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
CountryPanama
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Panamá
Statistics
Area13,275 km2 (5,126 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
704,117
633,705 (90%)
Parishes88
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established28 August 1513 (505 years ago)
CathedralMetropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopJose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta
Auxiliary BishopsPablo Varela Server
Emeritus BishopsJosé 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

Archdiocese of Panamá[edit]

Elevated: 29 November 1925

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Archdiocese of Panamá". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. [self-published]
  2. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá". GCatholic.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. [self-published]
  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. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Eubel, Konrad (1923). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. III (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 268. (in Latin)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Gauchat, Patritius (Patrice). HIERARCHIA CATHOLICA MEDII ET RECENTIORIS AEVI Vol IV. p. 272.
  6. ^ "Bishop Pedro Duque de Rivera, S.J." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  7. ^ "Bishop Antonio Calderón de León" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  8. ^ "Bishop Agustín de Carvajal, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  9. ^ "Bishop Francisco de la Cámara y Raya, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  10. ^ "Bishop Cristóbal Martínez de Salas, O. Praem." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  11. ^ "Bishop Hernando de Ramírez y Sánchez, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  12. ^ "Archbishop Bernardo de Izaguirre de los Reyes" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  13. ^ Eguiguren, Luis Antonio. Catálogo histórico del claustro de la Universidad de San Marcos, 1576-1800. Kessinger Publishing, LLC. p. 11. ISBN 9781168040367.
  14. ^ "Father Diego López de Vergara y Aguilar" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 22, 2016
  15. ^ "Bishop Sancho Pardo Cárdenas y Figueroa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  16. ^ "Bishop Antonio de León y Becerra" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  17. ^ "Bishop Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  18. ^ "Bishop Diego Ladrón de Guevara" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015
  19. ^ "Bishop Juan de Argüelles, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved November 15, 2015

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