Catholic Bishops' Conference of Hungary

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Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference (HCBC) is a body of the Hungarian catholic bishops.

The Bishops' Conference[edit]

Since the Second Vatican Council, the bishops work in the so-called Episcopal Conferences. In general, an Episcopal Conference consists os bishops of a given area, for example, a country. The Conference is led by the President. In Hungary, the Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference work.

Officials[edit]

The secretariat address: 45 Városligeti fasor, Budapest, H-1071 HUNGARY

Members[edit]

Diocesan bishops[edit]

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

  • Dr. Ferenc Cserháti, Titular Bishop of Centuria, Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest (in charge of the pastoral care of Hungarians living abroad, lives in Munich.) (2007 - )
  • Dr. János Székely, Titular Bishop of Febiana, Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Episcopal vicar (2007 - )
  • György Snell, Titular Bishop of Pudentiana, Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, vicar general (2014 - )
  • Dr. Lajos Varga, Titular Bishop of Sicca Veneria, Auxiliary Bishop of Vác, vicar general (2006 - )

Retired Bishops (who are not members of the conference)[edit]

  • Dr. József Szendi, Archbishop Emeritus of Veszprém (1982 - 1983 Titular Bishop, apostolic governor of Veszprém, 1983 - 1993 Bishop of Veszprém, Archbishop of Veszprém 1993 - 1997)
  • Dr. Attila Miklósházy, Titular Bishop of Castellum Minus, Bishop Emeritus of Hungarians living abroad (1989)
  • Endre Gyulay, Bishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád (1987 - 2006)
  • Dr. István Konkoly, Bishop Emeritus of Szombathely (1987 - 2006)
  • Dr. István Seregély, Archbishop Emeritus of Eger (1987 - 2007)
  • Dr. Szilárd Keresztes, Bishop Emeritus of Hajdúdorog (1975 - 1988 Auxiliary Bishop of Hajdúdorog, 1988 - 2007 Bishop of Hajdúdorog, 1988 - 2008 Apostolic Governor of Miskolc)
  • Dr. Gáspár Ladocsi, Titular Bishop of Risinium, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest (1994 - 2001 Military Ordinary, Bishop, 2001 - 2010 Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest)
  • Miklós Mayer, Bishop Emeritus of Pécs (1988 - 1989 Auxiliary Bishop of Pécs, 1989 - 2011 Bishop of Pécs)
  • Dr. István Katona, Titular Bishop of Brixellum, Auxiliary Bishop of Eger, vicar general, high-provost (1997 - 2013; 1989 - 1997 Auxiliary Bishop of Vác)
  • Nándor Bosák, Bishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza (1993 - 2015)
  • Dr. Lajos Pápai, Bishop of Győr (1991 - 2016)

The Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Permanent Council members[edit]

See also[edit]

Roman Catholicism in Hungary

External links[edit]