Roman Catholic Diocese of Syrmia

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Diocese of Syrmia
Dioecesis Sirmiensis
Епархија Сријема
Location
Country Serbia
Ecclesiastical province Đakovo-Osijek
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Đakovo-Osijek
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 18 June 2008
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of St. Demetrius
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Djuro Gašparović
Metropolitan Archbishop Đuro Hranić
Map
Map of organization of Roman Catholic Church in Serbia    Syrmia Bishopric - Grey
Map of organization of Roman Catholic Church in Serbia
  Syrmia Bishopric - Grey

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syrmia (Latin: Dioecesis Sirmiensis) is diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church, in Serbia. It is subject to the Archdiocese of Đakovo-Osijek. The seat of the diocese is in Sremska Mitrovica.

Territory[edit]

It includes Serbian part of the region of Syrmia, which is administrativelly divided between the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and the City of Belgrade.

The diocese includes adherents mainly from Croat and Hungarian ethnic communities.

History[edit]

In 1773, the Diocese of Syrmia and Diocese of Bosnia were joined into a single enlarged doicese that was named the Diocese of Syrmia. In 1963, name of the diocese was changed to Diocese of Đakovo or Bosnia and Syrmia.

In 18 June 2008 the Diocese of Đakovo or Bosnia and Syrmia was divided into two administrative units: the Archdiocese of Đakovo-Osijek and the Diocese of Syrmia.

The current Bishop is Đuro Gašparović, appointed in 2008. Previously he had been the auxiliary bishop of the parent diocese.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Đuro Gašparović (18 June 2008 Appointed - )

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