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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Antequera

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 34,000 km²

Population: 1,471,733 Catholics (83.7% of 1,757,973 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Puerto Escondido, Tehuantepec, Tuxtepec, Huautla, Mixes

Neighbouring Dioceses: Puerto Escondido (↙), Huajuapan de León (↖), Huautla (↑), Tuxtepec (↗), Mixes (→), Tehuantepec (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 122 parishes, 18 missions, 185 priests (149 diocesan, 36 religious), 20 deacons, 248 lay religious (43 brothers, 205 sisters), 66 seminarians (2015)

Address: Leona Vicario 109, Plazuela del Carmen Alto, Centro, Apartado 31, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico

Phone: (951) 5164.822, 5165.580

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Puerto Escondido (↙), Huajuapan de León (↖), Huautla (↑), Tuxtepec (↗), Mixes (→), Tehuantepec (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.02.10 – ...):Archbishop Pedro Vázquez Villalobos (68)Archbishop Pedro Vázquez Villalobos (68)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Antequera (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pedro Vázquez Villalobos (68)Archbishop Pedro Vázquez Villalobos (68)Permalink
(2018.02.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico)

Born:1950.09.16 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1975.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:2013.01.30

Bishop of Puerto Escondido (Mexico) (2012.10.31 – 2018.02.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (2018.02.10 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop José Luis Chávez Botello (77)Archbishop José Luis Chávez Botello (77)Permalink
(2003.11.08 – 2018.02.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Antequera (Mexico)

Servus Christi

Born:1941.02.08 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.19

Titular Bishop of Cova (1997.02.21 – 2001.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1997.02.21 – 2001.07.16)

Bishop of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (2001.07.16 – 2003.11.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (2003.11.08 – 2018.02.10)

Archbishop Héctor González Martínez (79)Archbishop Héctor González Martínez (79)Permalink
(1993.10.04 – 2003.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Durango (Mexico)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1939.03.28 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.24

Bishop of Campeche (Mexico) (1982.02.09 – 1988.02.04)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1988.02.04 – 1993.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1993.10.04 – 2003.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Durango (Mexico) (2003.02.11 – 2014.09.26)

Archbishop Bartolomé Carrasco BriseñoPermalink
(1976.06.11 – 1993.10.04)

Amo a la iglesia

Born:1918.08.18 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1945.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1963.12.17
Died:1999.01.07 († 80)

Bishop of Huejutla (Mexico) (1963.08.19 – 1967.05.18)

Titular Bishop of Claterna (1967.05.18 – 1971.06.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1967.05.18 – 1971.06.11)

Bishop of Tapachula (Mexico) (1971.06.11 – 1976.06.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1976.06.11 – 1993.10.04)

Archbishop Ernesto Corripio Ahumada (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1967.07.25 – 1976.03.08)

Nuestro vivir es Cristo

Born:1919.06.29 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1942.10.15
Consecrated Bishop:1953.03.19
Created Cardinal:1979.06.30
Died:2008.04.10 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Zapara (1952.12.27 – 1956.02.25)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria–Tamaulipas (Mexico) (1956.02.25 – 1958.02.25)

Bishop of Tampico (Mexico) (1958.02.25 – 1967.07.25)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1967 – 1973)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1967.07.25 – 1976.03.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Puebla de los Ángeles (Mexico) (1976.03.08 – 1977.07.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1977.07.19 – 1994.09.29)

Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata al Tiburtino (1979.06.30 – 2008.04.10)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1980 – 1982)

Archbishop Fortino Gómez LeónPermalink
(1942.11.21 – 1967.07.25)

Born:1890.08.11 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1913.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1943.02.24
Died:1986.06.13 († 95)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1942.11.21 – 1967.07.25)

Titular Archbishop of Ceramus (1967.07.25 – 1970.12.31)

Archbishop José Othón Núñez y ZáratePermalink
(1922.05.18 – 1941.03.05)

Born:1867.07.02 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1892.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1909.07.04
Died:1941.03.05 († 73)

