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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

México

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese, Primatial See of Mexico

Suffragan Sees: Atlacomulco, Cuernavaca, Tenancingo, Toluca

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cuernavaca (↓), Toluca (←), Tlalnepantla (←), Cuautitlán (↑), Ecatepec (↗), Nezahualcóyotl (→), Valle de Chalco (↘)

Patron Saint: St. Philip of Jesus (February 5)

Address: Durango # 90 Col. Roma, 06700 - México, D. F., Mexico

Phone: (55) 55-25-11-10

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1995.06.13 – ...):Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (72)Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (72)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande

Member of Council for the Economy

Auxiliary Bishop (2001.06.27 – ...):Bishop Rogelio Esquivel Medina (74)Bishop Rogelio Esquivel Medina (74)

Titular Bishop of Garriana

Auxiliary Bishop (2004.02.11 – ...):Bishop Antonio Ortega Franco, C.O. (72)Bishop Antonio Ortega Franco, C.O. (72)

Titular Bishop of Lete

Auxiliary Bishop (2006.05.20 – ...):Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (53)Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (53)

Titular Bishop of Tricala

Auxiliary Bishop (2008.11.27 – ...):Bishop Florencio Armando Colín Cruz (63)Bishop Florencio Armando Colín Cruz (63)

Titular Bishop of Thimida regia

Auxiliary Bishop (2009.05.07 – ...):Bishop Jesús Antonio Lerma Nolasco (68)Bishop Jesús Antonio Lerma Nolasco (68)

Titular Bishop of Aulon

Auxiliary Bishop (2010.06.22 – ...):Bishop Adolfo Miguel Castaño Fonseca (51)Bishop Adolfo Miguel Castaño Fonseca (51)

Titular Bishop of Vadesi

Auxiliary Bishop (2010.06.22 – ...):Bishop Andrés Vargas Peña (67)Bishop Andrés Vargas Peña (67)

Titular Bishop of Utimmira

Auxiliary Bishop (2011.06.04 – ...):Bishop Crispin Ojeda Márquez (62)Bishop Crispin Ojeda Márquez (62)

Titular Bishop of Dume

Auxiliary Bishop (2013.05.28 – ...):Bishop Jorge Estrada Solórzano (52)Bishop Jorge Estrada Solórzano (52)

Titular Bishop of Pinhel

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of México (Roman Rite)

Twitter Feed Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (72)Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (72)
(1995.06.13 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande
Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico)
Member of Council for the Economy

Lumen Gentium

Born:1942.06.06 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1985.12.21
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21

Bishop of Tehuacán (Mexico) (1985.11.05 – 1995.06.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1995.06.13 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande (1998.02.21 [1998.10.18] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2010.10.23 – 2014.02.24)

Member of Council for the Economy (2014.03.08 – ...)

Cardinal Ernesto Corripio Ahumada
(1977.07.19 – 1994.09.29)

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 Angeles (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)

Cardinal Miguel Darío Miranda Gómez
(1956.06.28 – 1977.07.19)

Pax nostra ipse est

Born:1895.12.19 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1918.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1937.12.08
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1986.03.15 († 90)

Bishop of Tulancingo (Mexico) (1937.10.01 – 1955.12.20)

Titular Archbishop of Selymbria (1955.12.20 – 1956.06.28)

Coadjutor Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1955.12.20 – 1956.06.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1956.06.28 – 1977.07.19)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1958 – 1963)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte Mario (1969.04.30 – 1986.03.15)

Archbishop Luis María Martínez y Rodríguez
(1937.02.20 – 1956.02.09)

Born:1881.01.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1904.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1923.09.30
Died:1956.02.09 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Anemurium (1923.06.08 – 1934.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Morelia (Mexico) (1923.06.08 – 1934.11.10)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Morelia (Mexico) (1934.11.10 – 1937.02.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1937.02.20 – 1956.02.09)

Archbishop Pascual Díaz y Barreto, S.J.
(1929.06.25 – 1936.05.19)

Born:1876.06.22 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1896
Consecrated Bishop:1923.02.02
Died:1936.05.19 († 59)

