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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Granada

Spain Spain

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Almería, Cartagena, Guadix, Jaén, Málaga

Cathedral Dedication: December 1

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2003.03.15 – ...):Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández (66)Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández (66)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Granada (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández (66)Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández (66)
(2003.03.15 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain)

Veritas liberabit vos

Born:1947.12.20 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1972.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1985.05.11

Titular Bishop of Voli (1985.03.20 – 1996.03.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Madrid (Spain) (1985.03.20 – 1996.03.15)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1996.03.15 – 2003.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (2003.03.15 – ...)

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera (68)Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera (68) (later Cardinal)
(1996.12.10 – 2002.10.24)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio
Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Toledo (Spain)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1945.10.15 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1992.04.25
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1992.03.06 – 1996.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1996.12.10 – 2002.10.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) (2002.10.24 – 2008.12.09)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Spain (2005.03.08 – 2008.03.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (2006.03.24 [2006.05.21] – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Toledo (Spain) (2008.12.09 – 2009.04.16)

Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2008.12.09 – ...)

Archbishop José Méndez Asensio
(1978.01.31 – 1996.12.10)

Born:1921.03.21 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1946.04.13
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.03
Died:2006.04.15 († 85)

Bishop of Tarazona (Spain) (1968.07.22 – 1971.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pamplona–Tudela (Spain) (1971.12.03 – 1978.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1978.01.31 – 1996.12.10)

Archbishop Emilio Benavent Escuín
(1974.02.03 – 1977.05.25)

Born:1914.04.10 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1943.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1955.02.13
Died:2008.01.04 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Cercina (1954.12.06 – 1967.04.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1954.12.06 – 1967.04.07)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1967.04.07 – 1968.08.26)

Titular Archbishop of Tiburnia (1968.08.26 – 1974.02.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1968.08.26 – 1974.02.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1968.08.26 – 1974.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1974.02.03 – 1977.05.25)

Archbishop Military Vicar of Spain (Spain) (1977.05.25 – 1982.10.27)

Titular Archbishop of Maximiana in Numidia (1977.05.25 – 1998.03.07)

Archbishop Rafael García y García de Castro
(1953.05.09 – 1974.02.03)

Born:1895.10.18 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1919.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1943.03.07
Died:1974.02.03 († 78)

Bishop of Jaén (Spain) (1942.12.29 – 1953.05.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1953.05.09 – 1974.02.03)

Archbishop Balbino Santos y Olivera
(1946.11.24 – 1953.02.14)

Born:1887.03.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1911.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1935.10.27
Died:1953.02.14 († 65)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1935.08.05 – 1946.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1946.11.24 – 1953.02.14)

Cardinal Agustín Parrado García
(1934.04.04 – 1946.10.08)

Born:1872.10.05 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1895.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1925.08.16
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1946.10.08 († 74)

Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1925.05.20 – 1934.04.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1934.04.04 – 1946.10.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Jaén (Spain) (1936 – 1942.12.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Guadix (Spain) (1939 – 1942)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agostino (1946.02.22 – 1946.10.08)

Cardinal Vicente Casanova y Marzol
(1921.03.07 – 1930.10.23)

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)

Archbishop José Meseguer y Costa
(1905.03.27 – 1920.12.09)

Born:1843.11.09 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1867.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1890.03.19
Died:1920.12.09 († 77)

Bishop of Lérida (Spain) (1889.12.30 – 1905.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1905.03.27 – 1920.12.09)

Patriarch José Moreno y Mazón
(1885.03.27 – 1905.01.17)

Born:1825.12.04 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1877.07.25
Died:1905.01.17 († 79)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1877.03.20 – 1881.11.18)

Titular Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1881.11.18 – 1885.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1885.03.27 – 1905.01.17)

Archbishop Bienvenudo Monzon y Martin
(1866.06.08 – 1885.03.27)

Born:1820.12.14 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1862.05.25
Died:1885.08.10 († 64)

Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1862.04.07 – 1866.06.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1866.06.08 – 1885.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1885.03.27 – 1885.08.10)

Archbishop Salvador José Reyes García de Lara
(1851.09.05 – 1865.03.31)

Born:1780.04.08 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1848.08.24
Died:1865.03.31 († 84)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1848.01.17 – 1851.09.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1851.09.05 – 1865.03.31)

Archbishop Luis Antonio Folgueras Sión
(1848.01.17 – 1850.10.28)

Ave Maria gratia plena

Born:1769.12.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1825.01.30
Died:1850.10.28 († 80)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Spain) ([1824.06.24] 1824.09.27 – 1848.01.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1848.01.17 – 1850.10.28)

