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Diocese of

Almería

Spain Spain

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Granada

Neighbouring Dioceses: Granada (←), Guadix (↖), Cartagena (↗)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 6

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History


Special Churches

Granada (←), Guadix (↖), Cartagena (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.04.15 – ...):Bishop Adolfo González Montes (68)Bishop Adolfo González Montes (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Almería (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adolfo González Montes (68)Bishop Adolfo González Montes (68)
(2002.04.15 – ...)

Bishop of Almería (Spain)

In amicitia Christi

Born:1946.11.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1972.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1997.07.05

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1997.05.26 – 2002.04.15)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (2002.04.15 – ...)

Bishop Rosendo Álvarez Gastón
(1989.05.12 – 2002.04.15)

Ministro del evangelio

Born:1926.08.10 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1951.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.12
Died:2014.02.03 († 87)

Bishop of Jaca (Spain) (1984.11.16 – 1989.05.12)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1989.05.12 – 2002.04.15)

Bishop Manuel Casares Hervás
(1970.04.06 – 1989.05.12)

Born:1917.06.24 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1940.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1970.05.15
Died:1990.01.24 († 72)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1970.04.06 – 1989.05.12)

Bishop Angel Suquía Goicoechea (later Cardinal)
(1966.05.17 – 1969.11.28)

Pro vobis et pro multis

Born:1916.10.02 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1940.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1966.07.16
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2006.07.13 († 89)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1966.05.17 – 1969.11.28)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1969.11.28 – 1973.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1973.04.13 – 1983.04.12)

Archbishop of Madrid (Spain) (1983.04.12 – 1991.07.23)

Cardinal-Priest of Gran Madre di Dio (1985.05.25 – 2006.07.13)

President of Episcopal Conference of Spain (1987 – 1993)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Madrid (Spain) (1991.07.23 – 1994.07.28)

Bishop Alfonso Ródenas García
(1947.04.24 – 1965.11.07)

Oportet illum regnare

Born:1895.12.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1921.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1947.07.13
Died:1965.11.07 († 69)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1947.04.24 – 1965.11.07)

Bishop Enrique Delgado y Gómez (later Archbishop)
(1943.06.10 – 1946.10.26)

Born:1888.07.17 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1912.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1943.10.03
Died:1978.03.01 († 89)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1943.06.10 – 1946.10.26)

Bishop of Pamplona (Spain) (1946.10.26 – 1955.09.02)

Bishop of Pamplona–Tudela (Spain) (1955.09.02 – 1956.08.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pamplona–Tudela (Spain) (1956.08.11 – 1968.07.23)

Titular Archbishop of Bitetto (1968.07.23 – 1970.12.11)

Blessed Bishop Diego Ventaja Milán
(1935.05.01 – 1936.08.30)

Born:1880.06.12 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1935.06.29
Died:1936.08.30 († 56)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1935.05.01 – 1936.08.30)

Bishop Bernardo Martínez y Noval, O.S.A.
(1921.07.18 – 1934.07.23)

Born:1868.04.30 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1892.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1921.11.30
Died:1934.07.23 († 66)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1921.07.18 – 1934.07.23)

Bishop Vicente Casanova y Marzol (later Cardinal)
(1907.12.19 – 1921.03.07)

Restaurare omnia in Christo

Born:1854.04.16 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1881
Consecrated Bishop:1908.03.25
Created Cardinal:1925.03.30
Died:1930.10.23 († 76)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1907.12.19 – 1921.03.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1921.03.07 – 1930.10.23)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio (1925.12.17 – 1930.10.23)

Bishop Santos Zárate y Martínez
(1887.03.17 – 1906.08.07)

Born:1830.11.01 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1887.11.06
Died:1906.08.07 († 75)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1887.03.17 – 1906.08.07)

Bishop José María Orberá y Carrión
(1875.09.23 – 1886.11.23)

Born:1827.11.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1850.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1876.03.12
Died:1886.11.23 († 59)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1875.09.23 – 1886.11.23)

Bishop Andrés Rosales Muñoz
(1864.07.27 – 1872.10.10)

Born:1807.10.21 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1858.11.07
Died:1872.10.10 († 64)

Bishop of Jaén (Spain) (1858.06.25 – 1864.07.27)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1864.07.27 – 1872.10.10)