Bishop of Tabasco (Mexico) (1922.12.11 – 1929.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1929.06.25 – 1936.05.19)

Archbishop José Mora y del Rio
(1908.11.27 – 1928.04.22)

Born:1854.02.24 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1877.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1893.03.19
Died:1928.04.22 († 74)

Bishop of Tehuantepec (Mexico) (1893.01.19 – 1901.09.12)

Bishop of Tulancingo (Mexico) (1901.09.12 – 1907.09.15)

Bishop of León (Mexico) (1907.09.15 – 1908.11.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1908.11.27 – 1928.04.22)

Archbishop Próspero María Alarcón y Sánchez de la Barquera
(1891.12.17 – 1908.03.30)

Born:1827.07.29 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1855
Consecrated Bishop:1892.02.07
Died:1908.03.30 († 80)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1891.12.17 – 1908.03.30)

Archbishop Pelagio Antonio de Labastida y Dávalos
(1863.03.18 – 1891.02.04)

Born:1816.03.21 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1839
Consecrated Bishop:1855.07.08
Died:1891.02.04 († 74)

Bishop of Puebla de los Angeles (Mexico) (1855.03.23 – 1863.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1863.03.18 – 1891.02.04)

Archbishop José Lázaro de la Garza y Ballesteros
(1850.09.20 – 1862.03.11)

Born:1785.12.16 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1815
Consecrated Bishop:1837.10.08
Died:1862.03.11 († 76)

Bishop of Sonora (Mexico) (1837.03.19 – 1850.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1850.09.20 – 1862.03.11)

Archbishop Manuel Posada y Garduño
(1839.12.23 – 1846.04.30)

Born:1780.09.27 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1840.05.31
Died:1846.04.30 († 65)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1839.12.23 – 1846.04.30)

Archbishop Pedro José de Fonte y Hernández Miravete
(1815.09.04 – 1837.11.15)

Born:1777.03.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1816.06.29
Died:1839.06.11 († 62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1815.09.04 – 1837.11.15)

Archbishop Francisco Javier de Lizana y Beaumont
(1802.05.24 – 1815.01.01)

Born:1749.12.03 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1796.02.21
Died:1815.01.01 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Thaumaci (1795.12.18 – 1800.08.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo (Spain) (1795.12.18 – 1800.08.11)

Bishop of Teruel (Spain) (1800.08.11 – 1802.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1802.05.24 – 1815.01.01)

Archbishop Iledfonso Núñez de Haro y Peralta
(1772.03.30 – 1800.05.26)

Born:1729.10.31 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1772.09.13
Died:1800.05.26 († 70)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1772.03.30 – 1800.05.26)

Archbishop Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana y Butrón (later Cardinal)
(1766.04.14 – 1772.01.27)

Born:1722.09.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1751
Consecrated Bishop:1765.08.11
Created Cardinal:1789.03.30
Died:1804.04.17 († 81)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1765.06.05 – 1766.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1766.04.14 – 1772.01.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toledo (Spain) (1772.01.27 – 1800.12.15)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (1797.07.24 – 1804.04.17)

Archbishop Manuel José Rubio y Salinas
(1748.01.29 – 1765.07.03)

Born:1703.06.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1749.08.24
Died:1765.07.03 († 62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1748.01.29 – 1765.07.03)

Archbishop Juan Antonio de Vizarrón y Eguiarreta
(1730.07.24 – 1747.01.25)

Born:1682.09.02 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1731.05.13
Died:1747.01.25 († 64)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1730.07.24 – 1747.01.25)

Archbishop Manuel Jos. de Hendaya y Haro
(1728 – 1729.10.05)

Born: (Spain)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1728 – 1729.10.05)

Archbishop José Pérez de Lanciego Eguiluz y Mirafuentes, O.S.B.
(1714.03.21 – 1728.01.25)

Born:1655 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1714.11.04
Died:1728.01.25 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1714.03.21 – 1728.01.25)