Archbishop Juan José Bonel y Orbe (later Cardinal)
(1838.10.18 – 1847.10.04)

Aciem et veritatem diligite

Born:1782.03.17 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1805
Consecrated Bishop:1831.06.12
Created Cardinal:1850.09.30
Died:1857.02.11 († 74)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) ([1830.11.27] 1831.02.28 – 1833.06.29)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1833.06.29 – 1847.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1838.10.18 – 1847.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) (1847.10.04 – 1857.02.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace (1854.11.30 – 1857.02.11)

Archbishop Blas Joaquín Alvarez Palma
(1814.12.13 – 1837.11.29)

Born:1754.01.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1798.06.17
Died:1837.11.29 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Assuras (1798.04.17 – 1801.07.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1798.04.17 – 1801.07.20)

Bishop of Albarracin (Spain) (1801.07.20 – 1802.12.20)

Bishop of Teruel (Spain) (1802.12.20 – 1814.12.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1814.12.13 – 1837.11.29)

Archbishop Juan Manuel Moscoso y Peralta
(1789.08.03 – 1811.07.24)

Born:1723.01.06 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1771
Died:1811.07.24 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Tricomia (1770.03.12 – 1771.06.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) ([1769.10.15] 1770.03.12 – 1771.06.17)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) (1771.06.17 – 1778.09.28)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1778.09.28 – 1789.08.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1789.08.03 – 1811.07.24)

Archbishop Antonio Jorge y Galván
(1776.01.29 – 1787.09.02)

Born:1717.04.27 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1767.07.05
Died:1787.09.02 († 70)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1767.04.27 – 1776.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1776.01.29 – 1787.09.02)

Archbishop Pedro Antonio de Barroeta Angel
(1757.12.19 – 1775.03.20)

Born:1701.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1751.01.03
Died:1775.03.20 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lima (Peru) (1748.09.18 – 1757.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1757.12.19 – 1775.03.20)

Archbishop Onésimo Salamanca Zaldívar
(1752.03.20 – 1757.12.19)

Born:1687.07.09 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1740.02.25
Died:1761.01.14 († 73)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1739.12.14 – 1752.03.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1752.03.20 – 1757.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1757.12.19 – 1761.01.14)

Archbishop Felipe de los Tueros Huerta
(1734.01.20 – 1751.09.12)

Born:1675.03.16 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1721.05.04
Died:1751.09.12 († 76)

Bishop of Guadix (Spain) (1721.02.03 – 1734.01.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1734.01.20 – 1751.09.12)

Archbishop Francisco Eustaquio Perea Porras
(1720.07.03 – 1723.09)

Born:1666.11.15 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1705.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1715.11
Died:1723.09 († 56)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1715.09.23 – 1720.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1720.07.03 – 1723.09)

Archbishop Martín Ascargorta
(1692.10.25 – 1719.02.25)

Died:1719.02.25

Bishop of Salamanca (Spain) (1689 – 1692.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1692.10.25 – 1719.02.25)

Archbishop Alonso Bernardo de Ríos y Guzmán, O.SS.T.
(1677.09.13 – 1692.10.05)

Born:1626 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1669
Died:1692.10.05 († 66)

Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1668.09.17 – 1671.11.16)

Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (1671.11.16 – 1677.09.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1677.09.13 – 1692.10.05)

Archbishop Francisco de Rois y Mendoza, O. Cist.
(1673.05.29 – 1677.03.16)

Died:1677.03.16

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1673.05.29 – 1677.03.16)

Archbishop Diego Escolano y Ledesma
(1668 – 1672.09.04)

Died:1672.09.04

Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1656 – 1660.07.19)

Bishop of Tarazona (Spain) (1660.07.19 – 1664.03.17)

Bishop of Segovia (Spain) (1664.03.17 – 1668)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1668 – 1672.09.04)

Archbishop José Argáiz Pérez
(1654.07.27 – 1667.05.28)

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)

Archbishop Martín Carrillo Alderete
(1641.07.01 – 1653.06.29)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1633.05.20
Died:1653.06.29

Bishop of Oviedo (Spain) (1633.01.10 – 1636.06.09)

Bishop of Osma (Spain) (1636.06.09 – 1641.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1641.07.01 – 1653.06.29)

Archbishop Fernando Valdés Llano
(1633.07.18 – 1639)

Born:1575.07.28 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1625.11.16
Died:1639 († 64)

Bishop of Teruel (Spain) (1625.07.09 – 1633.07.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1633.07.18 – 1639)

