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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Monterrey

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Ciudad Victoria, Linares, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Piedras Negras, Saltillo, Tampico

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saltillo (←), Nuevo Laredo (↗), Linares (↘)

Address: Zuazua #1100 Sur con Ocampo Centro, 64000 - Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Phone: (81) 11-58-24-50

Website: Link

History

  • 1777.12.15: Established as Diocese of Linares / Nueva León (from Diocese of Michoacán)
  • 1839: Lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Texas
  • 1861.08.13: Lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Tamaulipas
  • 1863.01.26: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Zamora
  • 1891.06.23: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Linares / Nueva León (lost territory to establish Diocese of Saltillo)
  • 1922.06.09: Renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Monterrey / Monterreyen(sis) (Latin)
  • 1962.04.30: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Linares
  • 1989.11.06: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Nuevo Laredo

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2012.10.03 – ...):Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (63)Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (63)
Auxiliary Bishop (2009.01.07 – ...):Bishop Jorge Alberto Cavazos Arizpe (52)Bishop Jorge Alberto Cavazos Arizpe (52)

Titular Bishop of Isola

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.22 – ...):Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola (48)Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola (48)

Titular Bishop of Idicra

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.22 – ...):Bishop Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes (43)Bishop Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes (43)

Titular Bishop of Auzegera

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Monterrey (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (63)Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (63)
(2012.10.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico)

Born:1951.01.24 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1978.11.17
Consecrated Bishop:1996.05.30

Bishop of Tacámbaro (Mexico) (1996.04.30 – 2001.07.16)

Bishop of Tapachula (Mexico) (2001.07.16 – 2004.09.11)

Bishop of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (2004.09.11 – 2006.11.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (2006.11.25 – 2012.10.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (2012.10.03 – ...)

Twitter Feed Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (65)Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (65)
(2003.01.25 – 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 Adolfo Antonio Suárez Rivera
(1983.11.08 – 2003.01.25)

Al servicio de mis hermanos

Born:1927.01.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1952.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.08.15
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2008.03.22 († 81)

Bishop of Tepic (Mexico) (1971.05.14 – 1980.05.08)

Bishop of Tlalnepantla (Mexico) (1980.05.08 – 1983.11.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1983.11.08 – 2003.01.25)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1988 – 1994)

Apostolic Administrator of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1994.11.03 – 1995.12)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte Mario (1994.11.26 – 2008.03.22)

Archbishop José de Jesús Tirado Pedraza
(1976.12.07 – 1983.11.08)

Born:1908.03.31 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1931.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1963.07.25
Died:1993.07.08 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Thelepte (1963.05.21 – 1965.04.01)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1965.04.01 – 1973.01.25)

Titular Bishop of Bevagna (1973.01.25 – 1976.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1973.01.25 – 1976.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1976.12.07 – 1983.11.08)

Archbishop Alfonso Espino y Silva
(1952.07.29 – 1976.05.31)

Born:1904.07.13 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1927.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1947.10.26
Died:1976.05.31 († 71)

Bishop of Cuernavaca (Mexico) (1947.08.02 – 1951.05.15)

Titular Archbishop of Leucas (1951.05.15 – 1952.07.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1951.05.15 – 1952.07.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1952.07.29 – 1976.05.31)

Archbishop Guillermo Tritschler y Córdoba
(1941.02.22 – 1952.07.29)

Born:1878.07.06 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1904.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1931.04.22
Died:1952.07.29 († 74)

Bishop of San Luis Potosí (Mexico) (1931.01.30 – 1941.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1941.02.22 – 1952.07.29)

Archbishop José Guadalupe Ortíz y López
(1929.09.20 – 1940.05.02)

Born:1867.12.12 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1891
Consecrated Bishop:1919.07.08
Died:1951.12.05 († 83)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria–Tamaulipas (Mexico) (1919.01.24 – 1923.06.08)

Bishop of Chilapa (Mexico) (1923.06.08 – 1926.03.22)

Titular Bishop of Ancusa (1926.03.22 – 1929.09.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1926.03.22 – 1929.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1929.09.20 – 1940.05.02)

Titular Archbishop of Pompeiopolis in Cilicia (1940.05.02 – 1951.12.05)

Archbishop José Juan de Jésus Herrera y Piña
(1922.06.09 – 1927.06.16)

Born:1865.12.26 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1888.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1907.11.17
Died:1927.06.16 († 61)

Bishop of Tulancingo (Mexico) (1907.09.23 – 1921.03.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1921.03.07 – 1922.06.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1922.06.09 – 1927.06.16)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Linares (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Juan de Jésus Herrera y Piña
(1921.03.07 – 1922.06.09)

