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Roman Catholic Diocese of Lugo

Diocese of Lugo

Dioecesis Lucensis in Hispania

Diocese de Lugo (Galician)
Diócesis de Lugo (Spanish)
Fachada da Catedral de Lugo.jpg
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceSantiago de Compostela
MetropolitanSantiago de Compostela
Statistics
Area7,780 km2 (3,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
296,961
296,389 (99.8%)
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established2nd Century
CathedralCathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel in Lugo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAlfonso Carrasco Rouco
Metropolitan ArchbishopJulián Barrio Barrio
Website
diocesisdelugo.org

The Catholic Diocese of Lugo is one of the five Roman Catholic sees within Galicia, in north-western Spain, and one of the four suffragans in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela.[1][2]

The cathedral episcopal see is in the Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Carmel), dedicated to Our Lady of Carmel, in Lugo city.

It also has a World Heritage Site : the Cistercian Monastery of Santa María, in Sobrado dos Monxes, A Coruña, Galicia.

Extent and statistics

As per 2012, it pastorally served 288,000 Catholics (99.2% of 290,200 total) on 7,703 km2 in 1,139 parishes with 376 priests (315 diocesan, 61 religious), 318 lay religious (83 brothers, 235 sisters) and 7 seminarians.[2]

Its jurisdiction covers 1,138 parishes in three administrative Spanish provinces :

History

[2]

Episcopal Ordinaries of Lugo

Suffragan Bishops of Lugo (initial period)
First period unavailable
Metropolitan Archbishops of Lugo
always the Metropolitan Archbishop of Braga (Portugal) (745-1063)
Suffragan Bishops of Lugo (again)[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Diocese of Lugo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016 [self-published]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Diocese of Lugo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 16 February 2017 [self-published]
  3. ^ "Bishop Arias Medín" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  4. ^ "Bishop Rodrigo Ibáñez" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  5. ^ "Bishop Pedro López de Aguiar, O.P." Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 17 January 2015 [self-published]
  6. ^ "Bishop Alonso Suárez de la Fuente del Sauce" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  7. ^ "Bishop Pedro Ribera" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016 [self-published]
  8. ^ "Bishop Martín Tristán Calvete" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan Suárez Carvajal" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  10. ^ "Bishop Francisco Delgado López" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 June 2016 [self-published]
  11. ^ "Bishop Fernando Vellosillo Barrio" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016 [self-published]
  12. ^ "Bishop Juan Ruiz de Villarán" Catholic.hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016 [self-published]
  13. ^ "Bishop Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016 [self-published]

Sources and external links

  • (in Spanish) Official Web-site of the Diocese of Lugo
  • (in English) GCatholic.org - Diocese of Lugo [self-published]
  • (in English) Catholic Hierarchy - Diocese of Lugo [self-published]
  • (in English) Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Lugo" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  • (in Spanish) List of Spanish Dioceses
  • (in Spanish) Official Web-site of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela
  • (in Spanish) Official Web-site of the Diocese of Mondoñedo-Ferrol
  • (in Spanish) Official Web-site of the Diocese of Ourense
  • (in Galician) Official Web-site of the Diocese of Tui-Vigo


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