Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Spain

For the archdiocese in Mexico, see Roman Catholic Archdiocese of León. For the diocese in Nicaragua, see Roman Catholic Diocese of León in Nicaragua.
Diocese of León
Dioecesis Legionensis
Diócesis de León

Country Spain
Ecclesiastical province Oviedo
Metropolitan Oviedo
Area 9,620 km2 (3,710 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
314,172 (99.6%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4th Century
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Way in León
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Julián López Martín
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesús Sanz Montes
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of León (Latin: Legionen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of León in the ecclesiastical province of Oviedo in Spain.[1][2]


Special churches

Bishops of León

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See also


  1. "Diocese of León" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved December 4, 2015
  2. "Diocese of León" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Gonzalo Osorio Villalobos" retrieved January 15, 2016
  4. Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Pierre Benoît ou de Guémené" retrieved January 15, 2016
  5. Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Juan del Campo" retrieved January 15, 2016
  6. Pablo Ordás Díaz, "Cloister-phobia: The Neglected Art History of León Cathedral's Cloister" The Medieval Colloquium, Columbia University (2/19/2014), p. 10.
  7. "Bishop Iñigo Manrique de Lara" David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 17, 2016
  8. "Archbishop Pedro Manuel" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  9. "Bishop Juan de San Millán" David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 2, 2016
  10. "Bishop Juan del Pozo Horta, O.P." David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016


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