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Church Officials
Name
Tenure
Austria
Gurk, Diocese of (Salzburg and Tyrol)
Erected 1071
Bishops of Gurk
Gunther von Krappfeld
1072–90†
••••
Hiltebold
1106–32†
••••
Roman
1131–67†
••••
Roman von Leibnitz
1174–79†
••••
Matthias Lang von Wellenburg, Card
1505–22 res; †1540
Lang (2593)
Jerome Colloredo von Wallsee und Mels
1761–72; †1812
••••
Coadjutor Bishops of Gurk
Matthias Lang von Wellenburg, Card
1501–05; †1540
Lang (2593)
Salzburg, Archdiocese of (Salzburg)
Diocese of Salzburg erected 6th century
Elevated to archdiocese 798
Archbishops of Salzburg
Adalram
821-36†
••••
Matthias Lang von Wellenburg (Card)
1519–40†
Lang (2593)
Coadjutor Bishops of Salzburg
Matthias Lang von Wellenburg, Card
1512–19; †1540
Lang (2593)
Belgium
Liege, Diocese of (Liege)
Erected as the Diocese of Tongeren 344
Name changed to Diocese of Maastricht 384
Bishops of Maastricht
†727
••••
Name changed to Diocese of Liege 720
Bishops of Liege
†727
••••
1238-39†
Savoy (254)
Robert de Thourette
1240–46
••••
Name changed to Diocese of Liege, Eupen et Malmedy 1921
Name changed to Diocese of Liege 1925
Lode Van Heck
2019–; *+1950
••••
Cyprus
Nicosia, Archdiocese of
►Erected 1196
Archbishops of Nicosia
Giovanni Colonna
†1262
••••
Giovanni Balastro
1288–96
••••
Suppressed 1570
Titular See of Nicosia 1668
1747–73, res. ; †1784
Savoy (254)
Aurelio Signora
1957–90†
••••
Germany
Chiemsee, Diocese of (Bavaria)
Erected 1216
Bishops of Chiemsee
Matthias Lang von Wellenburg, Card (admin)
1535–36 res; †1540
Lang (2593)
Suppressed 1818
Cologne, Archdiocese of (North Rhine-Westphalia)
►Diocese of Cologne erected 2nd century
Elevated to archdiocese 8th century
Archbishops of Cologne
Rainald von Dassel
1159–67†
••••
Philipp von Heinsberg
1167–91
••••
1784–1801†
Habsburg (128)
Munster, Diocese of (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Erected 800
Bishops of Munster
1784–1801†
Habsburg (128)
Guatemala
Guatemala, Archdiocese of (Guatemala)
►Diocese of Santiago de Guatemala erected 1534
Bishops of Santiago de Guatemala
Juan Bautista Alvarez de Toledo
1714–23 res; †1725
••••

1723–26 res; †1734

Cervantes (3376)
Elevated to Archdiocese of Guatemala 1743
Archbishops of Guatemala
Francisco de Paul García Pelaez
1845–67†
••••
Mexico
Guadalajara, Archdiocese of (Guadalajara)
►Diocese of Guadalajara erected 1548
Bishops of Guadalajara

1727–34†

Cervantes (3376)
Elevated to archdiocese 1863
Toluca, Archdiocese of (State of Mexico)
Diocese of Toluca erected 1950
Bishops of Toluca

1951–80; †1989

Velez (3027.1)
Elevated to archdiocese 2019
Switzerland
Geneva, Diocese of
►Erected 4th century
Bishops of Geneva
1444–51†
Savoy (254)
1451–58†
Savoy (254)
1460–82†
Savoy (254)
1484–90†
Savoy (254)
1495–1509 res.; †1533
Savoy (254)
1513–22†
Savoy (254)
►To Diocese of Lausanne and Geneva 1821
Vicars-General of Geneva
†1522
Savoy (254)
Lausanne, Diocese of
►Erected 6th century
►To Diocese of Lausanne and Geneva 1821
Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg, Diocese of
►United Diocese of Lausanne, and Diocese of Geneva 1821
►Name changed to Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg 1924
Sion, Diocese of (Valais)
Bishops of Sion
►Erected 4th century
1037–54†
Savoy (254)
1374; †1395
Savoy of Achaia (254.1)
United States of America
San Juan de Puerto Rico, Archdiocese of (Puerto Rico)
►Diocese of Puerto Rico erected 1511
►Name changed to Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico 1924
►Elevated to archdiocese 1960
Bishops of Puerto Rico
Bernardo de Valbuena y Villanueva
1620–27†
••••
Wales
Saint Asaph, Diocese of
►Diocese erected 583
Bishops of St Asaph
†1247
Marchudd (1715)
►Suppressed 16th century

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