Military Ordinariate of Hungary

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Military Ordinariate of Hungary

Ordinariatus Militaris Hungariae

Tábori Püspökség
MetropolitanImmediately subject to the Holy See
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established18 April 1994 (24 years ago)
Current leadership
BishopLászló Bíró
Emeritus BishopsTamás Szabó

The Military Bishopric of Hungary (Hungarian: Tábori Püspökség, Latin: Ordinariatus Militaris Hungariae) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Hungarian Home Defence Force and their families.


The first military bishop was appointed on 23 March 1920, but after the first bishop resigned in 1926 the post fell into abeyance. Nearly seventy years later, a military ordinariate for Hungary was established by Pope John Paul II on 18 April 1994.

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