Péter Fülöp Kocsis
Péter Fülöp Kocsis
|Archbishop of Hajdúdorog|
Péter Fülöp Kocsis in 2013
|Church||Hungarian Greek Catholic Church|
|In office||2008 - present|
|Ordination||August 2, 1989|
|Consecration||June 30, 2008|
by Szilárd Keresztes
|Born||January 13, 1963|
Szeged, People's Republic of Hungary (present day Hungary)
Péter Fülöp Kocsis (born 13 January 1963 in Szeged, Hungary) is a Hungarian Greek Catholic archbishop. He is as metropolitan archbishop of the Archeparchy of Hajdúdorog, the head of the Hungarian Greek Catholic Church.
Metropolitan Fülöp studied philosophy and theology at the Saint Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute in Nyíregyháza, Hungary and pedagogy and psychology at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome, Italy. He was ordained priest in 1989. He served as cathecist at a Greek Catholic primary school in Nyíregyháza, than became parish pastor in Tornabarakony. Between 1995 and 1999 he received monastic formation as novice at the bi-ritual Benedictine monastery of Chevetogne. He was tonsured a monk in 1998 in 6 November 1998 by Bishop Szilárd Keresztes of Hajdúdorog receiving his monastic name, Fülöp (Philip). After the retirement of Bishop Szilárd Keresztes, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him to be Bishop of Hajdúdorog and apostolic administrator of the Apostolic Exarchate of Miskolc in 2008. He was consecrated bishop on 30 June 2008 at the Cathedral of Hajdúdorog. The principal consecrator was Bishop Emeritus Szilárd Keresztes, principal co-consecrators were Metropolitan Archbishop Ján Babjak SJ of Presov and Bishop Milan Šašik CM of Munkachevo.
- "Rinunce e Nomine - Provvedimenti sulla Chiesa Greco-Cattolica Ungherese" (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. March 20, 2015. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Bishop of Hajdúdorog
as Archbishop of Hajdúdorog
| Apostolic Exarchate of Miskolc
2008–2011 (as Apostolic Administrator)
as Bishop of Hajdúdorog
| Archbishop of Hajdúdorog