Archbishop Miguel Santos de Sampedro
(1630.11.13 – 1633)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1633

Bishop of Solsona (Spain) (1624.04.15 – 1630.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1630.11.13 – 1633)

Cardinal Agustín Spínola Basadone
(1626.09.07 – 1630.10.23)

Born:1597 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1621.01.11
Consecrated Bishop:1623.06.24
Died:1649.02.12 († 52)

Bishop of Tortosa (Spain) (1623.03.05 – 1626.09.07)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano (1623.12.18 – 1631.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1626.09.07 – 1630.10.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1630.10.23 – 1645.01.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola (1631.03.24 – 1649.02.12)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1632.01.10 – 1633.01.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1645.01.16 – 1649.02.12)

Archbishop Garcerán Albañell
(1620.11.16 – 1625)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1621
Died:1625

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1620.11.16 – 1625)

Archbishop Felipe Tarsis de Acuña, O.S.
(1616.02.24 – 1620.06.20)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1620.06.20

Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1608.02.11 – 1616.02.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1616.02.24 – 1620.06.20)

Archbishop Pedro González de Mendoza, O.F.M.
(1610.07.19 – 1616.02.08)

Born:1571.02.10 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1610.08.29
Died:1639.07.23 († 68)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1610.07.19 – 1616.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zaragoza (Spain) (1616.02.08 – 1623.10.02)

Archbishop-Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1623.10.02 – 1639.07.23)

Archbishop Pedro Castro y Quiñones
(1589.12.06 – 1610.07.05)

Born:1534.05.14 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1590.05.18
Died:1623.12.20 († 89)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1589.12.06 – 1610.07.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1610.07.05 – 1623.12.20)

Archbishop Juan Méndez de Salvatierra
(1577.09.11 – 1588.05.24)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1588.05.24

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1577.09.11 – 1588.05.24)

Archbishop Pedro Guerrero Logroño
(1546.10.28 – 1576.04.02)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1547.02.27
Died:1576.04.02

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1546.10.28 – 1576.04.02)

Archbishop Fernando Niño de Guevara (later Patriarch)
(1542.03.22 – 1546.10.08)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1539.10.05
Died:1552.09.16

Bishop of Orense (Spain) (1539.08.18 – 1542.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1542.03.22 – 1546.10.08)

Titular Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1546.10.08 – 1552.09.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Sigüenza (Spain) (1546.10.08 – 1552.09.16)

Archbishop Gaspar de Ávalos de la Cueva (later Cardinal)
(1529.01.22 – 1542.03.29)

Born:1485 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1524?
Created Cardinal:1544.12.19
Died:1545.11.02 († 60)

Bishop of Guadix (Spain) (1524.11.14 – 1529.01.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1529.01.22 – 1542.03.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1542.03.29 – 1545.11.02)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1544.12.19 – 1545.11.02)

Archbishop Pedro Ramírez de Alba, O.S.H.
(1526.12.19 – 1528.07.21)

Born:1460 (Spain)
Died:1528.07.21 († 68)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1526.12.19 – 1528.07.21)

Archbishop Pedro Portocarrero
(1525.06.26 – 1526.06.05)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1524
Died:1526.06.05

Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (1523.12.31 – 1525.06.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1525.06.26 – 1526.06.05)

Archbishop Francisco Herrera Ruesta
(1524.06.08 – 1524.12)

Born:1473.12.25 (Spain)
Died:1524.12 († 51)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1524.06.08 – 1524.12)

Archbishop Antonio de Rojas Manrique (later Patriarch)
(1507 – 1524)

Born: (Spain)

Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1496 – 1507)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1507 – 1524)

Titular Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1524 – 1526)

Bishop of Burgos (Spain) (1525 – 1527)

Archbishop Hernando de Talavera, O.S.H.
(1492 – 1507.05.14)

Born:1428
Died:1507.05.14 († 79)

Apostolic Administrator of Salamanca (Spain) (1483 – 1485)

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1485 – 1492)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1492 – 1507.05.14)

Bishops of Granada (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan de Pastor
(1479 – ?)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1479 – ?)

Bishop Hernando de Castilla
(1473 – ?)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1473 – ?)

Bishop Francisco de Lausana
(1461 – ?)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1461 – ?)

Bishop Diego de Guadalajara
(1447 – ?)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1447 – ?)

Bishop Juan de Haterano
(1442 – ?)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1442 – ?)

Bishop Gonzalo de Valbuena
(1437 – 1442)

Bishop of Granada (Spain) (1437 – 1442)

Former Prelates


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