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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Santiago

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Linares, Melipilla, Rancagua, San Bernardo, San Felipe, Talca, Valparaíso

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Bernardo (↓), Melipilla (↙), Valparaíso (←), San Felipe (↑), Mendoza (→), San Rafael (↘)

Patron Saint: Apóstol Santiago

Address: Erasmo Escala 1884, Santiago, Chile

Phone: 7875673

Website: Link

History

  • 1561.06.27: Established as Diocese of Santiago / Santiago de Chile / Sancti Iacobi in Chile (Latin) (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima and Diocese of La Plata)
  • 1563.05.22: Lost territory to establish Diocese of La Imperial
  • 1570.05.10: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Córdoba
  • 1840.05.21: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago / Santiago de Chile / Sancti Iacobi in Chile (Latin)
  • 1840.07.01: Lost territory to establish Diocese of La Serena
  • 1872.11.02: Lost territory to establish Mission “sui iuris” of Valparaíso
  • 1925.10.18: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Rancagua, Diocese of San Felipe and Diocese of Talca
  • 1987.07.13: Lost territory to establish Diocese of San Bernardo
  • 1991.04.04: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Melipilla

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2010.12.15 – ...):Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (72)Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (72)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile

Auxiliary Bishop (2001.07.10 – ...):Bishop Andrés Arteaga Manieu (55)Bishop Andrés Arteaga Manieu (55)

Titular Bishop of Baliana

Auxiliary Bishop (2012.07.10 – ...):Bishop Pedro Ossandón Buljevic (56)Bishop Pedro Ossandón Buljevic (56)

Titular Bishop of La Imperial

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.02.01 – ...):Bishop Galo Fernández Villaseca (53)Bishop-elect Galo Fernández Villaseca (53)

Titular Bishop of Simingi

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.02.01 – ...):Bishop Luis Fernando Ramos Pérez (55)Bishop-elect Luis Fernando Ramos Pérez (55)

Titular Bishop of Tetci

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Santiago (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (72)Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (72)
(2010.12.15 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina
Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile)
President of Episcopal Conference of Chile

Para Evangelizar

Born:1942.01.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1996.09.08
Created Cardinal:2014.02.22

Bishop of Valdivia (Chile) (1996.06.28 – 2001.07.10)

Titular Bishop of La Imperial (2001.07.10 – 2006.12.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (2001.07.10 – 2006.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (2006.12.27 – 2010.12.15)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (2010.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (2010.12.15 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina (2014.02.22 – ...)

Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P.Schönstatt (80)Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P.Schönstatt (80)
(1998.04.24 – 2010.12.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace
Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santiago (Chile)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1933.09.05 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.06
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Superior General of Institute of Schönstatt Fathers (1974 – 1990.12.22)

Titular Archbishop of Hólar (1990.12.22 – 1996.09.24)

Secretary of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life (1990.12.22 – 1996.09.24)

Archbishop-Bishop of Valparaíso (Chile) (1996.09.24 – 1998.04.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1998 – 2004)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1998.04.24 – 2010.12.15)

Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1999 – 2003)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace (2001.02.21 [2001.10.15] – ...)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2003 – 2007.07.12)

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

Cardinal Carlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1998.02.16 – 1998.04.24)

Cardinal Carlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M.
(1990.03.30 – 1998.02.16)

Pacem diebus nostris

Born:1927.01.19 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1949.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1964.06.07
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:1998.12.07 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Beneventum (1964.03.21 – 1974.03.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1964.03.21 – 1974.03.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Calama (Chile) (1974 – 1976)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antofagasta (Chile) (1974.03.25 – 1990.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1990.03.30 – 1998.02.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Scala pro hac vice Title (1994.11.26 – 1998.12.07)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1995 – 1998)

Apostolic Administrator of Santiago (Chile) (1998.02.16 – 1998.04.24)

Cardinal Juan Francisco Fresno Larraín
(1983.05.03 – 1990.03.30)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1914.07.26 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1937.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1958.08.15
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2004.10.14 († 90)

