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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Tegucigalpa

Honduras Honduras

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 8,619 km²

Population: 1,560,000 Catholics (85.9% of 1,815,493 total) (2017)

Suffragan Sees: Choluteca, Comayagua, Danlí, Juticalpa, La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula, Santa Rosa de Copán, Trujillo, Yoro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Comayagua (←), Yoro (↑), Juticalpa (↗), Jinotega (→), Estelí (↘), Choluteca (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 55 parishes, 138 priests (70 diocesan, 68 religious), 308 lay religious (7 brothers, 301 sisters), 30 seminarians (2017)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Comayagua (←), Yoro (↑), Juticalpa (↗), Jinotega (→), Estelí (↘), Choluteca (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1993.01.08 – ...):Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (74)Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (74)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Speranza

Coordinator of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Auxiliary Bishop (2005.05.21 – ...):Bishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F. (56)Bishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F. (56)

Titular Bishop of Obori

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Tegucigalpa (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (74)Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (74)Permalink
(1993.01.08 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Speranza
Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras)
Coordinator of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1942.12.29 (Honduras)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.08
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Titular Bishop of Pudentiana (1978.10.28 – 1993.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1978.10.28 – 1993.01.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Santa Rosa de Copán (Honduras) (1981 – 1984.01.27)

Secretary General of Latin American Episcopal Council (1987 – 1991)

Apostolic Administrator of San Pedro Sula (Honduras) (1993 – 1994.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1993.01.08 – ...)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1995 – 1999)

President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras (1996 – 2016.06.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Speranza (2001.02.21 [2001.05.27] – ...)

President of Caritas Internationalis (2007.06.05 [2007.06.09] – 2015.05.15)

Coordinator of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

Archbishop Héctor Enrique Santos Hernández, S.D.B.Permalink
(1962.05.18 – 1993.01.08)

Born:1917.09.17 (Honduras)
Ordained Priest:1947.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1958.12.12
Died:2005.05.10 († 87)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Copán (Honduras) (1958.09.12 – 1962.05.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1962.05.18 – 1993.01.08)

President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras (1963 – 1993)

Archbishop José de la Cruz Turcios y Barahona, S.D.B.Permalink
(1947.12.08 – 1962.05.18)

Born:1884.09.01 (Honduras)
Ordained Priest:1920.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1943.08.15
Died:1968.07.18 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Carrhæ (1943.05.28 – 1947.12.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Rosa de Copán (Honduras) (1943.05.28 – 1947.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1947.12.08 – 1962.05.18)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis (1962.05.18 – 1968.07.18)

Bishop Angelo Maria NavarroPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1943 – 1947)

Msgr. Emilio Morales RoquePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1934 – 1943)

Archbishop Agustín Hombach, C.M.Permalink
(1923.02.03 – 1933.10.17)

Born:1879.10.29 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1907.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1923.05.10
Died:1933.10.17 († 53)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1923.02.03 – 1933.10.17)

Archbishop Jaime-Maria Martinez y CabanasPermalink
(1916.02.02 – 1921.08.11)

Born:1842.11.12
Died:1921.08.11 († 78)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1902.01.30 – 1916.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1916.02.02 – 1921.08.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.08.17

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