(see above)

Archbishop Francisco Plancarte y Navarrette
(1911.11.27 – 1920.07.02)

Born:1856.10.20 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1880.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1896.02.09
Died:1920.07.02 († 63)

Bishop of Campeche (Mexico) (1895.09.17 – 1898.11.28)

Bishop of Cuernavaca (Mexico) (1898.11.28 – 1911.11.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1911.11.27 – 1920.07.02)

Archbishop Leopoldo Ruiz y Flóres
(1907.09.14 – 1911.11.27)

Born:1865.11.13 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1888.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1900.12.27
Died:1941.12.12 († 76)

Bishop of León (Mexico) (1900.11.12 – 1907.09.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1907.09.14 – 1911.11.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1911.11.27 – 1924.11.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Morelia (Mexico) (1924.11.22 – 1941.12.12)

Apostolic Delegate to Mexico (1929 – 1937)

Archbishop Santiago de los Santos Garza Zambrano
(1900.02.25 – 1907.02.26)

Born:1837.10.31 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1893.04.09
Died:1907.02.26 († 69)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1893.01.19 – 1898.02.03)

Bishop of León (Mexico) (1898.02.03 – 1900.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1900.02.25 – 1907.02.26)

Archbishop Jacinto López y Romo
(1891.06.23 – 1899.08.19)

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)

Bishops of Linares (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jacinto López y Romo (later Archbishop)
(1886.06.10 – 1891.06.23)

(see above)

Fr. Blasius Enciso, O.S.A.
(1884.11.14 – 1885.01.11)

Born:1830 (Mexico)
Died:1885.01.11 († 55)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1884.11.14 – 1885.01.11)

Bishop Jose Maria Ignacio Montes de Oca y Obregón (later Archbishop)
(1879.09.19 – 1884.11.13)

Born:1840.06.26 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1863.02.28
Consecrated Bishop:1871.03.12
Died:1921.08.18 († 81)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria–Tamaulipas (Mexico) (1871.03.06 – 1879.09.19)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1879.09.19 – 1884.11.13)

Bishop of San Luis Potosí (Mexico) (1884.11.13 – 1920.12.16)

Titular Archbishop of Cæsarea Ponti (1920.12.16 – 1921.08.18)

Bishop Francisco de Paula Verea y González
(1853.06.02 – 1879.09.16)

Born:1813.12.13 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1853.11.13
Died:1884.05.04 († 70)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1853.06.02 – 1879.09.16)

Bishop of Puebla de los Angeles (Mexico) (1879.09.16 – 1884.05.04)

Bishop Salvador de Apodaca y Loreto
(1842.01.29 – 1844.06.15)

Born:1769.12.25 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1794
Consecrated Bishop:1843.09.24
Died:1844.06.15 († 74)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1842.01.29 – 1844.06.15)

Bishop José María de Jesús Belaunzarán y Ureña, O.F.M.
(1831.02.28 – 1838.11.15)

Born:1772.01.31 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1796
Consecrated Bishop:1831.07.27
Died:1857.09.11 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Corone (1830.10.19 – 1831.02.28)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1831.02.28 – 1838.11.15)

Bishop José Ignacio de Arancibia y Hormaguei, O.F.M.
(1817.04.14 – 1821.05.02)

Born:1767.03.17 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1818.01.11
Died:1821.05.02 († 54)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1817.04.14 – 1821.05.02)

Bishop Primo Feliciano Marín y Porras, O.F.M.
(1801.07.20 – 1815.11.12)

Born:1755.06.09 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.09.12
Died:1815.11.12 († 60)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1801.07.20 – 1815.11.12)

Bishop-elect Andrés Ambrosio de Llanos y Valdés, O.F.M.
(1791.12.19 – 1799.12.19)

Born:1748.12.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.09.12
Died:1815.06.14 († 66)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1791.12.19 – 1799.12.19)

Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico) (1801.12.23 – 1815.06.14)

Bishop Rafael José Verger y Suau, O.F.M.
(1782.12.16 – 1790.07.05)

Born:1722.10.10 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1783.06.22
Died:1790.07.05 († 67)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1782.12.16 – 1790.07.05)

Bishop Juan Antonio de Jesús Sacedón Sánchez, O.F.M.
(1778.09.28 – 1779.12.27)

Born:1725.05.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1779.04.18
Died:1779.12.27 († 54)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1778.09.28 – 1779.12.27)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.08.25

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