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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Santiago

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Santiago (español) / Santiago de Chile (español) / Sancti Iacobi in Chile (Latin)

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

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.12.27 – ...):Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile

Auxiliary Bishop (2001.07.10 – ...):Bishop Andrés Arteaga Manieu (63)Bishop Andrés Arteaga Manieu (63)

Titular Bishop of Baliana

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.03.23 – ...):Bishop Cristián Carlos Roncagliolo Pacheco (53)Bishop Cristián Carlos Roncagliolo Pacheco (53)

Titular Bishop of Hospita

Auxiliary Bishop (2019.05.22 – ...):Bishop Alberto Ricardo Lorenzelli Rossi, S.D.B. (69)Bishop Alberto Ricardo Lorenzelli Rossi, S.D.B. (69)

Titular Bishop of Sesta

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.05.26 – ...):Bishop Julio Esteban Larrondo Yáñez (63)Bishop Julio Esteban Larrondo Yáñez (63)

Titular Bishop of Magarmel

Auxiliary Bishop (2021.06.22 – ...):Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (52)Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (52)

Titular Bishop of Tigava

Auxiliary Bishop (2021.06.22 – ...):Bishop Carlos Alberto Godoy Labraña (53)Bishop Carlos Alberto Godoy Labraña (53)

Titular Bishop of Pudentiana

Auxiliary Bishop (2022.07.02 – ...):Bishop Álvaro Chordi Miranda (54)Bishop-elect Álvaro Chordi Miranda (54)

Titular Bishop of Regiana

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Santiago (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Permalink
(2019.12.27 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo
Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile)
President of Episcopal Conference of Chile

Amar y servir

Born:1945.04.06 (Artaiz, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:2014.10.18
Created Cardinal:2020.11.28

Bishop of Copiapó (Chile) (2014.07.25 – 2019.03.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Santiago (Chile) (2019.03.23 – 2019.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (2019.12.27 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (2020.11.28 [2021.06.19] – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (2021.07.28 – ...)

Cardinal Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Bishop Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap. (77) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.03.23 – 2019.12.27)

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (80)Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (80)Permalink
(2010.12.15 – 2019.03.23)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santiago (Chile)

Para Evangelizar

Born:1942.01.07 (Campiglia dei Berici, 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 – 2016.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (2010.12.15 – 2019.03.23)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina (2014.02.22 [2014.10.11] – ...)

Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, I.Sch. (89)Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, I.Sch. (89)Permalink
(1998.04.24 – 2010.12.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santiago (Chile)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1933.09.05 (Santiago, 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)

First 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 – 2018.10)

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

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

Pacem diebus nostris

Born:1927.01.19 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1949.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1964.06.07
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:1998.12.07 (Santiago de Chile, Chile † 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 LarraínPermalink
(1983.05.03 – 1990.03.30)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1914.07.26 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1937.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1958.08.15
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2004.10.14 (Santiago, Chile † 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.Permalink
(1961.05.14 – 1983.05.03)

Caritas Christi urget nos

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

Bishop of Valparaíso (Chile) (1959.10.24 – 1961.05.14)

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

President of Caritas Internationalis (1962 – 1965)

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 CovarrubiasPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1959 – 1961.05.14)

Cardinal José María Caro RodríguezPermalink
(1939.08.28 – 1958.12.04)

Virtus nostrum et deus refugium

Born:1866.06.23 (Cahuil, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1890.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1912.04.28
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1958.12.04 (Santiago de Chile, Chile † 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 InfantePermalink
(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 ValdiviesoPermalink
(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 EyzaguirrePermalink
(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 CasanovaPermalink
(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 ZañartuPermalink
(1847.10.04 – 1878.06.08)

Died:1878.06.08

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

Archbishop Manuel Vicuña LarraínPermalink
(1840.05.21 – 1843.05.03)

Died:1843.05.03

Titular Bishop of Ceramus (1828.12.15 – 1832.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1828.12.22 – 1832.07.02)

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)Permalink
(1832.07.02 – 1840.05.21)

(see above)

Bishop José Santiago Rodríguez ZorrillaPermalink
(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 AtduentePermalink
(1810 – 1811.04.08)

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

Bishop of Huamanga (Peru) (1804.03.26 – 1810)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1810 – 1811.04.08)

Bishop Francisco José MaránPermalink
(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 MinayoPermalink
(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 AxpéePermalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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 OleaPermalink
(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)Permalink
(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 AcevedoPermalink
(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)Permalink
(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 GonzálezPermalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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 VillalobosPermalink
(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.E.S.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(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 CastroPermalink
(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.Permalink
(1600.05.12 – 1622.06.22)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1600.05.12 – 1622.06.22)

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

Died:1597.11

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1596.02.07 – 1597.11)

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

Died:1593

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1574.06.18 – 1593)

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

Died:1571.07.26

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1566.12.17 – 1571.07.26)

Bishop Rodrigo González de MarmolejoPermalink
(1561.06.27 – 1564.09)

Died:1564.09

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1561.06.27 – 1564.09)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Erasmo Escala 1884, Santiago, Chile

Phone: 7875673

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Statistics

Area: 9,193 km²

Population: 4,237,630 Catholics (68.2% of 6,214,290 total) (2020)

Statistics: 215 parishes, 15 missions, 475 priests (220 diocesan, 255 religious), 379 deacons, 1,085 lay religious (538 brothers, 547 sisters), 36 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint James Major (July 25)

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