Roman Catholic Diocese of Tui-Vigo
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Tui-Vigo
Diocese of Tui-Vigo

Dioecesis Tudensis-Vicensis

Diócesis de Tui-Vigo Spanish
Diocese de Tui-Vigo Galician
Catedral de Tuy.jpg
Cathedral of Tui
Location
Country Spain
Ecclesiastical provinceSantiago de Compostela
MetropolitanSantiago de Compostela
Statistics
Area1,721 km2 (664 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
560,000
532,459 (95.1%)
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established6th Century (As Diocese of Tui)
9 March 1959 (As Diocese of Tui-Vigo)
CathedralCathedral of St Anthony in Tui
Co-cathedralCo-Cathedral of St Martin and St Mary in Vigo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopLuis Quinteiro Fiuza
Metropolitan ArchbishopJulián Barrio Barrio
Bishops emeritusJosé Diéguez Reboredo Bishop Emeritus (1996-2010)
Map
Diócesis de Tuy-Vigo.svg
Website
diocesetuivigo.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tui-Vigo is one of the five Latin rite dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, which covers Galicia region in North-western Spain.[1]

Its cathedral episcopal see is Tui Cathedral, dedicated to Saint Mary[verification needed], in Tui.
It also has a co-cathedral, dedicated to Saint Martin and the Virgin Mary in Vigo: the Co-Cathedral of Santa María, Vigo.

Statistics

As per 2014, it pastorally served 533,800 Catholics (94.9% of 562,200 total) on 1,718 km² in 275 parishes and 60 missions with 254 priests (195 diocesan, 59 religious), 2 deacons, 472 lay religious (102 brothers, 370 sisters) and 14 seminarians.

History

To Elaborate

[2]

  • 570: Established as Diocese of Tui / Tuden(sis) (Latin), on territory split off from its Metropolitan, the (Portuguese) Archdiocese of Braga
  • 1024: Suppressed, its territory being reassigned to the Diocese of Iria Flavia
  • 1069: Restored as Diocese of Tui / Tuden(sis) (Latin), regaining its territory from above Diocese of Iria Flavia
  • 1421: Lost territory to Diocese of Ceuta
  • 1959.03.09: Renamed as Diocese of Tui-Vigo / Tuden(sis)-Vicen(sis) (Latin)

Episcopal ordinaries

(all Roman Rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Tui (first bishopric)
very incomplete : first centuries unavailable
  • ...
  • Saint Viliulfo (952-1003)
  • Pelayo (?-?)
  • Alfonso (?-1022)
  • Suero Bermudez (1022 - see suppressed 1024)
Suffragan Bishops of Tui (restored bishopric)
  • Saint (George =) Jorge (see restored 1069-1072)
  • Auderico (1072?-1098?)
  • Alfonso (1098?-1130)
  • Pelayo Meléndez (1130-1156)
  • Isidoro (1156-1167)
  • Juan (1168-1173)
  • Beltrán (1173-1187)
  • Pedro (1188-1205)
  • ...
BIOS TO COMPLETE/ELABORATE
Suffragan Bishops of Tui-Vigo
  • José Ángel López Ortiz, O.S.A. (see above 9 March 1959 - 18 Feb 1969); next Archbishop-bishop of Spain, Military * )
  • José Delicado Baeza (4 August 1969 - 18 April 1975), next Archbishop of Valladolid)
  • José Cerviño Cerviño (8 November 1976 - 7 June 1996 Retired)
  • José Diéguez Reboredo (14 July 1996 - 28 January 2010 Retired)[14]
  • Luis Quinteiro Fiuza (28 January 2010 - ...)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Diocese of Tui-Vigo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016 [self-published source]
  2. ^ "Diocese of Tui-Vigo" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Rodrigo Ibáñez" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016 [self-published source]
  4. ^ "Archbishop Gómez Manrique" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016 [self-published source]
  5. ^ "Bishop Diego de Muros (Moiras), O. de M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  6. ^ "Bishop Pedro Beltrán" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 27, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Sebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal (Arellano)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016 [self-published source]
  8. ^ "Bishop Miguel Muñoz" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 2, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Juan de San Millán" Catholic-Hierarchy.org David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 2, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Diego Arce Reinoso" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 21, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Diego Rueda Rico" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 27, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Antonio Guzmán Cornejo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 27, 2016
  13. ^ "Bishop Miguel Ferrer" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 1, 2016
  14. ^ "Obispo Emérito". DIOCESE TUI-VIGO (in Spanish). Retrieved .

Sources and external links

Coordinates: 42°02?46?N 8°38?39?W / 42.0462°N 8.6443°W / 42.0462; -8.6443


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