Bishop Anacleto Meoro Sánchez
(1847.12.17 – 1864.01.02)

Born:1778.07.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1848.04.09
Died:1864.01.02 († 85)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1847.12.17 – 1864.01.02)

Bishop Antonio Pérez Minayo
(1818.03.16 – 1833.08.29)

Born:1757.01.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1818.07.05
Died:1833.08.29 († 76)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1818.03.16 – 1833.08.29)

Bishop Francisco Javier Mier Campillo
(1802.05.24 – 1815.12.16)

Born:1748.02.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.09
Died:1818.05.20 († 70)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1802.05.24 – 1815.12.16)

Bishop Juan Antonio de la Virgen María y Viana
(1798.08.14 – 1800.01.28)

Born:1745.11.30 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1793.08.04
Died:1800.01.28 († 54)

Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1792.09.24 – 1798.08.14)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1798.08.14 – 1800.01.28)

Bishop Anselmo Rodríguez, O.S.B.
(1780.09.16 – 1798.01.14)

Born:1712.08.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1780.11.30
Died:1798.01.14 († 85)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1780.09.16 – 1798.01.14)

Bishop Claudio Sanz Torres y Ruiz de Castañedo
(1761.07.13 – 1779.07)

Born:1704.05 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1761.09.06
Died:1779.07 († 75)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1761.07.13 – 1779.07)

Bishop Gaspar Molina Rocha, O.S.A.
(1741.05.29 – 1760.12.04)

Born:1700.10.30 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1741.09.03
Died:1760.12.04 († 60)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1741.05.29 – 1760.12.04)

Bishop Diego Felipe Perea Magdaleno (later Archbishop)
(1735.01.17 – 1741.05.29)

Born:1683.05.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1711
Consecrated Bishop:1735.05
Died:1744.02.25 († 60)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1735.01.17 – 1741.05.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1741.05.29 – 1744.02.25)

Bishop José María Ibáñez
(1730.11.22 – 1734.01.08)

Born:1680.01.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1731.02.18
Died:1734.01.08 († 53)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1730.11.22 – 1734.01.08)

Bishop José Pereto Ricarte, O. de M.
(1723.04.12 – 1730.03.28)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1723
Died:1730.03.28

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1723.04.12 – 1730.03.28)

Bishop Jerónimo del Valle Ledesma
(1714.03.21 – 1722.11.12)

Born:1650.05.25 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1715.07.15
Died:1722.11.12 († 72)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1714.03.21 – 1722.11.12)

Bishop Manuel de Santo Tomás Mendoza, O.P.
(1707.06.07 – 1713.12.11)

Born:1643.01.04 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1708.02.20
Died:1717.08.19 († 74)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1707.06.07 – 1713.12.11)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1713.12.11 – 1717.08.19)

Bishop Juan Bonilla Vargas, O.SS.T.
(1704.12.15 – 1710.04.11)

Born:1648 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1705
Died:1712.01.01 († 64)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1704.12.15 – 1710.04.11)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1710.04.11 – 1712.01.01)

Bishop Juan Leyva
(1701.08.08 – 1704.03.15)

Born:1630 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1701.10.16
Died:1704.03.15 († 74)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1701.08.08 – 1704.03.15)

Bishop Domingo de Urueta y Ceciaga
(1687.06.07 – 1701.03.04)

Died:1701.03.04

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1687.06.07 – 1701.03.04)

Bishop Andrés de la Moneda Cañas y Silva, O.S.B.
(1683.12.06 – 1687.03.13)

Died:1687.03.13

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1683.12.06 – 1687.03.13)

Bishop Juan Grande Santos de San Pedro
(1680.12.09 – 1683.06.01)

Died:1697.09.14

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1680.12.09 – 1683.06.01)

Bishop of Pamplona (Spain) (1683.06.01 – 1692.10.15)

Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1692.10.15 – 1697.09.14)

Bishop Antonio Ibarra
(1675.06.17 – 1680.11.18)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1690

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1675.06.17 – 1680.11.18)

Bishop of Cádiz (Spain) (1680.11.18 – 1690)

Bishop Francisco Antonio Sarmiento de Luna Enríquez, O.S.A.
(1673.09.25 – 1675.05.27)

Died:1683.07.21

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1668.12.12 – 1673.09.25)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1673.09.25 – 1675.05.27)

