Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaén

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Diocese of Jaén
Dioecesis Giennensis
Diócesis de Jaén
Jaén Cathedral.png
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Granada
Metropolitan Granada
Statistics
Area 13,497 km2 (5,211 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
660,284
655,000 (99.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7th Century
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady in Jaén
Patron saint Our Lady of Cabeza
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ramón del Hoyo López
Metropolitan Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaén (Latin: Giennen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Jaén in the ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.

History[edit]

  • 7th century: Established as Diocese of Jaén

Leadership[edit]

Bishops of Jaén (Roman rite)

  • Domingo , O.P. (1236 - 1248 Died)
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  • Alfonso Vázquez de Acuña (1457 - 1474 Died)
  • Iñigo Manrique de Lara (1475 - 15 Jan 1483 Appointed, Archbishop of Sevilla)[1]
  • Luis Osorio (1483 - 1496 Died)
  • Diego de Deza, O.P. (14 Feb 1498 - 7 Feb 1500 Appointed, Bishop of Palencia)
  • Alonso Suárez de la Fuente del Sauce (1500 - 1520 Died)
  • Esteban Gabriel Merino (12 Jun 1523 - 28 Jul 1535 Died)
  • Alessandro Farnese (cardinal) (30 Jul 1535 - 6 Jul 1537 Resigned)
  • Francisco Mendoza (14 Jun 1538 - 1543 Died)
  • Pedro Pacheco de Villena (Ladrón de Guevara) (9 Jan 1545 - 30 Apr 1554 Appointed, Bishop of Sigüenza)
  • Diego Tavera Ponce de Léon (17 Jul 1555 - 28 Apr 1560 Died)
  • Diego de los Cobos Molina (4 Sep 1560 - 8 Sep 1565 Died)
  • Francisco Delgado López (26 Apr 1566 - 2 Oct 1576 Died)
  • Diego Deza Tello (11 Sep 1577 - 13 Sep 1579 Died)
  • Francisco Sarmiento Mendoza (27 May 1580 - 9 Jun 1595 Died)
  • Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas (29 Apr 1596 - 19 Apr 1599 Appointed, Archbishop of Toledo)
  • Sancho Dávila Toledo (10 Jan 1600 - 20 Jul 1615 Appointed, Bishop of Sigüenza)
  • Francisco Martínez de Cenicero (3 Aug 1615 - 28 Nov 1617 Died)
  • Baltasar Moscoso y Sandoval (29 Apr 1619 - 28 May 1646 Appointed, Archbishop of Toledo)
  • Juan Queipo de Llano Flores (18 Feb 1647 - 1 Nov 1647 Died)
  • Fernando Andrade Castro (6 Jul 1648 - 21 Feb 1664 Died)
  • Antonio Peña Hermosa (11 Aug 1664 - 19 Jul 1667 Died)
  • Jerónimo Rodríguez de Valderas, O. de M. (9 Apr 1668 - 7 Mar 1671 Died)
  • Antonio Fernández del Campo Angulo y Velasco (1 Jul 1671 - 23 Dec 1681 Died)
  • Juan Asensio Barrios, O. de M. (20 Apr 1682 - 22 Apr 1692 Died)
  • Antonio de Brizuela y Salamanca (13 Apr 1693 - 10 Jan 1708 Died)
  • Benito Omañana (24 Sep 1708 A- 19 Mar 1712 Died)
  • Rodrigo Marín y Rubio (28 May 1714 - 10 Feb 1732 Died)
  • Manuel Isidro Orozco Manrique de Lara (21 Jul 1732 - 5 May 1738 Appointed, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela)
  • Andrés Cabrejas Molina (5 May 1738 - 4 Sep 1746 Died)
  • Francisco Castillo Vintimilla (31 Jul 1747 - 15 Nov 1749 Died)
  • Benito Marín, O.S.B. (27 Apr 1750 - 10 Aug 1769 Died)
  • Antonio Gómez de la Torre y Jaraveitia (28 May 1770 - 23 Mar 1779 Died)
  • Agustín Rubín Cevallos (18 Sep 1780 - 8 Feb 1793 Died)
  • Pedro Rubio-Benedicto Herrero (21 Feb 1794 - 27 May 1795 Died)
  • Diego Melo Portugal, O.S.A. (18 Dec 1795 - 22 Jan 1816 Died)
  • Andrés Esteban y Gómez (22 Jul 1816 - 17 Jun 1831 Died)
  • Diego Martínez Carlón y Teruel (24 Feb 1832 - 28 Aug 1836 Died)
  • José Escolano y Fenoi (17 Dec 1847 - 21 Jul 1854 Died)
  • Tomás Roda y Rodríguez (25 Sep 1857 - 11 Mar 1858 Died)
  • Andrés Rosales y Muñoz (25 Jun 1858 - 22 Sep 1864 Confirmed, Bishop of Almería)
  • Antolín Monescillo y Viso (27 Mar 1865 - 22 Jun 1877 Confirmed, Archbishop of Valencia)
  • Manuel María León González y Sánchez (22 Jun 1877 - 20 Oct 1896 Died)
  • Victoriano Guisasola y Menéndez (19 Apr 1897 - 16 Dec 1901 Appointed, Bishop of Madrid)
  • Salvador Castellote y Pinazo (16 Dec 1901 - 6 Dec 1906 Appointed, Archbishop of Sevilla)
  • Juan José Laguarda y Fenollera (6 Dec 1906 - 29 Apr 1909 Confirmed, Bishop of Barcelona)
  • Juan Manuel Sanz y Saravia (29 Apr 1909 - 19 Jun 1919 Died)
  • Manuel Basulto y Jiménez (18 Dec 1919 - 12 Aug 1936 Died)
  • Rafael García y García de Castro (29 Dec 1942 - 9 May 1953 Appointed, Archbishop of Granada)
  • Felix Romero Menjibar (16 Jan 1954 - 2 Jul 1970 Appointed, Archbishop of Valladolid)
  • Miguel Peinado Peinado (30 Apr 1971 - 31 May 1988 Retired)
  • Santiago García Aracil (31 May 1988 - 9 Jul 2004 Appointed, Archbishop of Mérida-Badajoz)
  • Ramón del Hoyo López (19 May 2005 - )

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Coordinates: 37°46′00″N 3°46′59″W / 37.7667°N 3.7831°W / 37.7667; -3.7831