Bishop of Copiapó (Chile) (1958.06.15 – 1971.07.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Serena (Chile) (1971.07.28 – 1983.05.03)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1976 – 1977)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1983.05.03 – 1990.03.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea (1985.05.25 – 2004.10.14)

Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B.
(1961.05.14 – 1983.05.03)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1907.09.27 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1938.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1959.11.29
Created Cardinal:1962.03.19
Died:1999.04.09 († 91)

Bishop of Valparaíso (Chile) (1959.10.24 – 1961.05.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1961.05.14 – 1983.05.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme (1962.03.22 – 1999.04.09)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1963 – 1968)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1972 – 1976)

Archbishop Emilio Tagle Covarrubias
(Apostolic Administrator 1959 – 1961.05.14)

Cardinal José María Caro Rodríguez
(1939.08.28 – 1958.12.04)

Virtus nostrum et deus refugium

Born:1866.06.23 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1890.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1912.04.28
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1958.12.04 († 92)

Vicar Apostolic of Tarapacá (Chile) (1911.05.06 – 1925.12.14)

Titular Bishop of Mylasa (1912.01.05 – 1925.12.14)

Bishop of La Serena (Chile) (1925.12.14 – 1939.05.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Serena (Chile) (1939.05.20 – 1939.08.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1939.08.28 – 1958.12.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Scala pro hac vice Title (1946.05.17 – 1958.12.04)

Archbishop José Horacio Campillo Infante
(1931.08.11 – 1939.07.29)

Born:1872.10.16 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1900.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1931.09.06
Died:1956.06.14 († 83)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1931.08.11 – 1939.07.29)

Titular Archbishop of Larissa in Thracia (1939.07.29 – 1956.06.14)

Archbishop Crescencio Errázuriz Valdivieso
(1918.12.30 – 1931.06.05)

Born:1839.11.28 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1863.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1919.01.12
Died:1931.06.05 († 91)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1918.12.30 – 1931.06.05)

Archbishop Juan Ignacio González Eyzaguirre
(1908.08.08 – 1918.06.09)

Born:1844.07.12 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1867.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1907.11.17
Died:1918.06.09 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Flavias (1907.04.18 – 1908.08.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1907.04.18 – 1908.08.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1908.08.08 – 1918.06.09)

Archbishop Mariano Casanova y Casanova
(1886.11.29 – 1908.05.16)

Born:1833.07.25 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1856.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1887.01.30
Died:1908.05.16 († 74)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1886.11.29 – 1908.05.16)

Archbishop Rafael Valentín Valdivieso y Zañartu
(1847.10.04 – 1878.06.08)

Died:1878.06.08

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1847.10.04 – 1878.06.08)

Archbishop Manuel Vicuña Larraín
(1840.05.21 – 1843.05.03)

Died:1843.05.03

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1832.07.02 – 1840.05.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (1840.05.21 – 1843.05.03)

Bishops of Santiago (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manuel Vicuña Larraín (later Archbishop)
(1832.07.02 – 1840.05.21)

(see above)

Bishop José Santiago Rodríguez Zorrilla
(1815.03.15 – 1832.04.05)

Died:1832.04.05

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1815.03.15 – 1832.04.05)

Bishop José Antonio Martínez de Atduente
(1810 – 1811.04.08)

Born:1731.12.21 (Chile)
Consecrated Bishop:1804.10.21
Died:1811.04.08 († 79)

Bishop of Ayacucho (Peru) (1804.03.26 – 1810)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1810 – 1811.04.08)

Bishop Francisco José Marán
(1794.09.12 – 1807.02.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1779
Died:1807.02.10

Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1779 – 1794.09.12)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1794.09.12 – 1807.02.10)

Bishop Blas Sobrino y Minayo
(1788.12.15 – 1794.09.12)

Born:1725.01.16 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1775.08.06
Died:1798.04.26 († 73)

Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1775.03.13 – 1776.12.16)

Bishop of Quito (Ecuador) (1776.12.16 – 1788.12.15)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1788.12.15 – 1794.09.12)

Bishop of Trujillo (Peru) (1794.09.12 – 1798.04.26)

