Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rijeka

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Archdiocese of Rijeka
Archidioecesis Fluminensis
Riječka nadbiskupija
Crkva Sv Vida Rijeka 140807.jpg
Location
Country  Croatia
Statistics
Area 2,580 km2 (1,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
266,800
213,650 (80.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral St. Vitus Cathedral
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Ivan Devčić
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rijeka (Croatian: Riječka nadbiskupija; Latin: Archidioecesis Fluminensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Rijeka in Croatia.

History[edit]

  • April 30, 1920: Established as Apostolic Administration of Rijeka
  • April 25, 1925: Promoted as Diocese of Rijeka – Opatija
  • July 27, 1969: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rijeka – Senj
  • May 25, 2000: Renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rijeka
Archbishop Ivan Devcic

Leadership[edit]

  • Archbishops of Rijeka (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Ivan Devčić (since 2000.11.17)
    • Archbishop Anton Tamarut (2000.05.25 – 2000.06.28)
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Rijeka – Senj (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Anton Tamarut (1990.01.05 – 2000.05.25)
    • Archbishop Josip Pavlišić (1974.04.18 – 1990.01.05)
    • Archbishop Viktor Burić (1969.08.20 – 1974.04.18)
  • Bishops of Rijeka – Opatija (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Viktor Burić (Apostolic Administrator 1952 – 1969.08.20)
    • Archbishop Josep Srebrnic (Apostolic Administrator 1949 – 1952)
    • Archbishop Ugo Camozzo (1938.08.17 – 1948.01.13)
    • Archbishop Antonio Santin (1933.08.10 – 1938.05.16)
    • Bishop Isidoro Sain, O.S.B. (1925.04.25 – 1932.01.28)
  • Apostolic Administrators of Rijeka (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Isidoro Sain, O.S.B. (1923 – 1925.04.25)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 45°19′36″N 14°26′37″E / 45.3267°N 14.4436°E / 45.3267; 14.4436