Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela

The Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela (Latin: Archidioecesis Compostellanus), established by Pope Calixtus II in 1120, is one of the five districts in which the Catholic Church divides Galicia in North-western Spain.

The Archbishop of Santiago of Compostela has "cathedra" (i.e.: from Latin "seat") in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and his jurisdiction covers most of the parishes the central part of Galicia including the cities of A Coruña and Pontevedra.

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Bishops

Bishops of Iria Flavia

Early archbishops

Archbishops since 1886

  • Victoriano Guisasola y Rodríguez (10 Jun 1886 - 20 Jan 1888)
  • José María Martín de Herrera y de la Iglesia (14 Feb 1889 - 8 Dec 1922)
  • Manuel Lago y González (24 Jul 1923 - 18 Mar 1925)
  • Julián de Diego y García Alcolea (8 Oct 1925 - 16 Jan 1927)
  • Zacarías Martínez Núñez O.S.A. † (2 Dec 1927 - 6 Sep 1933)
  • Tomás Muñiz Pablos (13 Aug 1935 - 15 Mar 1948 )
  • Carmelo Ballester y Nieto C.M. (9 Oct 1948 - 31 Jan 2012)
  • Fernando Quiroga y Palacios (4 Jun 1949 - 7 Dec 1971 )
  • Angel Suquía Goicoechea (13 Apr 1973 - 12 Apr 1983)
  • Antonio María Rouco Varela (9 May 1984 - 28 Jul 1994)
  • Julián Barrio Barrio (5 Jan 1996 - )

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