Roman Catholic Diocese of Žilina

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Diocese of Žilina
Dioecesis Žilinensis
Žilinská Diecéza
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Location
Country Slovakia
Territory NW of Trenčín and W of Žilina regions
Ecclesiastical province Bratislava
Metropolitan Žilina
Statistics
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
593,712
484,111 (81.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 14 February 2008
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Žilina
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Tomáš Galis
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanislav Zvolenský
Vicar General Ladislav Stromček
Episcopal Vicars Stanislav Ďungel
Map
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Map of the Diocese
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Žilina (Slovak: Žilinská Diecéza, Latin: Dioecesis Žilinensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in north-western Slovakia including parts of the Trenčín and Žilina regions. It has its seat in Žilina. The current bishop is Tomáš Galis.

History[edit]

The diocese was established on 14 February 2008 from the northern parts of the Diocese of Nitra, which shifted more to the south and from a small part of the Diocese of Banská Bystrica.

Deaneries[edit]

The diocese currently has 10 deaneries:

External links[edit]