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Bishop of Osma

Diocese of Osma-Soria
Dioecesis Oxomensis-Sorianus
Location
Country Spain
Metropolitan Burgos
Statistics
Area 10,328 km2 (3,988 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
91,487
73,190 (80.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción
(Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady)
Co-cathedral Concatedral de San Pedro, Soria
(Co-Cathedral of St. Peter)
Current leadership
Pope
Bishop Gerardo Melgar Viciosa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Osma-Soria (Latin: Oxomen(sis)–Sorian(us)) is a diocese located in the cities of Burgo de Osma and Soria in the Ecclesiastical province of Burgos in Spain.

History

  • 1200: Established as Diocese of Osma
  • 9 March. 1959: Renamed as Diocese of Osma–Soria

Special churches

Leadership

Bishops of Osma

  • Pedro González de Mendoza (1482-1482)
  • Raffaele Riario (1482-1492), administrator
  • Alonso Ulloa de Fonseca Quijada (1493-1505)
  • Alfonso Enríquez (19 December 1505 – 15 October 1523 )
  • Juan Pardo Tavera (31 December 1523 – 8 June 1524 )
  • Juan García Loaysa, O.P. † (8 June 1524 – 23 February 1532 )
  • Pedro González Manso (13 March 1532 – 12 February 1537 )
  • Pedro Alvarez de Acosta (21 May 1539 – 20 February 1563 )
  • Honorato Juan (1 March 1564 – 30 July 1566 )
  • Francisco Tello Sandoval (3 March 1567 – 13 June 1578 )
  • Alonso Velázquez (13 June 1578 – 9 March 1583 )
  • Sebastián Pérez (9 May 1583 - 27 July 1593 Died)
  • Martín Garnica (27 April 1594 - 20 November 1594 Died)
  • Pedro Rojas Henríques, O.S.A. (30 August 1595 - 9 March 1602 Died)
  • Enrique Enríquez, O.S.A. † (15 November 1602 – 21 June 1610 )
  • Fernando Acevedo (Jul 1610 - 2 June 1613 )
  • Francisco de Sosa, O.F.M. † (23 September 1613 - 1618 Died)
  • Cristóbal Lobera Torres † (9 July 1618 – 6 March 1623 )
  • Alsono Martín de Zuñiga † (23 March 1623 - 21 June 1630 Died)
  • Domingo Pimentel Zúñiga, O.P. † (2 October 1630 – 18 July 1633 )
  • Francisco Villafañe † (5 September 1633 - 26 August 1639 Died)
  • Martín Carrillo Alderete † (9 June 1636 – 1 July 1641 )
  • Antonio Valdés Herrera (21 October 1641 – 10 November 1653 )
  • Juan de Palafox y Mendoza (24 November 1653 - 1 October 1659 Died)
  • Jorge Cárdenas Valenzuela ( 1704 - 18 November 1705 Died)
  • Andrés Soto de la Fuente (22 March 1706 - 29 December 1714 Died)
  • Felipe Antonio Gil Taboada (5 July 1715 – 4 March 1720 )
  • Miguel Herrero Esgueva (15 April 1720 – 20 January 1723 )
  • Jacinto Valledor Fresno (12 April 1723 - 12 February 1730 Died)
  • José Barnuevo, O.S.B. (24 July 1730 - 25 July 1735 Died)
  • Pedro de la Cuadra Achica (1 April 1736 – 7 September 1741 )
  • Juan Antonio Oruña (28 September 1744 - 4 March 1748 Died)
  • Pedro Clemente de Aróstegui (16 September 1747 – 29 August 1760 )
  • Jacinto Aguado y Chacón (18 July 1762 – 27 March 1764 )
  • Bernardo Antonio Calderón Lázaro (20 August 1764 – 15 October 1786 )
  • Joaquín de Eleta, O.F.M. (27 December 1786 - 4 December 1788 Died)
  • José Constancio Andino (29 March 1790 - Nov 1793 Died)
  • Diego Melo Portugal, O.S.A. (12 September 1794 – 18 December 1795 )
  • Antonio Tavira Almazán (27 June 1796 Appointed - 14 August 1798 )
  • Francisco Ignacio Iñigo Angulo (25 September 1798 – 8 January 1799 )
  • Juan Moya, O.F.M. (28 March 1799 – 19 February 1801 )
  • José Antonio Garnica, O.F.M. Cap. (23 February 1801 – 10 January 1810 )
  • Juan Cavia González (19 August 1814 – 23 December 1831 )
  • Gregorio Sánchez Rubio, O.S.H. (17 December 1847 – 27 September 1852 )
  • Vicente Horcos San Martín, O.S.B. (27 September 1852 – 13 January 1861 )
  • Pedro María Lagüera Menezo (23 December 1861 - 1892 )
  • Victoriano Guisasola y Menéndez † (15 June 1893 – 19 April 1897 )
  • José María García Escudero y Ubago † (19 April 1897 – 22 March 1909 )
  • Manuel Lago y González (25 August 1909 – 4 May 1917 )
  • Matteo Múgica y Urrestarazu (22 February 1918 – 26 October 1923 )
  • Miguel de los Santos Díaz y Gómara (18 December 1924 – 28 January 1935 )
  • Tomás Gutiérrez Diez (1 April 1935 – 11 November 1943 )
  • Saturnino Rubio y Montiél (9 December 1944 - 1959 )

Bishops of Osma-Soria

  • Saturnino Rubio y Montiél (1959 - 4 December 1969 )
  • Teodoro Cardenal Fernández (1 December 1969 – 19 October 1983 )
  • José Diéguez Reboredo (1 September 1984 – 15 May 1987 )
  • Braulio Rodríguez Plaza (6 November 1987 – 12 May 1995 )
  • Francisco Pérez González (16 December 1995 – 30 October 2003 )
  • Vicente Jiménez Zamora (21 May 2004 – 27 July 2007 )
  • Gerardo Melgar Viciosa (1 May 2008 - )

See also

Source

  • Giga-Catholic Information
  • Catholic Hierarchy

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