Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima

Archdiocese of Lima

Archidioecesis Limana
Cathedral of Lima (7521858506).jpg
Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical provinceLima
Statistics
Area639 km2 (247 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
3,582,000
3,224,000 (90%)
Parishes113
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established14 May 1541 (481 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Basílica San Juan Apóstol y Evangelista
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopCarlos Castillo Mattasoglio
Auxiliary BishopsRicardo Augusto Rodríguez Álvarez, Guillermo Teodoro Elías Millares
Bishops emeritusJuan Luis Cipriani Thorne
Adriano Tomasi Travaglia
Map
Arquidiócesis de Lima.svg
Website
www.arzobispadodelima.org
The Archbishop's Palace of Lima is the seat of the Archdiocese of Lima

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima (Latin: Archidioecesis Limana) is part of the Roman Catholic Church in Peru which enjoys full communion with the Holy See. The Archdiocese was founded as the Diocese of Lima on 14 May 1541. The diocese was raised to the level of a metropolitan archdiocese by Pope Paul III on 12 February 1546. One of its archbishops was the saint Torribio Mogrovejo.[1][2][3]

The suffragan dioceses are: Callao, Carabayllo, Chosica, Huacho, Ica, Lurín, and (Territorial Prelature) Yauyos. From 1999 to 2019 the Archbishop of Lima was Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, made Cardinal in 2001. The Archbishop's Palace of Lima is the headquarters of the archdiocese.

Ordinaries

Diocese of Lima

Erected: 14 May 1541

Archdiocese of Lima

Elevated: 12 February 1546

Other affiliated bishops

Coadjutor archbishop

Auxiliary bishops

°Antonio Vigo, O. de M. (1664–1666), did not take effect

  • Blasius de Aguinaga (1669), did not take effect
  • Nicolás de Ulloa y Hurtado de Mendoza, O.S.A. (1677–1679), appointed Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
  • Francisco Cisneros y Mendoza (1702–1724)[14]
  • Pedro Morcillo Rubio de Auñón (1724–1731), appointed Bishop of Panamá
  • Francisco Gutiérrez Galeano (1738–1745), appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga)
  • Francisco Javier Luna-Pizarro y Pacheco de Chávez (1836–1845), appointed Archbishop here
  • José Manuel Pasquel y Losada (1848–1855), appointed Archbishop here
  • Francisco de Asis Orueta y Castrillón, C.O. (1855–1859), appointed Bishop of Trujillo (later returned here as Archbishop)
  • Pedro José Tordoya Montoya (1860–1875), appointed Bishop of Cuzco
  • Pedro Ignacio de Benavente y del Castillo (1865–1883)
  • Manuel Antonio Bandini Mazuelos (1879–1889), appointed Archbishop here
  • José María Carpenter Aponte (1891–1905)
  • Manuel Tovar y Chamorro (1891–1898), appointed Archbishop here
  • Julian Cáceres Negrón (1901–1904)
  • Segundo Ballón Manrique (1909–1923)
  • José Gregorio Castro Miranda, O.F.M. (1917–1924)
  • Leonardo José Rodriguez Ballón, O.F.M. (1943–1945), appointed Bishop of Huancayo
  • Federico Pérez Silva, C.M. (1946–1952), appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Piura
  • Fidel Mario Tubino Mongilardi (1956–1973)
  • José Antonio Dammert Bellido (1958–1962), appointed Bishop of Cajamarca
  • Mario Renato Cornejo Radavero (1961–1969)
  • Luis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J. (1967–1978), appointed Prelate of Chimbote
  • Germán Schmitz Sauerborn, M.S.C. (1970–1990)
  • Augusto Beuzeville Ferro (1973–1990), appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Piura
  • Alberto Aurelio Brazzini Diaz-Ufano (1978–2001)
  • Alfredo Noriega Arce, S.J. (1980–1993)
  • Javier Miguel Ariz Huarte, O.P. (1980–1995)
  • Hugo Garaycoa Hawkins (1982–1991), appointed Bishop of Tacna
  • Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (1988–1996), appointed Bishop of Peru, Military
  • Oscar Julio Alzamora Revoredo, S. M. (1991–1999)
  • Norbert Klemens Strotmann Hoppe, M.S.C. (1992–1997), appointed Bishop of Chosica
  • José Antonio Eguren Anselmi, S.C.V. (2002–2006), appointed Archbishop of Piura
  • Carlos Enrique García Camader (2002–2006), appointed Bishop of Lurín
  • Adriano Tomasi Travaglia, O.F.M. (2002–2019)
  • Guillermo Martín Abanto Guzmán (2009–2012), appointed Bishop of Peru, Military
  • Raúl Antonio Chau Quispe (2009–2019), appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa
  • Guillermo Teodoro Elías Millares (2019-)
  • Ricardo Augusto Rodríguez Álvarez (2019-)

Other priests of this diocese who became bishops

  • Diego Montero del Aguila, appointed Bishop of Concepción, Chile in 1708
  • Juan Manuel Moscoso y Peralta, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa in 1770
  • José Vicente Silva Avilés y Olave Salaverría, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1815; did not take effect
  • Pedro Gutiérrez de Cos y Saavedra Seminario, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1818
  • Juan Rodríguez Reymúndez, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1838; did not take effect
  • Agustín Guillermo Charún Espinoza, appointed Bishop of Trujillo in 1853
  • Bartolomé Manuel Herrera Vélez, appointed Bishop of Arequipa in 1859
  • Juan María Ambrosio Huerta Galván, appointed Bishop of Puno in 1865
  • José Francisco Ezequiel Moreyra, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1865
  • Juan José de Polo Valenzuela, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1875
  • Manuel Santiago Medina y Bañon, appointed Bishop of Trujillo in 1889
  • Ismaele Puirredón, appointed Bishop of Puno in 1889
  • Juan Antonio Falcón Iturrizaga, appointed Bishop of Cuzco in 1893
  • Carlos Garcia Irigoyen, appointed Bishop of Trujillo in 1910
  • Salvador Piñeiro García-Calderón, appointed Bishop of Peru, Military in 2001
  • Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral (priest here, 1989–1996), appointed Bishop of Chulucanas in 2020

References

  1. ^ Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Archdiocese of Lima" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Lima" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  4. ^ "Archbishop Diego Gómez de Lamadrid, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  6. ^ "Archbishop Bartolomé Lobo Guerrero" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Gonzalo del Campo (López de Ocampo)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  8. ^ "Archbishop Hernando de Arias y Ugarte" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  9. ^ "Archbishop Pedro de Villagómez Vivanco" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Almoguera, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Melchor de Liñán y Cisneros" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Diego Morcillo Rubio de Suñón de Robledo, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Resignations and Appointments, 25.01.2019" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 25 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  14. ^ "Bishop Francisco Cisneros y Mendoza" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016


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