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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Guadalajara

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 20,827 km²

Population: 5,525,359 Catholics (89.6% of 6,168,300 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Aguascalientes, Autlán, Ciudad Guzmán, Colima, San Juan de los Lagos, Tepic, El Nayar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Autlán (↙), Tepic (↖), El Nayar (↖), Zacatecas (↑), Aguascalientes (↗), San Juan de los Lagos (→), Zamora (↘), Ciudad Guzmán (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 477 parishes, 1,100 missions, 1,588 priests (1,243 diocesan, 345 religious), 2 deacons, 3,697 lay religious (804 brothers, 2,893 sisters), 625 seminarians (2015)

Address: Liceo # 17, Centro, 44100 - Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

Phone: (33) 36-14-55-04

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Autlán (↙), Tepic (↖), El Nayar (↖), Zacatecas (↑), Aguascalientes (↗), San Juan de los Lagos (→), Zamora (↘), Ciudad Guzmán (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.12.07 – ...):Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (69)Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (69)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Presentazione

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

Auxiliary Bishop (2018.02.02 – ...):Bishop Héctor López Alvarado (47)Bishop Héctor López Alvarado (47)

Titular Bishop of Sereddeli

Auxiliary Bishop (2018.02.02 – ...):Bishop Juan Manuel Muñoz Curiel, O.F.M. (60)Bishop Juan Manuel Muñoz Curiel, O.F.M. (60)

Titular Bishop of Tucci

Auxiliary Bishop (2018.02.02 – ...):Bishop Engelberto Polino Sánchez (52)Bishop Engelberto Polino Sánchez (52)

Titular Bishop of Vazari-Didda

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Guadalajara (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (69)Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (69)Permalink
(2011.12.07 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Presentazione
Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico)
President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.)

In simplicitate fidei

Born:1949.03.02 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1976.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.05
Created Cardinal:2007.11.24

Titular Bishop of Bossa (1991.04.30 – 1996.06.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toluca (Mexico) (1991.04.30 – 1996.06.15)

Bishop of Toluca (Mexico) (1996.06.15 – 2003.01.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (2003.01.25 – 2011.12.07)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Presentazione (2007.11.24 [2008.10.25] – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (2011.12.07 – ...)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (2012.11.14 – ...)

Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez (85)Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez (85)Permalink
(1994.04.21 – 2011.12.07)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe e S. Filippo Martire
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Servus

Born:1933.03.28 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1957.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1988.04.30
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26

Coadjutor Bishop of Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) (1988.03.03 – 1992.07.11)

Bishop of Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) (1992.07.11 – 1994.04.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1994.04.21 – 2011.12.07)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe e S. Filippo Martire (1994.11.26 – ...)

Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas OcampoPermalink
(1987.05.15 – 1993.05.24)

Quién come Dios

Born:1926.11.10 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1950.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1970.06.14
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28
Died:1993.05.24 († 66)

Bishop of Tijuana (Mexico) (1970.03.21 – 1982.12.28)

Bishop of Cuernavaca (Mexico) (1982.12.28 – 1987.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1987.05.15 – 1993.05.24)

First Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1991 – 1993)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe e S. Filippo Martire (1991.06.28 – 1993.05.24)

Cardinal José Salazar LópezPermalink
(1970.02.21 – 1987.05.15)

Ministrare

Born:1910.01.12 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1934.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1961.08.20
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1991.07.09 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Prusias ad Hypium (1961.05.22 – 1967.09.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Zamora (Mexico) (1961.05.22 – 1967.09.15)

Bishop of Zamora (Mexico) (1967.09.15 – 1970.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1970.02.21 – 1987.05.15)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1973 – 1980)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza (1973.03.05 – 1991.07.09)

Cardinal José Garibi RiveraPermalink
(1936.02.18 – 1969.03.01)

Diligite alterutrum

Born:1889.01.30 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1912.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:1930.05.07
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Died:1972.05.27 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Rhosus (1929.12.16 – 1934.12.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1929.12.16 – 1934.12.22)

Titular Archbishop of Bizya (1934.12.22 – 1936.02.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1934.12.22 – 1936.02.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1936.02.18 – 1969.03.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (1958.12.18 – 1972.05.27)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1960 – 1963)

Archbishop José Francisco Orozco y JiménezPermalink
(1912.12.02 – 1936.02.18)

In fide et lenitate

Born:1864.11.19 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1887.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1902.08.15
Died:1936.02.18 († 71)

Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico) (1902.07.09 – 1912.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1912.12.02 – 1936.02.18)

