Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zagreb

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Archdiocese of Zagreb
Archidioecesis Zagrebiensis
Zagrebačka nadbiskupija
Zagrebačka katedrala s Lotrščaka.jpg
Zagreb Cathedral
Location
Country  Croatia
Metropolitan Zagreb
Statistics
Area 13.495 km2 (5.210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,237,650
1,101,900 (89.0%)
Parishes 203
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1093
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Josip Bozanić
Auxiliary Bishops Valentin Pozaić
Ivan Šaško
Mijo Gorski
Website
zg-nadbiskupija.hr

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zagreb (Croatian: Zagrebačka nadbiskupija, Latin: Archidioecesis Zagrebiensis) is the central archdiocese of the Catholic Church in Croatia, centered in the capital city Zagreb.[1] It is the metropolitan see of Croatia, and the present archbishop is Josip Bozanić.[2] It encompasses the northwestern continental areas of Croatia.

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Origin[edit]

The diocese of Zagreb was founded by Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary in 1093.[citation needed] On November 11, 1852, it was elevated to the status of an archdiocese.

Ordinaries[edit]

Bishops
  • Thomas de Branche de Debrentha (11 October 1454 - 13 January 1463)
  • Nicolaus Olahus (1543 - 1548)
  • Juraj Drašković (22 March 1564 - 27 October 1578)
  • Miklós Zelniczey Naprady (15 December 1600 - 1604)
  • Šimun Bratulić (13 September 1604 - 1611)
  • Petar Domitrović (15 July 1613 - 1629)
  • Franjo Ergelski Hasanović (17 December 1629 - 1642)
  • Benedikt Vinković (28 April 1642 - 1643)
  • Martin Bogdan (1643 - 1647)
  • Petar Petretić (1648 - 3 August 1667)
  • Martin Borković (11 June 1668 - 31 October 1687)
  • Aleksandar Ignacije Mikulić Brokunovečki (11 October 1688 - 11 May 1694)
  • Stjepan Seliščević (10 January 1695 - 1 April 1703)
  • Márton Brajkovićs (14 January 1704 - 4 June 1708)
  • Imre Esterházy (9 September 1709 - 17 March 1727)
  • Juraj Branjug (26 November 1727 - 28 April 1748)
  • Franjo Klobusiczky (2 December 1748 - 20 Dec 1751)
  • Franjo Thauszy (24 January 1752 - 11 January 1769)
  • Ivan Krstitelj Paxy (10 September 1770 appointed - 20 December 1771)
  • Josip Galjuf (14 December 1772 – 3 February 1786)
  • Maksimilijan Vrhovac (10 March 1788 – 16 December 1827)
  • Aleksandar Alagović (15 March 1830 – 18 March 1837)
Archbishops

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archdiocese of Zagreb, catholic-hierarchy.org.
  2. ^ Metropolitan Archdiocese of Zagreb, gcatholic.org.