Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos

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Archdiocese of Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos
Archidioecesis Naxiensis, Andrensis, Tinensis, et Myconensis
Αρχιεπισκοπή Νάξου, Άνδρου, Τήνου και Μυκόνου
Location
Country Greece
Statistics
Area 1,377 km2 (532 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
58,000
4,000 (6.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 13th Century
(As Diocese of Naxos)
1522
(As Archdiocese of Naxos)
3 June 1919
(As Archdiocese of Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our lady of Rosary in Tinos
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Nikólaos Printesis

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos (Latin: Archidioecesis Naxiensis, Andrensis, Tinensis, et Myconensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Greece. The archdiocese is the metropolitan of the dioceses of Chios, Crete, Santorini and Syros and Milos.

Originally erected as the Diocese of Naxos in the 13th century, the parent diocese was elevated to the Archdiocese of Naxos in 1522 after the fall of Rhodes, when the Archdiocese was moved from there. On June 3, 1919, the Archdiocese of Naxos was united with the Diocese of Andros, and the Archdiocese of Tinos and Mykonos to form the present Archdiocese.

The ecclesiastical territory comprises most of the Aegean islands in Greece, including, but not limited to Naxos, Andros, Tinos and Mykonos.

The current Archbishop is Nikólaos Printesis, who was appointed in 1993.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Nicolás (Pedro) de Noya, O.P. † ( 1505 Appointed - 1515 Died)
  • Pietro Martire Giustiniani, O.P. † (10 Dec 1691 Appointed - 10 May 1700 Appointed, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Tinos)
  • Binkentios Coressi † (1 Oct 1800 Appointed - 12 Oct 1814 Appointed, Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Constantinople)
  • Andrea Veggetti † (8 Mar 1816 Appointed - 15 Nov 1838 Died)
  • Lorenzo Bergeretti † (24 Mar 1864 Succeeded - )
  • Giuseppe Zaffino † (30 Jul 1875 Appointed - )
  • Filippo Camassei † (18 Mar 1904 Appointed - 6 Dec 1906 Appointed, Patriarch of Gerusalemme {Jerusalem})
  • Leonard Brindisi † (30 Mar 1909 Appointed - 3 Jul 1919 Appointed, Archbishop of Corfu, Zakynthos and Cefalonia)
  • Matteo Vido † (3 Jul 1919 Appointed - 18 Sep 1924 Died)
  • Alessandro Guidati † (15 Jul 1929 Appointed - 22 Feb 1947 Retired)
  • Joannis Baptist Filippucci (Filippoussis) † (29 May 1947 Appointed - 6 Nov 1959 Died)
  • Ioannis Perris † (24 Oct 1960 Appointed - 29 Apr 1993 Retired)
  • Nikólaos Printesis (29 Apr 1993 Appointed - )

References[edit]

http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dnaxo.html

External links[edit]