Roman Catholic Diocese of Getafe

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Diocese of Getafe
Dioecesis Xetafensis
Diócesis de Getafe
Escudo de la Diócesis de Getafe.svg
Coat of arms of Getafe
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Madrid
Metropolitan Madrid
Statistics
Area 2,295 km2 (886 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,365,668
1,229,101 (90.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene in Getafe
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del Castillo
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos Osoro
Auxiliary Bishops José Rico Pavés
Map
Diocesisdegetafe.PNG
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Getafe (Latin: Xetafen(sis)) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in Spain, part of the Archdiocese of Madrid. The seat is in the city of Getafe, in the Getafe Cathedral.

Getafe Cathedral

It was established on July 23, 1991, from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid. The current Bishop is Joaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del Castillo.

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Coordinates: 40°18′15″N 3°43′47″W / 40.3042°N 3.7297°W / 40.3042; -3.7297