Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga

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Diocese of Málaga
Dioecesis Malacitanus
Diócesis de Málaga
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Location
CountrySpain
Ecclesiastical provinceGranada
MetropolitanGranada
Statistics
Area7,283 km2 (2,812 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,443,353
1,371,185 (95.0%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established4 August 1486
CathedralCathedral Basilica of the Virgin of Incarnation in Málaga
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAntonio Dorado Soto
Metropolitan ArchbishopFrancisco Javier Martínez Fernández
Emeritus BishopsRamón Buxarrais Ventura Bishop Emeritus (1973-1991)
Antonio Dorado Soto Bishop Emeritus (1993-2008)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga (Latin: Malacitan(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Málaga in the Ecclesiastical province of Granada in Spain.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • 4 August 1486: Established as Diocese of Málaga

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basílica del Dulce Nombre de Jesús Nazareno del Paso y Maria Santísima de la Esperanza, Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía

Leadership[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Diocese of Málaga" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Diego Ramírez de Fuenleal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 26, 2016
  4. ^ [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bblsa.html "Archbishop *Francisco Blanco Salcedo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Luis Fernández de Córdoba" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016

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