Bishop Manuel de Alday y Axpée
(1753.11.25 – 1789.02.19)

Died:1789.02.19

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1753.11.25 – 1789.02.19)

Bishop Juan González Melgarejo, C.O.
(1743.01.28 – 1753.11.26)

Born:1692 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1710
Consecrated Bishop:1744.11.04
Died:1754.03.06 († 62)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1743.01.28 – 1753.11.26)

Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1753.11.26 – 1754.03.06 not possessed)

Bishop Juan Bravo de Rivero y Correa, C.O.
(1734.07.09 – 1743.01.28)

Born:1685.06.12 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1725
Consecrated Bishop:1735.05.22
Died:1752.05.22 († 66)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1734.07.09 – 1743.01.28)

Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1743.01.28 – 1752.05.22)

Bishop José Manuel de Sarricolea y Olea
(1730.07.24 – 1734.05.05)

Born:1670.12.07 (Peru)
Consecrated Bishop:1724.10.08
Died:1740.10.02 († 69)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) ([1723.09.19] 1723.11.22 – 1730.07.24)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1730.07.24 – 1734.05.05)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1734.05.05 – 1740.10.02)

Bishop Alonso del Pozo y Silva (later Archbishop)
(1723.11.22 – 1730.07.24)

Born:1669
Consecrated Bishop:1715.02.10
Died:1745.12.17 († 76)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) ([1713.09.01] 1713.12.11 – 1723.11.22)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1723.11.22 – 1730.07.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1730.07.24 – 1742.01.22)

Bishop Alejo Fernando de Rojas y Acevedo
(1718.01.10 – 1723.08.30)

Died:1730

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1718.01.10 – 1723.08.30)

Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1723.08.30 – 1730)

Bishop Luis Francisco Romero (later Archbishop)
(1705.01.26 – 1717.07.12)

Born:1665 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1707.08.28
Died:1728.11.28 († 63)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1705.01.26 – 1717.07.12)

Bishop of Quito (Ecuador) (1717.07.12 – 1725.11.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1725.11.19 – 1728.11.28)

Bishop Francisco de la Puebla González
(1694.11.08 – 1704.01.21)

Died:1704.01.21

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1694.11.08 – 1704.01.21)

Bishop Bernardo de Carrasco y Saavedra, O.P.
(1678.03.14 – 1694.11.08)

Died:1697.08.24

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1678.03.14 – 1694.11.08)

Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1694.11.08 – 1697.08.24)

Bishop Diego de Humanzoro, O.F.M.
(1660.01.26 – 1676.05.29)

Died:1676.05.29

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1660.01.26 – 1676.05.29)

Bishop Diego de Zambrana de Villalobos
(1653.03.17 – 1653.11.13)

Died:1653.11.13

Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1633.03.14 – 1653.03.17)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1653.03.17 – 1653.11.13)

Bishop Gaspar de Villarroel, O.S.A. (later Archbishop)
(1637.04.20 – 1651.12.11)

Born:1587
Consecrated Bishop:1638.05.02
Died:1665.10.12 († 78)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1637.04.20 – 1651.12.11)

Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1651.12.11 – 1659.01.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1659.01.27 – 1665.10.12)

Bishop Francisco González de Salcedo Castro
(1622.07.11 – 1634.08.10)

Died:1634.08.10

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1622.07.11 – 1634.08.10)

Bishop Juan Pérez de Espinosa, O.F.M.
(1600.05.12 – 1622.06.22)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1600.05.12 – 1622.06.22)

Bishop Pedro de Azuaga, O.F.M.
(1596.02.07 – 1597.11)

Died:1597.11

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1596.02.07 – 1597.11)

Bishop Diego de Medellín, O.F.M.
(1574.06.18 – 1593)

Died:1593

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1574.06.18 – 1593)

Bishop Fernando de Barrionuevo, O.F.M.
(1566.12.17 – 1571.07.26)

Died:1571.07.26

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1566.12.17 – 1571.07.26)

Bishop Rodrigo González de Marmolejo
(1561.06.27 – 1564.09)

Died:1564.09

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1561.06.27 – 1564.09)

Former Prelates


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