Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Panamá

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Archdiocese of Panamá
Archidioecesis Panamensis
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Catedral Metropolitan de Santa María la Antigua
Location
Country Panama
Ecclesiastical province Province of Panamá
Statistics
Area 13,275 km2 (5,126 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
704,117
633,705 (90%)
Parishes 88
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 28 August 1513 (502 years ago)
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Jose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta
Auxiliary Bishops Pablo Varela Server
Emeritus Bishops José Dimas Cedeño Delgado
Map
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Panamá (erected 28 August 1513 as the Diocese of Santa María de La Antigua del Darién) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese, and its suffragan dioceses include Chitré, Colón-Kuna Yala, David, Penonomé and Santiago de Veraguas, as well as the Territorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro.[1][2] The Diocese of Santa María de La Antigua del Darién was originally located upriver from the mouth of the Atrato River on the Gulf of Urabá in the Castilla de Oro province.[3] The see was moved to Panama City and renamed as the Diocese of Panamá on 7 December 1520 and elevated to an archdiocese on 29 November 1925. The current Metropolitan Archbishop of Panama is Archbishop Jose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.

Ordinaries[edit]

Diocese of Santa María de La Antigua del Darién[edit]

Erected August 28, 1513

Diocese of Panamá[edit]

Name changed December 7, 1520

Bishops[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1534 Diocese of Cartagena
1534 Diocese of León en Nicaragua
1546 Diocese of Popayán
1925 Vicariate Apostolic of Darién
1955 Diocese of David
1962 Diocese of Chitré
1963 Diocese of Santiago de Veraguas
1993 Diocese of Penonomé

External links and references[edit]

Coordinates: 8°57′09″N 79°32′07″W / 8.9526°N 79.5352°W / 8.9526; -79.5352

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Panamá" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Arzobispo de Panamá, Guillermo Rojas y Arrieta C.M. Resena Historica de los obispos que han ocupado la silla de Panamá desde su fundacion hasta nuestros dias Publisher: Escuela Tipográfica Salesiana (1929) |P. 5-7
  4. ^ "Bishop Juan de Quevedo Villegas, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  5. ^ "Bishop Vicente de Peraza (Pirez), O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  6. ^ "Bishop Martin de Bejar, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  7. ^ "Bishop Vicente de Valverde, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  8. ^ "Bishop Tomás de Berlanga, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  9. ^ "Bishop Pablo de Torres, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  10. ^ "Bishop Juan de Vaca (Baca), O.S.B." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  11. ^ "Bishop Francisco de Abrego, O.S." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  12. ^ "Bishop Manuel de Mercado Aldrete, O.S.H. Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  13. ^ "Bishop Bartolomé de Ledesma, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  14. ^ "Archbishop Bartolomé Martinez Menacho y Mesa (Mechado)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  15. ^ "Bishop Pedro Duque de Rivera, S.J." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  16. ^ "Bishop Antonio Calderón de León" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  17. ^ "Bishop Agustín de Carvajal, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  18. ^ "Bishop Francisco de la Cámara y Raya, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  19. ^ "Bishop Cristóbal Martínez de Salas, O. Praem." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  20. ^ "Bishop Hernando de Ramírez y Sánchez, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  21. ^ "Archbishop Bernardo de Izaguirre de los Reyes" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  22. ^ "Father Diego López de Vergara y Aguilar" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 22, 2016
  23. ^ "Bishop Sancho Pardo Cárdenas y Figueroa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  24. ^ "Bishop Antonio de León y Becerra" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  25. ^ "Bishop Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  26. ^ "Bishop Diego Ladrón de Guevara" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  27. ^ "Bishop Juan de Argüelles, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015