Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Burgos

The Archdiocese of Burgos (Latin: Archidioecesis Burgensis, Spanish: Archidióecesis de Burgos ) is an Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic church located in the Castilian city of Burgos.

In the year 1075 a bishopric was established in Burgos. A precursor had the bishopric in the diocese Oca, which went down during the Moorish invasion of Spain. After the founding of the diocese of the city of Burgos gained significance as a coronation city of the kings of Castile. With the construction of the Gothic cathedral of Burgos was begun in 1221, the building was completed, however, until 1567. During the 11th and 12th centuries, two national councils were held in Burgos, the first ( 1078 or 1080 ) in the introduction of the Roman rite Spain ' dealt instead of the old Mozarabic rite. The survey is carried out to an archbishopric in 1574 by Pope Gregory XIII .. Today's archbishopric about covers the territory of the province of Burgos.