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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 (51)Bishop Jorge Alberto Cavazos Arizpe (51)

Titular Bishop of Isola

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.22 – ...):Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola (47)Bishop-elect Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola (47)

Titular Bishop of Idicra

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.22 – ...):Bishop Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes (43)Bishop-elect 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 FeedCardinal 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 – 1839)

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

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (1831.02.28 – 1839)

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 2014.03.24

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