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Diocese of

León

Spain Spain

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: León / Legionen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Oviedo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Astorga (←), Oviedo (↑), Santander (↗), Palencia (↘), Valladolid (↓), Zamora (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.10.21 – ...):Bishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (59)Bishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of León (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (59)Bishop Luis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F. (59)
(2020.10.21 – ...)

Bishop of León (Spain)

Apaciéntame, Señor; apacienta Tú conmigo

Born:1963.06.14 (Segovia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1988.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.07

Bishop of Mondoñedo–Ferrol (Spain) (2016.03.16 – 2020.10.21)

Bishop of León (Spain) (2020.10.21 – ...)

Bishop Julián López Martín (77)Bishop Julián López Martín (77)
(2002.03.19 – 2020.10.21)

Bishop emeritus of León (Spain)

Misericors et fidelis

Born:1945.04.21 (Toro, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.25

Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (1994.07.15 – 2002.03.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (2002 – 2003.02.26)

Bishop of León (Spain) (2002.03.19 – 2020.10.21)

Bishop Antonio Vilaplana Molina
(1987.02.09 – 2002.03.19)

Born:1926.02.28 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1949.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1976.10.31
Died:2010.01.14 († 83)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1976.09.17 – 1987.02.09)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1987.02.09 – 2002.03.19)

Bishop Juan Angel Belda Dardiñá
(1983.08.30 – 1987.02.09)

Born:1926.09.07 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.01
Died:2010.02.22 († 83)

Bishop of Jaca (Spain) (1978.01.31 – 1983.07.28)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1983.08.30 – 1987.02.09)

Bishop Fernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F. (later Cardinal)
(1979.08.22 – 1983.07.28)

Veritas in caritate

Born:1929.12.14 (Calatayud, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1979.09.29
Created Cardinal:2014.02.22
Died:2019.01.24 (Málaga, Spain † 89)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1979.08.22 – 1983.07.28)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Spain (1982 – 1988)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1988.04.08 – 1993.03.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Málaga (Spain) (1991.09.15 – 1993.03.26)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Spain (1993 – 1999.03.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pamplona y Tudela (Spain) (1993.03.26 – 2007.07.31)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Spain (2002.03 – 2005.03.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Calahorra y La Calzada–Logroño (Spain) (2003.09.15 – 2004.05.29)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Angela Merici (2014.02.22 [2014.09.21] – 2019.01.24)

Bishop Luis María de Larrea y Legarreta
(1971.07.09 – 1979.02.16)

Ecce ego, mitte me

Born:1918.04.19 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1971.09.25
Died:2009.05.27 († 91)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1971.07.09 – 1979.02.16)

Bishop of Bilbao (Spain) (1979.02.16 – 1995.09.08)

Bishop Luis Almarcha Hernández
(1944.07.10 – 1970.04.04)

Born:1887.10.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1910.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1944.09.24
Died:1974.12.17 († 87)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1944.07.10 – 1970.04.04)

Titular Bishop of Elepla (1970.04.04 – 1970.12.11)

Bishop Carmelo Ballester y Nieto, C.M. (later Archbishop)
(1938.02.12 – 1943.06.10)

Born:1881.02.15 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1903.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1938.05.15
Died:1949.01.31 († 67)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1938.02.12 – 1943.06.10)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1943.06.10 – 1948.10.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1948.10.09 – 1949.01.31)

Bishop José Alvarez y Miranda
(1913.07.18 – 1937.03.04)

Born:1850.12.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1875.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1913.11.21
Died:1937.03.04 († 86)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1913.07.18 – 1937.03.04)

Bishop Ramón Guillamet y Coma
(1909.04.29 – 1913.07.18)

Born:1856.03.23 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1878.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1909.10.10
Died:1926.04.14 († 70)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1909.04.29 – 1913.07.18)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1913.07.18 – 1920.04.22)

Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1920.04.22 – 1926.04.14)

Bishop Juan Manuel Sanz y Saravia
(1905.03.27 – 1909.04.29)

Born:1848.03.30 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1872
Consecrated Bishop:1905.07.23
Died:1919.06.19 († 71)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1905.03.27 – 1909.04.29)

Bishop of Jaén (Spain) (1909.04.29 – 1919.06.19)

Bishop Francisco Gómez-Salazar y Lucio-Villegas
(1886.06.10 – 1904.10.10)