Bishop of Zamora (Mexico) (1909.03.22 – 1922.03.17)

Titular Archbishop of Cabassa (1922.03.17 – 1922.05.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1922.03.17 – 1922.05.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1922.05.18 – 1941.03.05)

Archbishop Eulogio Gregorio Clemente Gillow y ZavalzaPermalink
(1891.06.23 – 1922.05.18)

Born:1841.03.11 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1865
Consecrated Bishop:1887.07.31
Died:1922.05.18 († 81)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1887.05.23 – 1891.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1891.06.23 – 1922.05.18)

Bishops of Antequera (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eulogio Gregorio Clemente Gillow y Zavalza (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1887.05.23 – 1891.06.23)

(see above)

Bishop Vicente Fermín Márquez y CarrizosaPermalink
(1868.06.22 – 1887.01.01)

Born:1811.07.06 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1835
Consecrated Bishop:1868.12.21
Died:1887.01.01 († 75)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1868.06.22 – 1887.01.01)

Bishop José María Covarrubias y MejíaPermalink
(1861.07.22 – 1867.12.25)

Born:1826.01.26
Ordained Priest:1838
Consecrated Bishop:1861.07.28
Died:1867.12.25 († 41)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1861.07.22 – 1867.12.25)

Bishop José Agustín Domínguez y DíazPermalink
(1854.04.11 – 1859.07.25)

Born:1796.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:1854.08.07
Died:1859.07.25 († 62)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1854.04.11 – 1859.07.25)

Bishop Antonio Mantecón e IbáñezPermalink
(1844.01.25 – 1852.02.11)

Born:1784.01.05 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1844.06.09
Died:1852.02.11 († 68)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1844.01.25 – 1852.02.11)

Bishop Angel Mariano de Morales y JassoPermalink
(1841.03.01 – 1843.03.27)

Born:1784.09.05 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1833.11.18
Died:1843.03.27 († 58)

Bishop of Sonora (Mexico) (1832.07.02 – 1834)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1841.03.01 – 1843.03.27)

Bishop Jose Epigmenio Villanueva y Gomez de EguiarretaPermalink
(1839.12.23 – 1840.05.13)

Born:1792.03.24 (Mexico)
Died:1840.05.13 († 48)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1839.12.23 – 1840.05.13)

Bishop Antonio Bergosa y Jordán (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1801.02.23 – 1817.11.15)

Born:1748.02.21 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.04.04
Died:1819.07.18 († 71)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1801.02.23 – 1817.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1817.11.15 – 1819.07.18)

Bishop Gregorio Jose de Omaña y SotomayorPermalink
(1792.09.24 – 1797.10.11)

Born:1739.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1793.02.24
Died:1797.10.11 († 58)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1792.09.24 – 1797.10.11)

Bishop José Gregorio Alonso de OrtigosaPermalink
(1775.05.29 – 1793.01.31)

Born:1720.05.28 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1775.12.17
Died:1797.08.27 († 77)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1775.05.29 – 1793.01.31)

Bishop Miguel Anselmo Álvarez de Abreu y ValdézPermalink
(1765.04.22 – 1774.07.25)

Born:1711 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1751.06.20
Died:1774.07.25 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Cisamus (1749.09.22 – 1765.04.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tlaxcala (Mexico) (1749.09.22 – 1765.04.22)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1765.04.22 – 1774.07.25)

Bishop Buenaventura Blanco y ElgueroPermalink
(1753.09.26 – 1764.05.12)

Born:1696.07.01 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1754.10.20
Died:1764.05.12 († 67)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1753.09.26 – 1764.05.12)

Bishop Diego Felipe Gómez de AnguloPermalink
(1744.09.28 – 1752.07.21)

Born:1676.05.11 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1745.09.12
Died:1752.07.21 († 76)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1744.09.28 – 1752.07.21)

Bishop Tomás Montaño y AarónPermalink
(1737.06.23 – 1742.10.24)

Born:1683.03.07 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1738.09.24
Died:1742.10.24 († 59)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1737.06.23 – 1742.10.24)

