Holy Trinity Cathedral, Athens

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Holy Trinity Cathedral
Ιερός Ελληνόρρυθμος Καθολικός Ναός Αγίας Τριάδας
LocationAthens
Country Greece
DenominationCatholic church (Greek or Byzantine rite)
Websitewww.gcatholic.org/churches/europe/5699.htm
History
StatusActive
DedicationTrinity
Architecture
CompletedJune 11, 1932
Clergy
Bishop(s)Manuel Nin
Exarch(s)Manuel Nin

The Holy Trinity Cathedral [1] (Greek: Ιερός Ελληνόρρυθμος Καθολικός Ναός Αγίας Τριάδας ) also called Greek-Catholic Cathedral of Athens Is the name given to a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church which follows the Byzantine or Constantinopolitan rite and is located in the city of Athens the capital of the European country of Greece. Not to be confused with the Catholic cathedral of Latin rite, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Dionysius the Areopagite, nor with the Catholic cathedral of Armenian rite dedicated to St. Gregory the Illuminator.

It functions as the seat of the Greek Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Greece (Exarchatus Apostolicus Graeciae) that was created on June 11, 1932 by the then Pope Pius XI.

It is under the pastoral responsibility of Bishop Manuel Nin.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Athens
  2. ^ Cheney, David M. "Greece (Apostolic Exarchate) [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.