Born:1827.07.07 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1854
Consecrated Bishop:1886.08.22
Died:1906.03.13 († 78)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1886.06.10 – 1904.10.10)

Bishop Saturnino Fernandez de Castro y de la Cotera (later Archbishop)
(1875.07.05 – 1883.03.15)

Born:1827.02.11 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1875.10.03
Died:1886.04.26 († 59)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1875.07.05 – 1883.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1883.03.15 – 1886.04.26)

Bishop Calixto Castrillo Ornedo
(1863.10.01 – 1869.09.17)

Born:1804.10.11 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1862.03.23
Died:1869.09.17 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Doliche (1861.12.23 – 1863.10.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1861.12.23 – 1863.10.01)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1863.10.01 – 1869.09.17)

Bishop Joaquín Barbarejo Villar
(1848.01.17 – 1863.02.26)

Born:1792.08.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1848.07.16
Died:1863.02.26 († 70)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1848.01.17 – 1863.02.26)

Bishop Joaquín Abarca Blanque
(1824.09.27 – 1844.06.21)

Born:1778.05.22 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1825.03.20
Died:1844.06.21 († 66)

Bishop of León (Spain) ([1824.06.27] 1824.09.27 – 1844.06.21)

Bishop Ignacio Ramón Roda
(1814.12.19 – 1823.01.04)

Born:1752.10.17 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1815.02.26
Died:1823.01.04 († 70)

Bishop of León (Spain) ([1814.09.25] 1814.12.19 – 1823.01.04)

Bishop Pedro Luis Blanco
(1800.08.11 – 1811.11.22)

Born:1749.08.25 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1800.11.16
Died:1811.11.22 († 62)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1800.08.11 – 1811.11.22)

Bishop Cayetano Antonio Cuadrillero Mota
(1777.12.15 – 1800.04.03)

Born:1724.08.17 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1763.08.28
Died:1800.04.03 († 75)

Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain) (1763.07.18 – 1777.12.15)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1777.12.15 – 1800.04.03)

Bishop Baltasar Yusta Navarro
(1770.09.10 – 1777.02.17)

Born:1718.09.25 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1770.10.28
Died:1787.12 († 69)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1770.09.10 – 1777.02.17)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1777.02.17 – 1787.12)

Bishop Pascual de los Herreros
(1762.04.23 – 1770.03.30)

Born:1692.04.16 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1762.10.10
Died:1770.03.30 († 77)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1762.04.23 – 1770.03.30)

Bishop Alfonso Fernández Pantoja
(1753.04.09 – 1761.11.06)

Born:1706.03.14 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1753
Died:1761.11.06 († 55)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1753.04.09 – 1761.11.06)

Bishop José de Lupia y Roger, O.S.B.
(1735.12.19 – 1752.11.21)

Died:1752.11.21

Bishop of León (Spain) (1735.12.19 – 1752.11.21)

Bishop Francisco de la Torre Herrera
(1730.07.24 – 1735.02.01)

Born:1675.04.09 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1730.10.15
Died:1735.02.01 († 59)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1730.07.24 – 1735.02.01)

Bishop Juan Fernández Zapata
(1729.08.03 – 1729.10.12)

Born:1665 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1722.08.16
Died:1729.10.12 († 64)

Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1722.06.01 – 1729.08.03)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1729.08.03 – 1729.10.12)

Bishop Martín Zalayeta Lizarza
(1720.05.27 – 1728.09.11)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1720.08.18
Died:1728.09.11

Bishop of León (Spain) (1720.05.27 – 1728.09.11)

Bishop José Ulzurrun de Asanza y Civera
(1714.09.17 – 1718.04.17)

Born:1659 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1714.12.09
Died:1718.04.17 († 59)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1714.09.17 – 1718.04.17)

Bishop Manuel Pérez Araciel y Rada (later Archbishop)
(1704.04.28 – 1714.06.13)

Born:1653 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1704
Died:1726.09.27 († 73)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1704.04.28 – 1714.06.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zaragoza (Spain) (1714.06.13 – 1726.09.27)

Bishop José Gregorio de Rojas y Velázquez
(1694 – 1704.04.07)

Died:1709.11.24

Bishop of León (Spain) (1694 – 1704.04.07)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1704.04.07 – 1709.11.24)

