Eparchy of Bratislava
|Eparchy of Bratislava
Eparchia Bratislaviensis ritus byzantini
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|(as of 2012)
|Denomination||Slovak Greek Catholic Church|
|Sui iuris church||Slovak Greek Catholic Church|
|Established||30 January 2008|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Bratislava|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Ján Babjak|
|Website of the Diocese|
The Eparchy of Bratislava (Latin: Eparchia Bratislaviensis) is an eparchy of the Slovak Greek Catholic Church which covers the territory of western and central Slovakia, i.e., Bratislava, Trnava, Nitra, Trenčín, Žilina and Banská Bystrica regions (around 33,300 km²). The eparchy is a suffragan to the metropolitan Archeparchy of Prešov. Its cathedral is the Church of the Holy Feast of the Cross in central Bratislava.
The eparchy was established on 30 January 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI and its current bishop is Peter Rusnák. The approximate number of Greek Catholic faithful in the whole eparchy as of 2008 may be around 25,000.
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