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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

La Habana

Cuba Cuba

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 7,542 km²

Population: 2,622,000 Catholics (96.2% of 2,726,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 85 parishes, 100 missions, 119 priests (49 diocesan, 70 religious), 26 deacons, 292 lay religious (92 brothers, 200 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Matanzas, Pinar del Río

Neighbouring Dioceses: Pinar del Río (←), Miami (↑), Matanzas (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: San Cristobal

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (93)

Pinar del Río (←), Miami (↑), Matanzas (→)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2016.04.26 – ...):Cardinal Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez (71)Cardinal Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez (71)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Aquila e Priscilla

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of La Habana (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez (71)Cardinal Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez (71)Permalink
(2016.04.26 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Aquila e Priscilla
Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba)

Ve y anuncia el evangelio

Born:1948.07.11 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1972.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.07
Created Cardinal:2019.10.05

Titular Bishop of Gummi in Proconsulari (1997.03.15 – 2002.06.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Camagüey (Cuba) (1997.03.15 – 2002.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Camagüey (Cuba) (2002.06.10 – 2016.04.26)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (2007.04 – 2009.03.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (2016.04.26 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Aquila e Priscilla (2019.10.05 – ...)

Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y AlaminoPermalink
(1981.11.20 – 2016.04.26)

Sufficit tibi gratia mea

Born:1936.10.18 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1964.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1979.01.14
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2019.07.26 († 82)

Bishop of Pinar del Río (Cuba) (1978.12.04 – 1981.11.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1981.11.20 – 2016.04.26)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1988 – 1998)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Aquila e Priscilla (1994.11.26 – 2019.07.26)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1995 – 1999)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (2001.12.06 – 2007.04)

Archbishop Francisco Ricardo Oves FernándezPermalink
(1970.01.26 – 1981.03.28)

Born:1928.10.04 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1952.04.13
Consecrated Bishop:1969.07.16
Died:1990.12.04 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Montecorvino (1969.04.25 – 1970.01.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cienfuegos (Cuba) (1969.04.25 – 1970.01.26)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1970 – 1973)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1970.01.26 – 1981.03.28)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1976 – 1979)

Archbishop Evelio Díaz y CíaPermalink
(1963.03.21 – 1970.01.26)

Segregatus in evangelium Dei

Born:1902.02.17 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1926.09.12
Consecrated Bishop:1942.03.01
Died:1984.07.21 († 82)

Bishop of Pinar del Río (Cuba) (1941.12.26 – 1959.03.21)

Titular Bishop of Lamdia (1959.03.21 – 1959.11.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1959.03.21 – 1959.11.14)

Titular Archbishop of Petra in Palæstina (1959.11.14 – 1963.03.21)

Coadjutor Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1959.11.14 – 1963.03.21)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1963 – 1970)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1963.03.21 – 1970.01.26)

Titular Archbishop of Celene (1970.01.26 – 1970.11.26)

Cardinal Manuel Arteaga y BetancourtPermalink
(1941.12.26 – 1963.03.20)

Tu adjutor fortis

Born:1879.12.28 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1904.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1942.02.24
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1963.03.20 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1941.12.26 – 1963.03.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (1946.02.28 – 1963.03.20)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1958 – 1963)

Archbishop José Manuel Dámaso Rúiz y RodríguezPermalink
(1925.03.30 – 1940.01.03)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1874.12.11 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1897.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1907.06.11
Died:1940.01.03 († 65)

Bishop of Pinar del Río (Cuba) (1907.04.18 – 1925.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1925.03.30 – 1940.01.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Pinar del Río (Cuba) (1925.03.30 – 1940.01.03)

Bishops of La Habana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Ladislao González y EstradaPermalink
(1903.09.16 – 1925.01.03)

Born:1866.06.27 (Cuba)
Consecrated Bishop:1903.10.28
Died:1937.04.22 († 70)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1903.09.16 – 1925.01.03)

Titular Bishop of Attalea in Pamphylia (1925.01.03 – 1937.04.22)

Bishop Donato Sbarretti (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1900.01.09 – 1901.09.16)

Respice stellam voca mariam

Born:1856.11.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1879.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1900.02.04
Created Cardinal:1916.12.04
Died:1939.04.01 († 82)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1900.01.09 – 1901.09.16)

Titular Archbishop of Gortyna (1901.09.16 – 1901.12.16)

Apostolic Delegate to Philippines (1901.09.16 – 1902.12.26)

Titular Archbishop of Ephesus (1901.12.16 – 1916.12.04)

Apostolic Delegate to Canada and Newfoundland (1902.12.26 – 1910.10.29)

Secretary of Sacred Congregation of Religious (1910.10.29 – 1916.12.04)

Assessor of Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office (1914.06.08 – 1916.12.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (1916.12.07 – 1928.12.17)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation of the Council (1919.03.28 – 1930.07.04)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1926.06.21 – 1927.06.20)

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto (1928.12.17 – 1939.04.01)

Secretary of Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office (1930.07.04 – 1939.04.01)

Cardinal Vice-Dean of Sacred College of Cardinals (1935.12.16 – 1939.04.01)

Bishop Manuel Santander y FrutosPermalink
(1887.03.17 – 1899.11.24)

Born:1835.07.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1859
Consecrated Bishop:1887.10.30
Died:1907.02.14 († 71)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1887.03.17 – 1899.11.24)

Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis (1900.02.18 – 1907.02.14)

Bishop Ramón Fernández Piérola y Lopez de LuzuriacaPermalink
(1879.09.04 – 1887.03.17)

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 Apolinar Serrano y DíazPermalink
(1875.09.23 – 1876.06.15)

Born:1833.07.23 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1860.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1875.11.21
Died:1876.06.15 († 42)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1875.09.23 – 1876.06.15)

Bishop Jacinto Maria Martínez y Sáez, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1865.03.27 – 1873.10.31)

Born:1812.09.09 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1865.06.11
Died:1873.10.31 († 61)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1865.03.27 – 1873.10.31)

Bishop Francisco Fleix Soláus (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1846.04.16 – 1864.09.22)

Born:1804.09.13 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1846.05.31
Died:1870.07.27 († 65)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) ([1846.01.14] 1846.04.16 – 1864.09.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1864.09.22 – 1870.07.27)

Archbishop Francisco Ramón Valentín de Casaus y Torres, O.P.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1836.02.24 – 1845.11.10)

Bishop Juan José Díaz de Espada y Fernánez de LandaPermalink
(1800.08.11 – 1832.08.12)

Born:1756.04.20 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1782
Consecrated Bishop:1802.02.28
Died:1832.08.12 († 76)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1800.08.11 – 1832.08.12)

Bishop Felipe José de Tres-Palacios y VerdejaPermalink
(1789.03.30 – 1799.09.16)

Born:1722.05.22 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1784.07.17
Died:1799.09.16 († 77)

Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (1784.06.25 – 1789.03.30)

Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1789.03.30 – 1799.09.16)

Former Prelates


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