Bishop Juan Aparicio Navarro
(1680.11.22 – 1696.11.06)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1674.06.03
Died:1696.11.06

Bishop of Lugo (Spain) (1673.11.27 – 1680.11.22)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1680.11.22 – 1696.11.06)

Bishop Juan Álvarez Osorio
(1672 – 1679.11)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1672 – 1679.11)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1679.11 – 1679 not possessed)

Bishop Juan de Toledo, O.S.H.
(1664 – 1672.04.06)

Died:1672.04.06

Bishop of Islas Canarias (Spain) (1659 – 1664)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1664 – 1672.04.06)

Archbishop Mateo de Sagade Bugueiro
(1662 – 1664.01.28)

Born:1605 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1656.07.25
Died:1672.08.26 († 67)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1655.09.19 – 1664.01.28)

Bishop of Cádiz (Spain) (1662 – 1662)

Bishop of Algeciras (1662 – 1662)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1662 – 1664.01.28)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1664.01.28 – 1672.08.26)

Bishop Juan Bravo Lasprilla
(1660 – 1662.07.31)

Died:1663.08.17

Bishop of León (Spain) (1660 – 1662.07.31)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1662.07.31 – 1663.08.17)

Bishop Juan Pérez de Vega
(1656 – 1659.09.04)

Died:1659.09.04

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1649 – 1656)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1656 – 1659.09.04)

Bishop Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P.
(1650.01.10 – 1656.08.28)

Born:1584.12.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1646.10.14
Died:1660.08.16 († 75)

Bishop of Lugo (Spain) (1646.07.16 – 1650.01.10)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1650.01.10 – 1656.08.28)

Bishop of Segovia (Spain) (1656.08.28 – 1660.08.16)

Bishop Bartolomé Santos de Risoba
(1633.09.26 – 1649.12.19)

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 Gregorio Pedrosa Casares, O.S.H.
(1624.09.16 – 1633.01.31)

Born:1571.07.03 (Spain)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1624.09.16 – 1633.01.31)

Bishop of Valladolid (Spain) (1633.01.31 – 1645)

Bishop Juan Molina Alvarez
(1623.03.20 – 1623.11)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1623.11

Bishop of León (Spain) (1623.03.20 – 1623.11)

Bishop Juan Llano Valdés
(1616.09.05 – 1622.08.09)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1622.08.09

Bishop of León (Spain) (1616.09.05 – 1622.08.09)

Bishop Alonso González Aguilar
(1613.09.23 – 1615.12.02)

Born:1544
Consecrated Bishop:1613.12.01
Died:1615.12.02 († 71)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1613.09.23 – 1615.12.02)

Bishop Francisco Terrones del Caño
(1608.03.03 – 1613.03.13)

Born:1551 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1601.07.25
Died:1613.03.13 († 62)

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1601.05.11 – 1608.03.03)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1608.03.03 – 1613.03.13)

Bishop Andrés de Casso, O.P.
(1603.06.12 – 1607.05.13)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1607.05.13

Bishop of León (Spain) (1603.06.12 – 1607.05.13)

Bishop Juan Alonso Moscoso
(1593.08.30 – 1603.05.09)

Born:1532.06.09 (Spain)
Died:1614.08.21 († 82)

Bishop of Guadix–Baza (Spain) (1582.07.06 – 1593.08.30)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1593.08.30 – 1603.05.09)

Bishop of Málaga (Spain) (1603.05.09 – 1614.08.21)

Bishop Francisco Trujillo García
(1578.09.05 – 1592.11.14)

Born:1519 (Spain)
Died:1592.11.14 († 73)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1578.09.05 – 1592.11.14)

Bishop Juan de San Millán
(1564.07.28 – 1578.04.11)

Born:1497 (Spain)
Died:1578.04.11 († 81)

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1547.06.01 – 1564.07.28)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1564.07.28 – 1578.04.11)

Bishop Andrés de la Cuesta
(1557.12.10 – 1564)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1558
Died:1564

Bishop of León (Spain) (1557.12.10 – 1564)

Bishop Juan Fernández Temiño
(1546.07.19 – 1556.11.09)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1546.10.10
Died:1556.11.09

Bishop of León (Spain) (1546.07.19 – 1556.11.09)

