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Diocese of

Vitoria

Spain Spain

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Burgos

Cathedral Dedication: April 29

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1995.09.08 – ...):Bishop Miguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Miguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Vitoria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Miguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Miguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B. (74)
(1995.09.08 – ...)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain)

Born:1940.03.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1967.03.05
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.30

Bishop of Tarazona (Spain) (1990.07.27 – 1995.09.08)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1995.09.08 – ...)

Bishop José María Larrauri Lafuente
(1979.02.16 – 1995.09.08)

Born:1918.03.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1970.11.04
Died:2008.12.09 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Ofena (1970.09.21 – 1979.02.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pamplona–Tudela (Spain) (1970.09.21 – 1979.02.16)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1979.02.16 – 1995.09.08)

Bishop Francisco Peralta y Ballabriga
(1955.01.10 – 1978.07.10)

Born:1911.08.15 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1955.03.20
Died:2006.08.23 († 95)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1955.01.10 – 1978.07.10)

Bishop José María Bueno y Monreal (later Cardinal)
(1950.05.13 – 1954.10.27)

Opus justitia pax

Born:1904.09.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1927.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1946.03.19
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Died:1987.08.20 († 82)

Bishop of Jaca (Spain) (1945.12.01 – 1950.05.13)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1950.05.13 – 1954.10.27)

Titular Archbishop of Antiochia in Pisidia (1954.10.27 – 1957.04.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1954.10.27 – 1957.04.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sevilla (Spain) (1957.04.08 – 1982.05.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vito, Modesto e Crescenzia pro hac vice Title (1959.03.12 – 1987.08.20)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Spain (1972 – 1978)

Bishop Carmelo Ballester y Nieto, C.M. (later Archbishop)
(1943.06.10 – 1948.10.09)

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 Francisco Javer Lauzurica y Torralba (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1937 – 1943.06.10)

Bishop Matteo Múgica y Urrestarazu
(1928.03.10 – 1937.10.12)

Born:1870.09.21 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1893.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1918.05.20
Died:1968.10.29 († 98)

Bishop of Osma (Spain) (1918.02.22 – 1923.10.26)

Bishop of Pamplona (Spain) (1923.10.26 – 1928.03.10)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1928.03.10 – 1937.10.12)

Titular Bishop of Cinna (1937.10.12 – 1968.10.29)

Bishop Zacarías Martínez Núñez, O.S.A. (later Archbishop)
(1922.12.14 – 1927.12.02)

Born:1864.11.05 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1888.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1919.06.15
Died:1933.09.06 († 68)

Bishop of Huesca (Spain) (1918.12.04 – 1922.12.14)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1922.12.14 – 1927.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1927.12.02 – 1933.09.06)

Bishop Leopoldo Eijo y Garay (later Patriarch)
(1917.03.22 – 1922.12.14)

Born:1878.04.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1900.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1914.11.08
Died:1963.07.31 († 85)

Bishop of Tui (Spain) (1914.05.28 – 1917.03.22)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1917.03.22 – 1922.12.14)

Bishop of Madrid (Spain) (1922.12.14 – 1963.07.31)

Titular Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1946.07.21 – 1963.07.31)

Bishop Prudencio Melo y Alcalde (later Archbishop)
(1913.07.18 – 1916.12.04)

Born:1860.04.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1883.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1908.03.29
Died:1945.10.31 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Olimpus (1907.12.19 – 1913.07.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo (Spain) (1907.12.19 – 1913.07.18)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1913.07.18 – 1916.12.04)

Bishop of Madrid (Spain) (1916.12.04 – 1922.12.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Spain) (1922.12.14 – 1945.10.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Segorbe (Spain) (1940 – 1944.08.10)

Bishop José Cadena y Eleta (later Archbishop)
(1904.11.14 – 1913.07.18)

Born:1855.03.20 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1901.07.07
Died:1918.06.06 († 63)

Bishop of Segovia (Spain) (1901.04.08 – 1904.11.14)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1904.11.14 – 1913.07.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Burgos (Spain) (1913.07.18 – 1918.06.06)

Bishop Ramón Fernández Piérola y Lopez de Luzuriaca
(1889.12.30 – 1904.01.25)

Born:1829.09.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1853
Consecrated Bishop:1879.11.09
Died:1904.01.25 († 74)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1879.09.04 – 1887.03.17)

Bishop of Ávila (Spain) (1887.03.17 – 1889.12.30)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1889.12.30 – 1904.01.25)

Bishop Mariano Miguel Gómez Alguacil y Fernández (later Archbishop)
(1880.12.16 – 1889.12.30)

Born:1814.02.02 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1876.08.03
Died:1891.09.14 († 77)

Bishop of Segorbe (Spain) (1876.04.03 – 1880.12.16)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1880.12.16 – 1889.12.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valladolid (Spain) (1889.12.30 – 1891.09.14)

Bishop Sebastián Herrero y Espinosa de los Monteros, C.O. (later Cardinal)
(1876.12.18 – 1880.06)

Born:1822.01.20 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1860
Consecrated Bishop:1875.09.17
Created Cardinal:1903.06.22
Died:1903.12.09 († 81)

Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1875.09.17 – 1876.12.18)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1876.12.18 – 1880.06)

Bishop of Oviedo (Spain) (1882.03.27 – 1883.03.15)

Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1883.03.15 – 1898.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Spain) (1898.03.24 – 1903.12.09)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Bonifacio ed Alessio (1903.08.27 – 1903.12.09)

Bishop Diego Mariano Alguacil Rodríguez
(1861.12.23 – 1876.12.18)

Born:1805.03.29 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1828.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1859.03.20
Died:1884.01.10 († 78)

Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1858.12.23 – 1861.12.23)

Bishop of Vitoria (Spain) (1861.12.23 – 1876.12.18)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1876.12.18 – 1884.01.10)


as of 2014.10.29

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