Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg

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Archdiocese of Salzburg
Archidioecesis Salisburgensis
Erzdiözese Salzburg
Salzburg cathedral frontview.jpg
Location
Country Austria
Territory Salzburg, Tyrol
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of Salzburg
Metropolitan Salzburg, Salzburg
Statistics
Area 9,715 km2 (3,751 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2015)
Increase 727,707
Decrease 473,022 (Decrease 65%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established April 20, 798
Cathedral Cathedral of Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius
Patron saint Saint Rupert
Saint Virgil
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Franz Lackner
Auxiliary Bishops Andreas Laun
Hansjörg Hofer
Vicar General Hansjörg Hofer
Roland Rasser (as from Sept 1st, 2017)
Episcopal Vicars Matthäus Appesbacher
Emeritus Bishops Georg Eder (em. archbishop)
Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. (em. archbishop)
Map
Bistuemer oesterreich salzburg.png
Website
kirchen.net/portal

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg (Latin: Archidioecesis Salisburgensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Austria. The archdiocese is one of two Austrian archdioceses, serving alongside the Archdiocese of Vienna.

The Archbishopric of Salzburg was a prince-bishopric of the Holy Roman Empire until 1803, when it was secularized as the Electorate of Salzburg. The archdiocese was reestablished in 1818 without temporal power.

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

1000–1500[edit]

  • Gebhard † (1060 Appointed – 15 Jun 1088 Died)
  • Thiemo von Formbach, O.S.B. † (1090 Appointed – 1101 Died)
  • Konrad von Abensberg † (7 Jan 1106 Appointed – 9 Apr 1147 Died)
  • Eberhard von Biburg, O.S.B. † (1147 Appointed – 22 Jun 1164 Died)
  • Konrad von Babenberg † (29 Jun 1164 Appointed – 28 Sep 1168 Died)
  • Eberhard von Regensburg † (20 Apr 1200 Appointed – 1 Dec 1246 Died)
  • Frederic Walchen † (1273 Appointed – 7 Apr 1284 Died)
  • Gregor Schenk von Osterwitz † (6 Jun 1396 Appointed – 9 May 1403 Died)
  • Berthold von Wehingen † (6 Feb 1404 Appointed – 13 Jan 1406 Resigned)
  • Eberhard von Neuhaus † (13 Jan 1406 Confirmed – 18 Jan 1427 Died)
  • Eberard von Starhemberg † (11 Apr 1427 Confirmed – 9 Feb 1429 Died)
  • Johann von Reisberg † (1429 Elected – 1441 Died)
  • Friedrich Truchseß von Emmerberg † (30 Sep 1441 Elected – 3 Apr 1452 Died)
  • Sigmund von Volkersdorf † (10 Apr 1452 Elected – 3 Nov 1461 Died)
  • Burkhard von Weißpriach † (16 Nov 1461 Elected – 16 Feb 1466 Died)
  • Bernhard von Rohr † (25 Feb 1466 Elected – 21 Mar 1487 Died)
  • Johann Beckenschlager † (21 Mar 1487 Succeeded – 15 Dec 1489 Died)
  • Friedrich Graf von Schaumberg † (19 Dec 1489 Elected – 4 Oct 1494 Died)
  • Sigmund von Hollenegg † (16 Oct 1494 Elected – 3 Jul 1495 Died)

1500–1800[edit]

Salzburg, "Rome of the North"

1800–Present[edit]

  • Augustin Johann Joseph Gruber † (17 Nov 1823 Confirmed – 28 Jun 1835 Died)
  • Friedrich Johann Joseph Cölestin zu von Schwarzenberg † (1 Feb 1836 Confirmed – 20 May 1850 Confirmed)
  • Maximilian Joseph von Tarnóczy † (17 Feb 1851 Confirmed – 4 Apr 1876 Died)
  • Franz de Paula Albert Eder, O.S.B. † (29 Sep 1876 Confirmed – 10 Apr 1890 Died)
  • Johann Evangelist Haller † (26 Jun 1890 Confirmed – 5 May 1900 Died)
  • Johannes Baptist Katschthaler † (17 Dec 1900 Confirmed – 27 Feb 1914 Died)
  • Balthasar Kaltner † (25 May 1914 Confirmed – 8 Jul 1918 Died)
  • Ignaz Rieder † (7 Oct 1918 Confirmed – 8 Oct 1934 Died)
  • Sigismund Waitz † (17 Dec 1934 Confirmed – 30 Oct 1941 Died)
  • Andreas Rohracher † (1 May 1943 Confirmed – 30 Jun 1969 Retired)
  • Eduard Macheiner † (18 Oct 1969 Confirmed – 17 Jul 1972 Died)
  • Karl Berg † (9 Jan 1973 Confirmed – 5 Sep 1988 Retired)
Archbishop Franz Lackner OFM
  • Georg Eder † (17 Jan 1989 Confirmed – 23 Nov 2002 Resigned)
  • Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. (27 Nov 2002 Appointed – 4 Nov 2013 Retired)
  • Franz Lackner, O.F.M. (18 Nov 2013 Appointed – Present)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 47°47′52″N 13°02′47″E / 47.7979°N 13.0465°E / 47.7979; 13.0465