Bishop Esteban Almeida
(1542.06.02 – 1546.04.16)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1540.01.11
Died:1563.03.23

Bishop of Astorga (Spain) (1539.08.18 – 1542.06.02)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1542.06.02 – 1546.04.16)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1546.04.16 – 1563.03.23)

Bishop Sebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal
(1539.10.29 – 1542.06.02)

Born:1490 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1529.08
Died:1547.01.22 († 57)

Bishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1528.12.23 – 1538.07.29)

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1538.07.29 – 1539.10.29)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1539.10.29 – 1542.06.02)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1542.06.02 – 1547.01.22)

Bishop Fernando Valdés (later Archbishop)
(1539.05.30 – 1539.10.29)

Born:1483 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1529.10.18
Died:1566.12.09 († 83)

Bishop of Elne (France) (1529.05.24 – 1530.01.12)

Bishop of Ourense (Spain) (1530.01.12 – 1532.07.01)

Bishop of Oviedo (Spain) (1532.07.01 – 1539.05.30)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1539.05.30 – 1539.10.29)

Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1539.10.29 – 1546.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1546.08.27 – 1566.12.09)

Bishop Pedro Alvarez de Acosta
(1535.01.08 – 1539.05.21)

Born:1484 (Portugal)
Died:1563.02.20 († 79)

Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1507.02.12 – 1535.01.08)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1535.01.08 – 1539.05.21)

Bishop of Osma (Spain) (1539.05.21 – 1563.02.20)

Bishop Pedro Manuel (later Archbishop)
(1523.06.12 – 1534.06.17)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1550.01.01

Bishop of León (Spain) (1523.06.12 – 1534.06.17)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1534.06.17 – 1546.04.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1546.04.09 – 1550.01.01)

Archbishop Esteban Gabriel Merino (later Cardinal)
(1516.12.17 – 1523.06.12)

Born:1472? (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1514?
Consecrated Bishop:1514?
Created Cardinal:1533.02.21
Died:1535.07.28 († 63)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari e Canosa (Italy) (1513.05.09 – 1530.09.02)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1516.12.17 – 1523.06.12)

Bishop of Jaén (Spain) (1523.06.12 – 1535.07.28)

Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1530.09.02 – 1535.07.28)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vitale (1533.03.03 – 1534.09.05)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1534.09.05 – 1535.07.28)

Bishop of Gaeta (Italy) (1535.02.17 – 1535.07.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Bovino (Italy) (1535.04.15 – 1535.07.28)

Cardinal Luigi d’Aragona
(Apostolic Administrator 1511.06.06 – 1516.12.17)

Cardinal Francesco Alidosi
(Apostolic Administrator 1507 – 1511.05.24)

Cardinal Juan de Vera
(Apostolic Administrator 1505.05.14 – 1507.05.04)

Cardinal Francisco Desprats
(1500.12.04 – 1504.09.10)

Born:1454 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal in pectore:1503.05.31
Revealed as Cardinal:1503.06.02
Died:1504.09.10 († 50)

Bishop of Catania (Italy) ([1498.02.14] 1498.03.20 – 1500.02.09)

Bishop of Astorga (Spain) (1500.02.09 – 1500.12.04)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1500.12.04 – 1504.09.10)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Sergio e Bacco pro hac vice Title (1503.06.12 – 1504.09.10)

Fr. Juan de Marquina
(1500 – 1500 not possessed)

Died:1500

Bishop of León (Spain) (1500 – 1500 not possessed)

Bishop Alonso de Valdivieso
(1485 – 1500.05.21)

Died:1500.05.21

Bishop of León (Spain) (1485 – 1500.05.21)

Archbishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara
(1484 – 1485)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1496

Bishop of Oviedo (Spain) (1444 – 1457)

Bishop of Coria (Spain) (1457 – 1475)

Bishop of Jaén (Spain) (1475 – 1483.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1483.01.15 – 1485.04)

Archbishop-Bishop of León (Spain) (1484 – 1485)

Archbishop-Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1485 – 1496)

Bishop Luis de Velasco
(1478 – 1484)

Died:1485

Bishop of León (Spain) (1478 – 1484)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1484 – 1485)

Bishop Rodrigo de Vergara
(1469.10.06 – 1478.06.16)

Died:1478.06.16

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1467.10.30 – 1469.10.06)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1469.10.06 – 1478.06.16)

