Greek Catholic Diocese of Cluj-Gherla

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Diocese of Cluj-Gherla
Dioecesis Claudiopolitanus-Armenopolitanus; Szamo-Uiavariensis Romenorum
Eparhia de Cluj-Gherla
Location
Country Romania
Metropolitan Greek Catholic Archdiocese of Făgăraș and Alba Iulia
Population
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
60,000
Information
Denomination Romanian Catholic Church
Rite Byzantine Rite
Established 19 December 1853
(As Diocese of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár )
5 June 1930
(As Diocese of Cluj-Gherla)
Cathedral Transfiguration Cathedral, Cluj-Napoca
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Lucian Mureșan
Bishop Florentin Crihălmeanu
Map
Church administrative divisions
Church administrative divisions

The Greek Catholic Diocese of Cluj-Gherla is a diocese of the Byzantine Rite of the Romanian Greek Catholic Church. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Făgăraș și Alba Iulia.[1]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Ioan Alexi † ( 1854 Appointed - 1865 Died)
  • Ioan Vancea † (25 Sep 1865 Appointed - 21 Dec 1868 Appointed, Archbishop of Fagaras e Alba Iulia (Romanian))
  • Michele Pavel † (23 Dec 1872 Appointed - 15 May 1879 Appointed, Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian)
  • Johann Szabó † (15 May 1879 Appointed - May 1911 Died)
  • Basilio Hossu † (16 Dec 1911 Appointed - 13 Jan 1916 Died)
  • Iuliu Hossu † (21 Apr 1917 Appointed - 28 May 1970 Died)
  • George Guțiu † (14 Mar 1990 Appointed - 18 Jul 2002 Retired)
  • Florentin Crihălmeanu (18 Jul 2002 Succeeded - )

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page