Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk

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Archeparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk
Archieparchia Stanislaopolitanus
Архиєпархія з Івано-Франківська
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Cathedral of the Resurrection
Location
Country Ukraine
Statistics
Area 6,700 km2 (2,600 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
792,272
603,918 (76.2%)
Information
Denomination Ukrainian Catholic
Sui iuris church Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
Rite Byzantine Rite
Established 26 March 1885
Cathedral Cathedral of the Resurrection of Our Saviour in Ivano-Frankivsk
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Metropolitan Archbishop Volodymyr Viytyshyn
Suffragans Eparchy of Kolomyia – Chernivtsi
Auxiliary Bishops Yosafat Moschych (Auxiliary Bishop-elect)
Emeritus Bishops Sofron Stefan Mudry Bishop Emeritus (1997-2005)
Website
Website of the Archeparchy

The Eparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk is an eparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, in the ecclesiastical province of Kyiv-Halych.

Volodymyr Viytyshyn was appointed eparch by Pope Benedict XVI on 2 June, 2005.

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