Bishop Giacopo Antonio Venier (later Cardinal)
(1463.01.26 – 1469.10.06)

Born:1422 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1465.12.22
Created Cardinal:1473.05.07
Died:1479.08.03 († 57)

Bishop of Siracusa (Italy) (1462.01.09 – 1463.01.26)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1463.01.26 – 1469.10.06)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1469.10.06 – 1479.08.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vito in Macello Martyrum pro hac vice Title (1473.05.17 – 1476.12.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1476.12.03 – 1479.08.03)

Cardinal Juan de Torquemada, O.P.
(Apostolic Administrator 1460.07.31 – 1463.01.26)

Bishop Fortún Velázquez de Cuéllar
(1459 – 1460)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1459 – 1460)

Bishop Pedro Cabeza de Vaca
(1440 – 1459.11.02)

Died:1459.11.02

Bishop of León (Spain) (1440 – 1459.11.02)

Bishop Juan de Mella (later Cardinal)
(1437.08.26 – 1440.04.06)

Born:1397 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1456.12.17
Died:1467.10.12 († 70)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1437.08.26 – 1440.04.06)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1440.04.06 – 1465.05.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Prisca (1456.12.18 – 1467.10.12)

Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1465.05.20 – 1467.10.12)

Bishop Alfonso de Cusanca, O.P.
(1424.07.27 – 1435)

Died:1435

Bishop of Ourense (Spain) (1420 – 1424.07.27)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1424.07.27 – 1435)

Bishop Juan Rodríguez Villalón
(1418.03.16 – 1424.05.28)

Died:1424.05.28

Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1415.12.18 – 1418.03.16)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1418.03.16 – 1424.05.28)

Bishop Álvaro Núñez de Isorna (later Archbishop)
(1415 – 1418)

Born: (Spain)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1415 – 1418)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1418 – 1445)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1445 – 1449)

Bishop Alfonso de Argüello (later Archbishop)
(1403 – 1415)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1403 – 1415)

Bishop of Palencia (Spain) (1415 – 1417)

Bishop of Sigüenza (Spain) (1417 – 1419.06.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zaragoza (Spain) (1419.06.07 – 1429.02)

Bishop Aleramo
(1382 – 1392.09.05)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1382 – 1392.09.05)

Bishop Fernando
(1378 – 1380)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1378 – 1380)

Bishop Juan Ramírez de Guzmán
(1376 – 1378)

Died:1424.12.22

Bishop of León (Spain) (1376 – 1378)

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1390.06.28 – 1394.01.28)

Bishop of Calahorra y La Calzada (Spain) (1394.01.28 – 1403.07.30)

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1403.07.30 – 1424.12.22)

Bishop Alfonso
(1375 – 1376.12.15)

Died:1376.12.15

Bishop of León (Spain) (1375 – 1376.12.15)

Bishop Gonzalo
(1371 – ?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1371 – ?)

Bishop Pedro
(1357 – 1371)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1357 – 1371)

Bishop Juan del Campo
(1332 – 1344.05.24)

Died:1344.05.24

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1327 – 1328)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1332 – 1344.05.24)

Bishop García de Ayerve
(1319 – 1332)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1319 – 1332)

Bishop Juan Soares Alão
(1313.07.12 – ?)

Bishop of Silves (Portugal) (1299.11.12 – 1313.07.12)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1313.07.12 – ?)

Bishop Juan Fernández
(1313 – 1316.12.16)

Died:1316.12.16

Bishop of León (Spain) (1313 – 1316.12.16)

Bishop Gonzalo Osorio Villalobos de Hinojosa
(1301 – 1313)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1301 – 1313)

Bishop of Burgos (Spain) (1313 – 1327)

Bishop Fernando
(1289 – 1301.05.13)

Died:1301.05.13

Bishop of León (Spain) (1289 – 1301.05.13)

Bishop Martín Fernández
(1254 – 1289.01.16)

Died:1289.01.16

Bishop of León (Spain) (1254 – 1289.01.16)

Bishop Nuño Álvarez
(1242 – 1252.04.17)

Died:1252.04.17

Bishop of León (Spain) (1242 – 1252.04.17)

Bishop Martín Arias
(1238 – 1242.01.16)