Bishop of Coria (Spain) (1675.05.27 – 1683.07.21)

Bishop Rodrigo de Mandía y de Parga
(1663.03.12 – 1672.12.12)

Died:1674.10.20

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1663.03.12 – 1672.12.12)

Bishop of Astorga (Spain) (1672.12.12 – 1674.10.20)

Bishop Alonso Pérez de Humanares, O. Cist.
(1659.06.09 – 1663.02.12)

Died:1663.06.23

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1659.06.09 – 1663.02.12)

Bishop of Cádiz (Spain) (1663.02.12 – 1663.06.23)

Bishop Enrique de Peralta y Cárdenas (later Archbishop)
(1654.01.12 – 1659.01.13)

Died:1679.11.20

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1654.01.12 – 1659.01.13)

Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1659.01.13 – 1665.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1665.04.13 – 1679.11.20)

Bishop Alonso de San Vítores y Fransarcén, O.S.B.
(1651.10.28 – 1653.09.01)

Died:1660.07.12

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1651.10.28 – 1653.09.01)

Bishop of Orense (Spain) (1653.09.01 – 1659.01.27)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1659.01.27 – 1660.07.12)

Bishop Luis Venegas Figueroa
(1646.02.05 – 1651.05.30)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1651.05.30

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1646.02.05 – 1651.05.30)

Bishop José Argáiz Pérez (later Archbishop)
(1641.07.01 – 1645.12.04)

Born:1592.03.19 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1616
Consecrated Bishop:1642.03
Died:1667.05.28 († 75)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1641.07.01 – 1645.12.04)

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1645.12.04 – 1654.07.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1654.07.27 – 1667.05.28)

Bishop José Valle de la Cerda, O.S.B.
(1637.11.19 – 1640.12.17)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1638
Died:1644.10.22

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1637.11.19 – 1640.12.17)

Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1640.12.17 – 1644.10.22)

Bishop Antonio González Acevedo
(1633.12.19 – 1637.10.05)

Born: (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1605.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1634.04.02
Died:1642.03.14

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1633.12.19 – 1637.10.05)

Bishop of Coria (Spain) (1637.10.05 – 1642.03.14)

Bishop-elect Bartolomé Santos de Risoba
(1633.06.06 – 1633.09.26)

Born:1582.03.06 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1634.06.11
Died:1657.02.08 († 74)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1633.06.06 – 1633.09.26)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1633.09.26 – 1649.12.19)

Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1649.12.19 – 1657.02.08)

Bishop Antonio Viedma Chaves, O.P.
(1631.03.08 – 1631.06.09)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1623.04.29
Died:1631.06.09

Auxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1623.03.20 – 1630.03.18)

Titular Bishop of Petra in Lazica (1623.03.20 – 1631.03.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1630.03.18 – 1631.03.08)

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1631.03.08 – 1631.06.09)

Bishop Juan Portocarrero, O.F.M.
(1602.08.26 – 1631.03.08)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1631.03.08

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1602.08.26 – 1631.03.08)

Bishop Juan García
(1597.08.17 – 1601.12.31)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1601.12.31

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1597.08.17 – 1601.12.31)

Bishop Diego González
(1572.06.09 – 1587.01.11)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1587.01.11

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1572.06.09 – 1587.01.11)

Bishop Francisco Briceño
(1571.03.05 – 1571.07.30)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1571.07.30

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1571.03.05 – 1571.07.30)

Bishop Antonio Corrionero de Babilafuente
(1557.12.10 – 1570.05.13)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1558
Died:1570.05.13

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1557.12.10 – 1570.05.13)

Bishop Diego Fernández de Villalán, O.F.M.
(1523.07.17 – 1556.07.07)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1556.07.07

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1523.07.17 – 1556.07.07)

Bishop Juan González Meneses
(1520.09.17 – 1521.06.28)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1521.06.28

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1520.09.17 – 1521.06.28)

Bishop Francisco Sosa
(1515.06.01 – 1520.07.01)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1520.07.01

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1515.06.01 – 1520.07.01)

Bishop Juan de Ortega
(1492.05.21 – 1515)

Died:1515

Bishop of Almería (Spain) (1492.05.21 – 1515)

Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (1493 – 1499)

Apostolic Administrator of Calahorra y La Calzada (Spain) (1499 – 1503)

Former Prelates


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