Bishop Antonio Valdés Herrera" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 17, 2016
  17. ^ "Bishop Alonso Antonio de San Martín" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016

Coordinates: 43°21′36″N 5°50′42″W / 43.36000°N 5.84500°W / 43.36000; -5.84500