Died:1242.01.16

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (? – ?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1238 – 1242.01.16)

Bishop Juan
(1237 – 1238)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1237 – 1238)

Bishop Arnaldo
(1234 – 1235.10.08)

Died:1235.10.08

Bishop of León (Spain) (1234 – 1235.10.08)

Bishop Martín Alonso
(1232 – 1234)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1232 – 1234)

Bishop Rodrigo Álvarez
(1208 – 1232.03.08)

Died:1232.03.08

Bishop of León (Spain) (1208 – 1232.03.08)

Bishop Pelayo
(1207 – 1208 not possessed)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1207 – 1208 not possessed)

Bishop Pedro Muñiz (later Archbishop)
(1205 – 1207)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1205 – 1207)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1207 – 1224)

Bishop Manrique de Lara
(1181 – 1205)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1181 – 1205)

Bishop Juan Albertino
(1139 – 1181)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1139 – 1181)

Bishop Pedro Anayaz
(1135 – 1139)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1135 – 1139)

Bishop Arias
(1130 – 1135)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1130 – 1135)

Bishop Diego
(1112 – 1130)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1112 – 1130)

Bishop Mauricio de Braga
(1112 – ?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1112 – ?)

Bishop Pedro
(1087 – 1112)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1087 – 1112)

Bishop Sebastián
(1086 – 1086)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1086 – 1086)

Bishop Arias Vimaraz
(1085 – 1085)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1085 – 1085)

Bishop Pelayo
(1065 – 1085)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1065 – 1085)

Bishop Jimeno
(1063 – 1065)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1063 – 1065)

Saint Bishop Alvito
(1057 – 1063.09.05)

Died:1063.09.05

Bishop of León (Spain) (1057 – 1063.09.05)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Cipriano
(1040 – 1057)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1040 – 1057)

Bishop.

Bishop Servando
(1026 – 1040)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1026 – 1040)

Bishop Nuño
(1007 – 1026)

Bishop of León (Spain) (1007 – 1026)

Bishop Froilán
(992 – 1006)

Bishop of León (Spain) (992 – 1006)

Bishop Sevariego
(982 – 992)

Bishop of León (Spain) (982 – 992)

Bishop Fortis
(981 – 981)

Bishop of León (Spain) (981 – 981)

Bishop Sisnando
(973 – 981.01.14)

Died:981.01.14

Bishop of León (Spain) (973 – 981.01.14)

Bishop Velasco
(970 – 973)

Bishop of León (Spain) (966 – 969)

Bishop of León (Spain) (970 – 973)

Bishop Rodrigo
(970 – 970)

Bishop of León (Spain) (970 – 970)

Bishop Velasco
(966 – 969)

Bishop of León (Spain) (966 – 969)

Bishop of León (Spain) (970 – 973)

Bishop Gonzalo
(950? – 966.09)

Died:966.09

Bishop of León (Spain) (950? – 966.09)

Bishop Oveco
(927? – 950.10)

Died:950.10

Bishop of León (Spain) (927? – 950.10)

Bishop Frunimio
(927? – ?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (927? – ?)

Bishop Cixila
(914 – 927?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (914 – 927?)

Bishop Sisenando
(905 – 914?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (905 – 914?)

Saint Bishop Froilán
(900.05 – 905.10.05)

Died:905.10.05

Bishop of León (Spain) (900.05 – 905.10.05)

Bishop.

Bishop Vicente
(899.05 – 900)

Bishop of León (Spain) (899.05 – 900)

Bishop Mauro
(878 – 899)

Bishop of León (Spain) (878 – 899)

Saint Bishop Pelayo
(875 – 878.08)

Died:878.08

Bishop of León (Spain) (875 – 878.08)

Bishop.

Bishop Frunimio
(860? – 875?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (860? – 875?)

Bishop Cixila
(853? – 855?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (853? – 855?)

Bishop Quintila
(811? – 820?)

Bishop of León (Spain) (811? – 820?)

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Statistics

Area: 9,620 km²

Population: 298,480 Catholics (97.9% of 305,030 total) (2020)

Statistics: 757 parishes, 72 missions, 273 priests (197 diocesan, 76 religious), 5 deacons, 643 lay religious (155 brothers, 488 sisters), 15 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Froilán (October 5), Saint Isidore of Seville (April 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 27

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History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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