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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Yucatán

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 39,612 km²

Population: 1,695,010 Catholics (80.0% of 2,118,762 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Campeche, Tabasco, Cancún–Chetumal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Campeche (↙), Cancún–Chetumal (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 110 parishes, 30 missions, 231 priests (188 diocesan, 43 religious), 41 deacons, 477 lay religious (60 brothers, 417 sisters), 68 seminarians (2015)

Address: Calle 58ª # 501, Centro, 97000 - Mérida, Yuc., Mexico

Phone: (999) 9-24-77-77

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Campeche (↙), Cancún–Chetumal (→)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.06.01 – ...):Archbishop Gustavo Rodriguez Vega (62)Archbishop Gustavo Rodriguez Vega (62)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.05.27 – ...):Bishop Pedro Sergio de Jesús Mena Díaz (62)Bishop Pedro Sergio de Jesús Mena Díaz (62)

Titular Bishop of Zuglio

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Yucatán (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gustavo Rodriguez Vega (62)Archbishop Gustavo Rodriguez Vega (62)Permalink
(2015.06.01 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico)

Evangelizare pauperibus

Born:1955.03.07 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.14

Titular Bishop of Obba (2001.06.27 – 2008.10.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (2001.06.27 – 2008.10.08)

Bishop of Nuevo Laredo (Mexico) (2008.10.08 – 2015.06.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (2015.06.01 – ...)

Archbishop Emilio Carlos Berlie Belaunzarán (77)Archbishop Emilio Carlos Berlie Belaunzarán (77)Permalink
(1995.03.15 – 2015.06.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Yucatán (Mexico)

In Nomine Domini

Born:1939.11.04 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1983.07.25

Bishop of Tijuana (Mexico) (1983.06.03 – 1995.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1995.03.15 – 2015.06.01)

Archbishop Manuel Castro RuizPermalink
(1969.09.20 – 1995.03.15)

Born:1918.11.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.27
Died:2008.11.18 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Cincari (1965.07.21 – 1969.09.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1965.07.21 – 1969.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1969.09.20 – 1995.03.15)

Archbishop Fernando Ruiz y SolózarnoPermalink
(1944.01.22 – 1969.05.15)

Born:1904.10.10 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1928.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1944.04.16
Died:1969.05.15 († 64)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1944.01.22 – 1969.05.15)

Archbishop Martín Tritschler y CórdobaPermalink
(1906.11.11 – 1941.06.20)

Born:1868.03.26 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1891.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1900.11.18
Died:1941.06.20 († 73)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1900.07.28 – 1906.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1906.11.11 – 1941.06.20)

Bishops of Yucatán (Roman Rite)

Bishop Martín Tritschler y Córdoba (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1900.07.28 – 1906.11.11)

(see above)

Bishop José Guadalupe de Jesús de Alba y Franco, O.F.M.Permalink
(1898.12.28 – 1899.12.14)

Born:1841.10.05
Ordained Priest:1864
Consecrated Bishop:1899.02.26
Died:1910.07.11 († 68)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1898.12.28 – 1899.12.14)

Bishop of Zacatecas (Mexico) (1899.12.14 – 1910.07.11)

Bishop Crescencio Carrillo y AnconaPermalink
(1887.02.15 – 1897.03.19)

Born:1837.04.19
Ordained Priest:1860
Consecrated Bishop:1884.07.06
Died:1897.03.19 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Leros (1884.03.27 – 1887.02.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1884.03.27 – 1887.02.15)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1887.02.15 – 1897.03.19)

Bishop Leandro Rodríguez de la Gala y EnríquezPermalink
(1868.06.22 – 1887.02.15)

Born:1814.02.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1837
Consecrated Bishop:1869.02.14
Died:1887.02.15 († 72)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1868.06.22 – 1887.02.15)

Bishop José María Guerra y Rodríguez CorreaPermalink
(1832.12.17 – 1863.02.03)

Born:1793.03.19
Ordained Priest:1816.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1834.07.23
Died:1863.02.03 († 69)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1832.12.17 – 1863.02.03)

Bishop Pedro Agustín Estévez y UgartePermalink
(1797.07.24 – 1827.05.08)

Born:1745.03.05 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1798
Died:1827.05.08 († 82)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1797.07.24 – 1827.05.08)

Bishop Luis Tomás Esteban de Piña y Mazo, O.S.B.Permalink
(1779.07.12 – 1795.11.22)

Born:1723.12.25 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1747
Consecrated Bishop:1781.01.14
Died:1795.11.22 († 71)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1779.07.12 – 1795.11.22)

Bishop Antonio Caballero y Góngora (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1775.09.11 – 1778.12.14)

Born:1723.05.23 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1776.06.30
Died:1796.03.24 († 72)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1775.09.11 – 1778.12.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada (Colombia) (1778.12.14 – 1788.09.15)

Archbishop-Bishop of Córdoba (Spain) (1788.09.15 – 1796.03.24)

Bishop Deigo Bernardo de Peredo y NavarretePermalink
(1772.06.22 – 1774.03.21)

Born:1696.04.03 (Spain)
Died:1774.03.21 († 77)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1772.06.22 – 1774.03.21)

Bishop Diego de PeredoPermalink
(1772.06.22 – 1774.03.21)

Died:1774.03.21

Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1767 – 1772.06.22)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1772.06.22 – 1774.03.21)

Bishop Antonio Alcalde y Barriga, O.P.Permalink
(1762.01.25 – 1771.08.19)

Born:1701.03.15 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1763.05.08
Died:1792.08.07 († 91)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1762.01.25 – 1771.08.19)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1771.08.19 – 1792.08.07)

Archbishop Ignacio Padilla Estrada, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1753.05.28 – 1760.07.20)

