Jožef Smej

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Jožef Smej
Titular Bishop of Tzernicux
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Titular See of Tzernicus
In office 1983 - current
Predecessor Michael Rusnak
Successor incumbent
Ordination December 8, 1944
Personal details
Born (1922-02-15) February 15, 1922 (age 95)
Bogojina, Slovenia
Previous post Prelate

Jožef Smej, (born February 15, 1922) is a Slovene Prelate of Roman Catholic Church.[1][2]

Smej was born in Bogojina, Slovenia and was ordained a priest on December 8, 1944. Smej was appointed auxiliary archbishop of the Archdiocese of Maribor, as well as titular archbishop of Tzernicus, on April 15, 1983 and ordained bishop on May 23, 1983. Smej held the position of auxiliary bishop of the Maribor diocese until his retirement on June 18, 2009.

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  1. ^ Tzernicus at Catholic-Hierarchy.
  2. ^ Titular Episcopal See of Tzernicus at

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