Archbishop José de Jesús Ortíz y RodríguezPermalink
(1901.09.16 – 1912.06.19)

Born:1849.11.29 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1877
Consecrated Bishop:1893.09.10
Died:1912.06.19 († 62)

Bishop of Chihuahua (Mexico) (1893.06.10 – 1901.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1901.09.16 – 1912.06.19)

Archbishop Jacinto López y RomoPermalink
(1899.08.19 – 1900.12.31)

Born:1831.09.10 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1855
Consecrated Bishop:1886.08.29
Died:1900.12.31 († 69)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1886.06.10 – 1891.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1891.06.23 – 1899.08.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1899.08.19 – 1900.12.31)

Archbishop Pedro José de Jesús Loza y PardavéPermalink
(1868.06.22 – 1898.11.15)

Born:1812.01.18 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1838.10.08
Consecrated Bishop:1852.08.22
Died:1898.11.15 († 86)

Bishop of Sonora (Mexico) (1852.03.18 – 1868.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1868.06.22 – 1898.11.15)

Archbishop Pedro Espinosa y DávalosPermalink
(1863.01.26 – 1866.11.12)

Born:1793.06.29 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1816.10.20
Consecrated Bishop:1854.01.18
Died:1866.11.12 († 73)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1853.09.12 – 1863.01.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1863.01.26 – 1866.11.12)

Bishops of Guadalajara (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Espinosa y Dávalos (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1853.09.12 – 1863.01.26)

(see above)

Bishop Diego de Aranda y CarpinteiroPermalink
(1836.07.11 – 1853.03.17)

Born:1776.12.20 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1800
Consecrated Bishop:1836.11.30
Died:1853.03.17 († 76)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1836.07.11 – 1853.03.17)

Bishop José Miguel Gordoa y BarriosPermalink
(1831.02.28 – 1832.07.12)

Born:1777.03.21 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1831.08.21
Died:1832.07.12 († 55)

Titular Bishop of Canea (1830.10.19 – 1831.02.28)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1831.02.28 – 1832.07.12)

Bishop Juan Cruz Ruiz de Cabañas y CrespoPermalink
(1795.12.18 – 1824.11.28)

Born:1752.05.03 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1795.04.19
Died:1824.11.28 († 72)

Bishop of León (Nicaragua) (1794.09.12 – 1795.12.18)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1795.12.18 – 1824.11.28)

Bishop Esteban Lorenzo de Tristán y EsmenotaPermalink
(1793.04.19 – 1794.12.10)

Born:1723.08.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1776.01.14
Died:1794.12.10 († 71)

Bishop of León (Nicaragua) (1775.09.11 – 1783.12.15)

Bishop of Durango (Mexico) (1783.12.15 – 1793.04.19)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1793.04.19 – 1794.12.10)

Bishop Antonio Alcalde y Barriga, O.P.Permalink
(1771.08.19 – 1792.08.07)

Born:1701.03.15 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1763.05.08
Died:1792.08.07 († 91)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1762.01.25 – 1771.08.19)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1771.08.19 – 1792.08.07)

Bishop Diego Rodríguez de Rivas y VelascoPermalink
(1762.03.29 – 1770.12.11)

Born:1707
Consecrated Bishop:1751
Died:1770.12.11 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1750.11.16 – 1762.03.29)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1762.03.29 – 1770.12.11)

Bishop Francisco de San Buenaventura Martínez de Tejada y Díez de Velasco, O.F.M.Permalink
(1751.12.20 – 1760.12.20)

Born:1686.05.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1734.06.20
Died:1760.12.20 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Tricale (1732.09.03 – 1745.08.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1732.09.03 – 1745.08.23)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1745.08.23 – 1751.12.20)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1751.12.20 – 1760.12.20)

Bishop Juan Leandro Gómez de Parada Valdez y MendozaPermalink
(1735 – 1751.01.14)

Born:1678.03.21 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1716.10.28
Died:1751.01.14 († 72)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1715.12.07 – 1728.12.14)

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1728.12.14 – 1735)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1735 – 1751.01.14)

Bishop Nicolás Carlos Gómez de Cervantes y Velázquez de la CadenaPermalink
(1726.02.20 – 1734.11.06)

Born:1668.11 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1723
Died:1734.11.06 († 66)

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1723 – 1726.02.20)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1726.02.20 – 1734.11.06)

Bishop Juan Bautista Alvarez de Toledo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1723.07.02 – 1725)

Born:1655.05.28 (El Salvador)
Consecrated Bishop:1708.12.15
Died:1726.07.10 († 71)

Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico) (1708.09.24 – 1713.12.09)