Archbishop Juan de Ortega Cano Montañez y Patiño
(1699 – 1708.12.16)

Born:1627
Died:1708.12.16 († 81)

Bishop of Durango (Mexico) (1672 – 1675.09.09)

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1675.09.09 – 1682.06.08)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1682.06.08 – 1699)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1699 – 1708.12.16)

Archbishop Francisco de Aguiar y Seijas y Ulloa
(1680 – 1698.08.14)

Died:1698.08.14

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1677.08.20 – 1680)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1680 – 1698.08.14)

Archbishop Payo Enríquez de Rivera Manrique, O.S.A.
(1668.09.17 – 1681.06.30)

Died:1684.04.08

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1657 – 1668.01.16)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1668.01.16 – 1668.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1668.09.17 – 1681.06.30)

Archbishop Marcos Ramírez de Prado y Ovando, O.F.M.
(1666.12.15 – 1667.05.14)

Born:1592.04.24 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1633.06.06
Died:1667.05.14 († 75)

Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico) (1633.01.31 – 1639.05.30)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1639.05.30 – 1666.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1666.12.15 – 1667.05.14)

Archbishop Juan Alonso de Cuevas y Davaols
(1664.04.28 – 1665.09.02)

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)

Archbishop Mateo de Sagade Bugueiro
(1655.09.19 – 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 León (Spain) (1662 – 1664.01.28)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1664.01.28 – 1672.08.26)

Archbishop Marcelo Lopez de Azcona
(1652.04.29 – 1654.11.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1653.07.25
Died:1654.11.10

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1652.04.29 – 1654.11.10)

Archbishop Juan de Mañozca y Zamora
(1643.11.16 – 1650.12.12)

Born:1580 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1645.02.24
Died:1650.12.12 († 70)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) ([1643.06.14] 1643.11.16 – 1650.12.12)

Archbishop Feliciano de la Vega Padilla
(1639.03.22 – 1640.12)

Died:1640.12

Bishop of Popayán (Colombia) (1631 – 1633)

Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1633 – 1639.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1639.03.22 – 1640.12)

Archbishop Francisco de Manso Zuñiga y Sola
(1627.08.09 – 1634.07.20)

Born:1587 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1628.04.12
Died:1655.12.27 († 68)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1627.08.09 – 1634.07.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1637.10.05 – 1640.10.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1640.10.08 – 1655.12.27)

Archbishop Juan Pérez de la Serna
(1613.01.18 – 1627.07.19)

Born:1570 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1613.05.13
Died:1631.08.08 († 61)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1613.01.18 – 1627.07.19)

Archbishop-Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1627.07.19 – 1631.08.08)

Archbishop García Guerra, O.P.
(1607.12.03 – 1612.02.22)

Born:1560 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1608
Died:1612.02.22 († 52)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) ([1607.10.29] 1607.12.03 – 1612.02.22)

Archbishop García de Santa María Mendoza y Zúñiga, O.S.H.
(1601.02.12 – 1606.10.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1601.08.15
Died:1606.10.05

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) ([1600.12.06] 1601.02.12 – 1606.10.05)

Archbishop Alonso Fernández de Bonilla
(1592.05.22 – 1600)

Consecrated Bishop:1593
Died:1600

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1592.05.22 – 1600)

Patriarch Pedro Moya de Contreras
(1573.06.17 – 1591.12.07)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1573.11.21
Died:1591.12.07

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1573.06.17 – 1591.12.07)

Titular Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1591.01.15 – 1591.12.07)

Archbishop Alfonso de Montufar, O.P.
(1551.10.05 – 1572.03.07)

Born:1489 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1554
Died:1572.03.07 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1551.10.05 – 1572.03.07)

Archbishop Juan de Zumárraga, O.F.M.
(1546.02.12 – 1548.06.03)

Born:1468 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1533.04.27
Died:1548.06.03 († 80)

Bishop of México (Mexico) (1530.08.20 – 1546.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) (1546.02.12 – 1548.06.03)

Bishops of México (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan de Zumárraga, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)
(1530.08.20 – 1546.02.12)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.06.25

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