Born:1696 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1744.10.11
Died:1760.07.20 († 64)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1743.05.20 – 1753.05.28)

Archbishop-Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1753.05.28 – 1760.07.20)

Fr. Juan José de Eguiara y EgurenPermalink
(1752.01.24 – 1752.07.06)

Born:1696.02.08 (Mexico)
Died:1763.01.29 († 66)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1752.01.24 – 1752.07.06)

Bishop Francisco de San Buenaventura Martínez de Tejada y Díez de Velasco, O.F.M.Permalink
(1745.08.23 – 1751.12.20)

Born:1686.05.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1734.06.20
Died:1760.12.20 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Tricale (1732.09.03 – 1745.08.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1732.09.03 – 1745.08.23)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1745.08.23 – 1751.12.20)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1751.12.20 – 1760.12.20)

Bishop Mateo de Zamora y Penagos, O.F.M.Permalink
(1741.03.06 – 1744.08.09)

Born:1695 (Colombia)
Consecrated Bishop:1741.11.05
Died:1744.08.09 († 49)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1741.03.06 – 1744.08.09)

Bishop Francisco Pablo Matos CoronadoPermalink
(1734.07.09 – 1741.01.02)

Born:1697.07.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1734
Died:1744.04.26 († 46)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1734.07.09 – 1741.01.02)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1741.01.02 – 1744.04.26)

Bishop Juan Ignacio de Castorena y Ursúa y GoyenechePermalink
(1729.07.06 – 1733.07.13)

Born:1668.07.31 (Mexico)
Died:1733.07.13 († 64)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1729.07.06 – 1733.07.13)

Bishop Juan Leandro Gómez de Parada Valdez y MendozaPermalink
(1715.12.07 – 1728.12.14)

Born:1678.03.21 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1716.10.28
Died:1751.01.14 († 72)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1715.12.07 – 1728.12.14)

Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1728.12.14 – 1735)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1735 – 1751.01.14)

Bishop Pedro de los Reyes Ríos de la Madrid, O.S.B.Permalink
(1700.03.11 – 1714.01.06)

Born:1657.08.02 (Spain)
Died:1714.01.06 († 56)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1699.04.11 – 1700.03.11)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1700.03.11 – 1714.01.06)

Bishop Antonio de Arrigaga y Agüero, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1696.04.18 – 1698.11.24)

Died:1698.11.24

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1696.04.18 – 1698.11.24)

Bishop Juan Cano SandovalPermalink
(1682.12.17 – 1695.02.20)

Born:1630 (Mexico)
Died:1695.02.20 († 65)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1682.12.17 – 1695.02.20)

Archbishop Juan de Escalante Turcios y MendozaPermalink
(1677.03.20 – 1681.05.31)

Born:1610
Died:1681.05.31 († 71)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1673.02.27 – 1677.03.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1677.03.20 – 1681.05.31)

Bishop Luís de Cifuentes y Sotomayor, O.P.Permalink
(1657.11.11 – 1676.05.18)

Born:1600 (Spain)
Died:1676.05.18 († 76)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1657.11.11 – 1676.05.18)

Bishop Domingo de Villaescusa y Ramírez de Arellano, O.S.H.Permalink
(1651.12.02 – 1652.07.02)

Born:1568 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1641.03.24
Died:1652.07.02 († 84)

Bishop of Chiapas (Mexico) (1640.11.19 – 1651.12.02)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1651.12.02 – 1652.07.02)

Bishop Marcos de Torres y RuedaPermalink
(1644.05.12 – 1649.04.22)

Born:1588 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1620
Consecrated Bishop:1645
Died:1649.04.22 († 61)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1644.05.12 – 1649.04.22)

Fr. Andrés Fernandez de IpenzaPermalink
(1643.10.05 – 1643.10.24)

Died:1643.10.24

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1643.10.05 – 1643.10.24)

Bishop Juan Alonso y Ocón (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1638.06.14 – 1643.08.31)

Born:1597.03.21 (Spain)
Died:1656.06.29 († 59)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1638.06.14 – 1643.08.31)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1643.08.31 – 1651.07.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1651.07.17 – 1656.06.29)

Bishop Gonzalo de Salazar, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1608.06.02 – 1636.08.03)

Born:1559.12.29 (Mexico)
Died:1636.08.03 († 76)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1608.06.02 – 1636.08.03)

Bishop Diego Vázquez de Mercado (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1603.11.05 – 1608.05.28)

Born:1533 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1604.06.13
Died:1616.06.12 († 83)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1603.11.05 – 1608.05.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (1608.05.28 – 1616.06.12)

Bishop Juan de Izquierdo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1590.06.13 – 1602.11.17)

Died:1602.11.17

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1590.06.13 – 1602.11.17)

Bishop Gregorio de Montalvo Olivera, O.P.Permalink
(1580.12.15 – 1587.11.16)

Born:1529 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1581
Died:1592.12.11 († 63)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1580.12.15 – 1587.11.16)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1587.11.16 – 1592.12.11)

Bishop Diego de Landa, O.F.M.Permalink
(1572.10.17 – 1579.04.29)

Born:1524.11.12 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1573
Died:1579.04.29 († 54)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1572.10.17 – 1579.04.29)

Bishop Francisco del Toral, O.F.M.Permalink
(1561.11.19 – 1571.04.20)

Consecrated Bishop:1562.05.24
Died:1571.04.20

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1561.11.19 – 1571.04.20)

Bishops of Carolense (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julián Garcés, O.P.Permalink
(1519.01.24 – 1525.10.13)

Born:1452 (Spain)
Died:1542.12.07 († 90)

Bishop of Carolense (Mexico) (1519.01.24 – 1525.10.13)

Bishop of Tlaxcala (Mexico) (1525.10.13 – 1542.12.07)

Former Prelates


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