Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Nicaragua

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There is also a Diocese of Nicaragua (and a Bishop of Nicaragua) in the Anglican Church in Central America.
Diocese of León in Nicaragua
Dioecesis Leonensis in Nicaragua
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Location
Country Nicaragua
Ecclesiastical province Province of Managua
Metropolitan Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano
Statistics
Area 9,862 km2 (3,808 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
784,318
667,000 (85%)
Parishes 47
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 3 November 1534 (482 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Basílica de la Asunción
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop César Bosco Vivas Robelo
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Nicaragua (erected 3 November 1534) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Managua.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

Diocese of Nicaragua[edit]

Erected November 3, 1534

Vicar Capitular, Father Martin Hernández de Herrera (1550-1555)[6]
Vicar Capitular, Father Juan Alvarez (1555-1557)[6]

Diocese of León en Nicaragua[edit]

Name changed: December 2, 1913

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1850 Diocese of San José de Costa Rica
1913 Diocese of Granada
Archdiocese of Managua
Vicariate Apostolic of Bluefields
1962 Diocese of Esteli

Metropolitans[edit]

Since it was erected, the see has had four metropolitans.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of León" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved March 16, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of León en Nicaragua " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 16, 2016[self-published source]
  3. ^ "Father Venerable Diego Alvarez de Osorio" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  4. ^ "Bishop Francisco de Mendavia, O.S.H." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  5. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Valdivieso, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  6. ^ a b Blanco Segura, Ricardo. Obispos, arzobispos y representantes de la Santa Sede en Costa Rica. ISBN 9789977640792. 
  7. ^ "Bishop Fernando González de Bariodero" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  8. ^ "Father Lázaro Carrasco" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  9. ^ "Bishop Luís de la Fuente (Fuentes)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  10. ^ "Bishop Pedro Gómez (Fernández) de Córdoba, O.S.H." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  11. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Zayas, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  12. ^ "Bishop Domingo de Ulloa, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  13. ^ "Bishop Jerónimo de Escobar, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  14. ^ "Bishop Alfonso de la Mota y Escobar" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  15. ^ "Bishop Juan Antonio Diaz de Salcedo, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  16. ^ "Bishop Pedro de Villarreal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  17. ^ "Bishop Benito Rodriguez Valtodano (Baltodano), O.S.B." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  18. ^ "Bishop Agustin de Hinojosa y Montalvo, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  19. ^ "Bishop Juan Barahona Zapata del Águila" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  20. ^ "Bishop Fernando Núñez Sagredo, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  21. ^ "Bishop Alonso de Briceño (Brizeño), O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  22. ^ "Bishop Tomás Manso, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  23. ^ "Bishop Juan de la Torre y Castro, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  24. ^ "Bishop Alfonso Bravo de Laguna, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  25. ^ "Bishop Andrés de las Navas y Quevedo, O. de M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  26. ^ "Bishop Juan de Rojas y Asúa, O. de M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  27. ^ "Bishop Nicolás Delgado, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]
  28. ^ "Archbishop Diego Morcillo Rubio de Suñón de Robledo, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016[self-published source]

Coordinates: 12°26′06″N 86°52′43″W / 12.4350°N 86.8785°W / 12.4350; -86.8785