Macedonian Catholic Eparchy of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed in Strumica-Skopje

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Eparchy of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed in Strumica-Skopje
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Location
Country North Macedonia
Ecclesiastical provinceImmediately subject to the Holy See
HeadquartersStrumica
Statistics
Area25,713 km2 (9,928 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2015)
2,100,000
11,374 (0.54%)
Parishes8
Information
Sui iuris churchMacedonian Byzantine-Catholic Church
RiteByzantine
EstablishedJanuary 11, 2001
CathedralAssumption of Blessed Virgin Mary in Strumica
Patron saintthe Blessed Virgin Mary
Secular priests16
LanguageMacedonian
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopKiro Stojanov
Website
Eparchy of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed in Strumica-Skopje

The Macedonian Catholic Eparchy of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed in Strumica-Skopje is an eparchy of the Macedonian Byzantine-Catholic Church situated in North Macedonia. The eparchy is an Immediately subject to the Holy See.

History[edit]

  • January 11, 2001: Established as Apostolic Exarchate of Macedonia for the Macedonians from the Greek Catholic Eparchy of Križevci.
  • May 31, 2018: Elevated in the rank of an Eparchy as the Macedonian Catholic Eparchy of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed in Strumica-Skopje.[1]

Eparchial bishops[edit]

The following is a list of the Apostolic Exarchs and the Eparchial Bishops of the eparchy and their terms of service:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elevazione dell’Esarcato Apostolico per i fedeli cattolici di rito bizantino residenti nella ex-Repubblica Jugoslava di Macedonia ad Eparchia e nomina del primo Vescovo Eparchiale. the Holy See Press Service (in Italian). 31 May 2018.


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