Roman Catholic Diocese of Majorca

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Diocese of Majorca
Dioecesis Maioricensis
Diócesis de Mallorca (es)
Bisbat de Mallorca(ca)
Palma de Mallorca, Kathedrale La Seu -- 2009 -- 5.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Valencia
Metropolitan Valencia
Statistics
Area 3,604 km2 (1,392 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
753,584
594,860 (78.9%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Mary in Palma Majorca
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant see (sede vacante); Bishop Javier Salinas Viñals was named Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Valencia, in Valencia, Spain, by Pope Francis on Thursday, September 8, 2016, and Auxiliary Bishop Sebastià Taltavull Anglada, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, was named Apostolic Administrator[1]
Metropolitan Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera
Map
The Diocese of Mallorca in blue.
The Diocese of Mallorca in blue.
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Majorca (Latin: Maioricen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Palma, Majorca in the Ecclesiastical province of Valencia in Spain.[2][3]

History[edit]

  • 450: Established as Diocese of Majorca
  • 1237: Restored as Diocese of Majorca from Diocese of Barcelona

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Coordinates: 39°34′02″N 2°38′55″E / 39.56722°N 2.64861°E / 39.56722; 2.64861