Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia


Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia
Diocese of Palencia
Dioecesis Palentinus
Location
Country Spain
Metropolitan Burgos
Statistics
Area 8,028 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
177,128
174,471 (98.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral de San Juan Bautista
(Cathedral of St. John the Baptist)
Current leadership
Bishop Esteban Escudero Torres

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Palencia (Latin: Palentin(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Palencia in the Ecclesiastical province of Burgos in Spain.

Contents

History

  • 3rd century: Established as Diocese of Palencia

Leadership

  • c. 653: Bishop Ascaric
  • Diego Deza, O.P. † ( 1500 - 1504)
  • Juan Fernández Velasco † (22 Jul 1514 - 1520 )
  • Pedro Ruiz de la Mota, O.S.B. † (4 Jul 1520 - 1522 )
  • Pedro Gómez Sarmiento de Villandrando (3 Jul 1525 - 8 Jun 1534 )
  • Francisco Mendoza † (18 Jan 1534 - 29 Mar 1536 )
  • Luis Cabeza de Vaca † (14 Apr 1537 - 22 Nov 1550 )
  • Pedro de la Gasca † (6 Apr 1551 - 2 Jun 1561 )
  • Cristóbal Fernández Valtodano † (2 Jun 1561 - 20 Feb 1570 )
  • Juan Ramírez Zapata de Cárdenas † (18 Feb 1570 - 1577 )
  • Alvaro Hurtado de Mendoza y Sarmiento † (11 Sep 1577 - 19 Apr 1586 )
  • Fernando Miguel de Prado † (17 Aug 1587 - 5 May 1594 )
  • Martín Aspi Sierra † (28 May 1597 - 1607 Died)
  • Felipe Tarsis de Acuña † (11 Feb 1608 - 24 Feb 1616 )
  • José González Díez, O.P. † (29 Feb 1616 - 28 Jul 1625 )
  • Miguel Ayala † (18 Aug 1625 - 5 May 1628 )
  • Fernando Andrade Sotomayor † (29 May 1628 - 10 Nov 1631 )
  • Cristóbal Guzmán Santoyo † (6 Jun 1633 - 17 Nov 1656 )
  • Francisco Guerra, O.F.M. † (3 Apr 1656 - 1658 )
  • Esteban Bellido Guevara † (21 May 1714 - 1 Jan 1717 )
  • Francisco Ochoa Mendarozqueta y Arzamendi (12 Jul 1717 - 25 Dec 1732 )
  • Bartolomé San Martín Orive † (2 Dec 1733 - 1740 )
  • José Morales Blanco † (3 Jul 1741 - 29 May 1745 )
  • José Ignacio Rodríguez Cornejo † (15 Dec 1745 - 13 Feb 1750 )
  • Andrés Bustamante † (16 Mar 1750 - 4 Nov 1764 )
  • José Cayetano Loazes Somoza † (5 Jun 1765 - 17 Oct 1769 )
  • Juan Manuel Argüelles † (12 Mar 1770 - 26 Jun 1779 )
  • José Luis Mollinedo † (18 Sep 1780 - 6 Nov 1800 )
  • Buenaventura Moyano Rodríguez † (23 Feb 1801 - 7 Sep 1802 )
  • Francisco Javier Almonacid † (16 May 1803 - 13 Sep 1821 )
  • Narciso Coll y Prat † (25 Feb 1822 - 30 Dec 1822 )
  • Juan Francisco Martínez Castrillón † (27 Aug 1824 - 1828 )
  • José Asensio Ocón y Toledo † (25 Aug 1828 - 26 Nov 1831 )
  • Carlos Laborda Clau † (26 Nov 1831 - 11 Feb 1853 Died)
  • Jerónimo Fernández Andrés † (22 Dec 1853 - 23 Mar 1865 Died)
  • Juan Lozano Torreira † (8 Jan 1866 - 4 Jul 1891 Died)
  • Enrique Almaraz y Santos (18 Jan 1893 - 18 Apr 1907)
  • Valentín García y Barros † (18 Apr 1907 - 10 Dec 1914 )
  • Ramón Barberá y Boada (28 May 1914 - 11 Sep 1924 )
  • Agustín Parrado y García † (20 May 1925 - 4 Apr 1934 )
  • Bl. Manuel González y García † (5 Aug 1935 - 4 Jan 1940 Died)
  • Francisco Javer Lauzurica y Torralba † (10 Jun 1943 - 8 Apr 1949 )
  • José Souto Vizoso † (11 Jul 1949 - 31 Mar 1970 )
  • Anastasio Granados García † (31 Mar 1970 - 13 Feb 1978 )
  • Nicolás Antonio Castellanos Franco, O.S.A. (27 Jul 1978 - 4 Sep 1991 )
  • Ricardo Blázquez Pérez (26 May 1992 - 8 Sep 1995 )
  • Rafael Palmero Ramos (9 Jan 1996 - 26 Nov 2005 )
  • José Ignacio Munilla Aguirre (24 Jun 2006 - 21 Nov 2009)
  • Esteban Escudero Torres (9 July 2010 - incumbent)

See also

References


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