Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres

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Diocese of Coria-Cáceres
Dioecesis Cauriensis-Castrorum Caeciliorum
Diócesis de Coria-Cáceres
Catedral de Coria.JPG
Coria Cathedral
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Mérida–Badajoz
Metropolitan Mérida–Badajoz
Statistics
Area 10,052 km2 (3,881 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
263,430
251,701 (95.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1143 (As Diocese of Coria)
9 April 1957 (As Diocese of Coria-Cáceres)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Coria
Co-cathedral Co-Cathedral of St. Mary in Cáceres
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Francisco Cerro Chaves
Metropolitan Archbishop Santiago García Aracil
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coria-Cáceres (Latin: Caurien(sis) – Castrorum Caeciliorum) is a diocese located in the cities of Coria and Cáceres in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida–Badajoz in Spain.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • 1143: Established as Diocese of Coria
  • April 9, 1957: Renamed as Diocese of Coria – Cáceres

Leadership[edit]

Concatedral de Santa María, Cáceres
(Co-Cathedral of St. Mary)
Bishops of Coria (Roman rite)
. . .
Bishops of Coria-Cáceres (Roman rite)
  • Manuel Llopis Ivorra (2 Feb 1950 - 16 Mar 1977 Retired)
  • Jesús Domínguez Gómez (16 Mar 1977 - 26 Oct 1990 Died)
  • Ciriaco Benavente Mateos (17 Jan 1992 - 16 Oct 2006 Appointed, Bishop of Albacete)
  • Francisco Cerro Chaves (21 Jun 2007 - )

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Coria-Cáceres" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Coria-Cáceres" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Pedro Méndez Sotomayor y Meiras" retrieved January 17, 2015
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Pedro Raimundo Cardinal de Barrière, O.S.A." retrieved January 17, 2015
  5. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Martin Galos" retrieved January 17, 2015
  6. ^ a b c d e GCatholic.org: "Diocese of Coria–Cáceres" retrieved December 4, 2015
  7. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Juan Cardinal de Carvajal" retrieved January 17, 2015
  8. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Archbishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" retrieved January 25, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan López" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 15, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Juan Roco Campofrío, O.S.B." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved June 30, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Juan Queipo de Llano y Valdés" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Pedro Urbina Montoya, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 15, 2016

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