Roman Catholicism in Kosovo

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Today, Kosovo's Roman Catholic population is approximately 65,000 in a region of roughly 2 million people. Another 60,000 Kosovar Catholics are outside the region, mainly for work.[1]

The Roman Catholic Apostolic Administration of Prizren is the ecclesiastical territory or Apostolic Administration of the Roman Catholic Church in Kosovo. It is centered in the city of Prizren. Bishop Dodë Gjergji serves as administrator of the Apostolic Administration currently. Archbishop Juliusz Janusz, 66, originally a priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Krakow, Poland, is the Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia and the Apostolic Delegate to Kosovo; he had served previously as Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary and before that as Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique and Rwanda.

The Holy See does not recognise Kosovo as a sovereign state.

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  1. ^ "In Kosovo, whole families return to Catholic faith" catholicnews.com 9 February 2009 Link accessed 21 March 2010