Bishop Francisco de Santiago y Calderón, O. de M.Permalink
(1729.07.06 – 1736.10.13)

Born:1669.02.05 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1730.06.11
Died:1736.10.13 († 67)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1729.07.06 – 1736.10.13)

Bishop Angel de Maldonado, O. Cist.Permalink
(1700.06.21 – 1728.04.17)

Born:1660 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1701.01.02
Died:1728.04.17 († 68)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1700.06.21 – 1728.04.17)

Bishop Manuel Plácido de Quirós de Porras, O.S.B.Permalink
(1698.04.07 – 1699.03.09)

Born:1651 (Spain)
Died:1699.03.09 († 48)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1698.04.07 – 1699.03.09)

Bishop Isidoro Sariñana y Medina CuencaPermalink
(1683 – 1696.11.10)

Born:1631.05.15 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1684.08.24
Died:1696.11.10 († 65)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1683 – 1696.11.10)

Bishop Nicolás Ortiz del Puerto y Colmenares SalgadoPermalink
(1679.02.07 – 1681.08.13)

Died:1681.08.13

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1679.02.07 – 1681.08.13)

Bishop Tomás de Monterroso, O.P.Permalink
(1664.06.23 – 1678.01.26)

Died:1678.01.26

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1664.06.23 – 1678.01.26)

Bishop Juan Alonso de Cuevas y Davaols (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1658.01.19 – 1664.04.28)

Born:1590.11.25 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1658
Died:1665.09.02 († 74)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1658.01.19 – 1664.04.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1664.04.28 – 1665.09.02)

Bishop Francisco Diego Díaz de Quintanilla y de Hevía y Valdés, O.S.B.Permalink
(1653.07.21 – 1656.12.06)

Born:1587.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1639.12.27
Died:1656.12.06 († 69)

Bishop of Durango (Mexico) (1639.08.08 – 1653.07.21)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1653.07.21 – 1656.12.06)

Bishop Bartolomé de Benavente y BenavidesPermalink
(1639.06.27 – 1652.07.26)

Born:1594.08.24 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1640
Died:1652.07.26 († 57)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1639.06.27 – 1652.07.26)

Bishop Leonel de Cervantes y CaravajalPermalink
(1636.02.18 – 1637)

Consecrated Bishop:1622.07.15
Died:1637

Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia) (1621.03.17 – 1625.12.01)

Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1625.12.01 – 1629.12.17)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1629.12.17 – 1636.02.18)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1636.02.18 – 1637)

Bishop Juan Bartolome de Bohórquez e Hinojosa, O.P.Permalink
(1617.11.13 – 1633.09)

Born:1542.08.24 (Mexico)
Died:1633.09 († 91)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1611.07.17 – 1617.11.13)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1617.11.13 – 1633.09)

Bishop Juan de CervantesPermalink
(1608.05.28 – 1614.09.13)

Born:1553.06.24 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1608
Died:1614.09.13 († 61)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1608.05.28 – 1614.09.13)

Bishop Baltazar de Covarrubias y Múñoz, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1605.06.06 – 1608.02.04)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1601
Died:1622.07.22

Bishop of Paraguay (Paraguay) (1601 – 1603.01.13)

Bishop of Nueva Caceres (Philippines) (1603.01.13 – 1605.06.06)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1605.06.06 – 1608.02.04)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1608.02.04 – 1622.07.22)

Bishop Bartolomé de Ledesma, O.P.Permalink
(1583.06.03 – 1604.02.16)

Consecrated Bishop:1584
Died:1604.02.16

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1580.10.20 – 1583.06.03)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1583.06.03 – 1604.02.16)

Bishop Bernardo de Albuquerque, O.P.Permalink
(1561.06.27 – 1579.07.23)

Consecrated Bishop:1562.11.08
Died:1579.07.23

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1561.06.27 – 1579.07.23)

Bishop Juan Lopez de ZáratePermalink
(1535.06.21 – 1555.09.10)

Born:1490.06.24 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1537.04.08
Died:1555.09.10 († 65)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1535.06.21 – 1555.09.10)

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