Kiro Stojanov

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His Excellency
Kiro Stojanov
Bishop of Skopje
Apostolic Exarch of Macedonia
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See Skopje
Installed July 20, 2005
Predecessor Marko Sopi
Other posts Titular Bishop of Centuriones
Auxiliary Bishop of Skopje (1999-2005)
Ordination April 6, 1986
Consecration May 1, 1999
Personal details
Born (1959-04-09) April 9, 1959 (age 58)
Radovo, Bosilovo Municipality, Republic of Macedonia
Nationality Macedonian
Denomination Roman Catholic Church

Monsignor Dr Kiro Stojanov (9 April 1959 in the village of Radovo, Bosilovo Municipality) is the Roman Catholic Bishop of Skopje and the Apostolic Administrator and Exarch of the Macedonian Byzantine Catholic Church. He is the first Catholic bishop of Macedonian ethnicity in 104 years. He was ordained as a priest in 1986, and from 1999 to 2005 he was the Auxiliary and Titular Bishop of the Skopje Diocese which was then led by Monsignor Joakim Herbut. In 2003 he joined the Maltese Order.


  • Kiro Stojanov: Dialogue based on the foundations that connect us. A contribution toward strengthening relations among the churches and religious communities in Macedonia. In: Journal of Ecumenical Studies 39(2002), Nr. 1-2, S. 73-76.
  • Neue Malteser in Makedonien aufgenommen. In: Malteser Kreuz 2003, Heft 3/4.

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