Eparchy of Bratislava

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Eparchy of Bratislava
Eparchia Bratislaviensis ritus byzantini
Bratislavská eparchia
Eparchie Bratislava.jpg
Coat of arms
Location
Country Slovakia
Ecclesiastical province Prešov
Metropolitan Prešov
Statistics
Population
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
14,941
Parishes 15
Information
Denomination Slovak Greek Catholic Church
Sui iuris church Slovak Greek Catholic Church
Rite Byzantine Rite
Established 30 January 2008
Cathedral Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Bratislava
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Peter Rusnák
Metropolitan Archbishop Ján Babjak
Map
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Website
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.

Greek Catholic Cathedral of Bratislava

History[edit]

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.[1]

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