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1713.12.09 – 1723.07.02)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1723.07.02 – 1725)

Fr. Pedro de Tapiz y GarcíaPermalink
(1722.04.16 – 1722 not possessed)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1722.04.16 – 1722 not possessed)

Bishop Manuel de Mimbela y Morlans, O.F.M.Permalink
(1714.02.26 – 1721.05.04)

Born:1661.06.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1714.11.04
Died:1721.05.04 († 59)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1714.02.26 – 1721.05.04)

Archbishop Diego Camacho y ÁvilaPermalink
(1704.01.14 – 1712.10.19)

Born:1652.11.12
Consecrated Bishop:1696.08.19
Died:1712.10.19 († 59)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (1695.11.28 – 1704.01.14)

Archbishop-Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1704.01.14 – 1712.10.19)

Bishop Felipe Galindo Chávez y Pineda, O.P.Permalink
(1695.05.30 – 1702.03.07)

Born:1638 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1695.11.30
Died:1702.03.07 († 64)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1695.05.30 – 1702.03.07)

Bishop Juan de Santiago y León GarabitoPermalink
(1677.09.13 – 1694.07.11)

Born:1641.07.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1678.05.22
Died:1694.07.11 († 52)

Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (1676 – 1677.09.13)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1677.09.13 – 1694.07.11)

Bishop Manuel Fernández de Santa Cruz y SahagúnPermalink
(1674.02.19 – 1676.06.02)

Born:1637.01.18
Consecrated Bishop:1675.08.24
Died:1699.02.01 († 62)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1674.02.19 – 1676.06.02)

Bishop of Puebla de los Angeles (Mexico) (1676.06.02 – 1699.02.01)

Bishop Francisco Verdín y MolinaPermalink
(1665.07.06 – 1673.11.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1666.06.27
Died:1675.04.29

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1665.07.06 – 1673.11.27)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1673.11.27 – 1675.04.29)

Bishop Juan Ruiz de ColmeneroPermalink
(1646.06.25 – 1663.09.28)

Born:1596 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1647
Died:1663.09.28 († 67)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1646.06.25 – 1663.09.28)

Bishop Juan Sánchez Duque de EstradaPermalink
(1636.07.21 – 1641.11.12)

Born:1581 (Spain)
Died:1643 († 62)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1636.07.21 – 1641.11.12)

Bishop of Trujillo (Peru) (1641.11.12 – 1643)

Bishop Leonel de Cervantes y CaravajalPermalink
(1629.12.17 – 1636.02.18)

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 Francisco de Rivera y Pareja, O. de M.Permalink
(1618.01.29 – 1629.09.17)

Born:1561 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1618.11.26
Died:1637.09.05 († 76)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1618.01.29 – 1629.09.17)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1629.09.17 – 1637.09.05)

Bishop Juan de Valle y Arredondo, O.S.B.Permalink
(1606.03.19 – 1617)

Born:1567 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1607.12
Died:1622.02.20 († 55)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1606.03.19 – 1617)

Bishop Alfonso de la Mota y EscobarPermalink
(1598.03.11 – 1607.02.12)

Born:1546.05.18 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1599.06
Died:1625.03.16 († 78)

Bishop of León (Nicaragua) (1594.03.31 – 1595)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1598.03.11 – 1607.02.12)

Bishop of Puebla de los Angeles (Mexico) (1607.02.12 – 1625.03.16)

Bishop Francisco Santos García de Ontiveros y MartínezPermalink
(1592.05.22 – 1596.06.28)

Consecrated Bishop:1593.10.03
Died:1596.06.28

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1592.05.22 – 1596.06.28)

Fr. Pedro Suarez de Escobar, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1591 – 1591)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1591 – 1591)

Bishop Domingo de Alzola, O.P.Permalink
(1582.07.06 – 1590.02.11)

Born:1532 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1582.10.19
Died:1590.02.11 († 58)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1582.07.06 – 1590.02.11)

Bishop Francisco Gómez de Mendiola y SolórzanoPermalink
(1574.04.19 – 1576.04.23)

Born:1519.01.19 (Spain)
Died:1576.04.23 († 57)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1574.04.19 – 1576.04.23)

Bishop Pedro de Ayala, O.F.M.Permalink
(1561.12.18 – 1569.09.19)

Born:1503 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1562.11.08
Died:1569.09.19 († 66)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1561.12.18 – 1569.09.19)

Bishop Pedro Gómez MalaverPermalink
(1548.07.13 – 1551.12.28)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1549.02.16
Died:1551.12.28

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1548.07.13 – 1551.12.28)

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