Pero Sudar

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The Most Reverend
Pero Sudar
Auxiliary Bishop of Vrhbosna
Titular Bishop of Selia
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Archdiocese Vrhbosna
See Sarajevo
Appointed 28 May 1993[1]
Ordination 29 June 1977[1]
Consecration 7 January 1994[1]
by Vinko Puljić
Personal details
Born (1951-07-03) July 3, 1951 (age 64)
Bare, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality Croat
Denomination Roman Catholic
Alma mater Pontifical Urbaniana University
Motto Mir vama (Peace be with you)

Pero Sudar (born 3 July 1951) is the current auxiliary bishop of Vrhbosna in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Sudar was ordained priest of the Archdiocese of Vrhbosna on June 29, 1977.[1] In 1977 he served as parochial vicar at Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Komušina near Teslić in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After that, he went to Rome where he received a doctorate in canon law at Pontifical Urbaniana University. After returning from Rome, he taught canon law at Vrhbosnian Theology and from 1989 to 1993 he held the office of Chancellor of The Archdiocesan Seminary in Sarajevo.

Episcopal career[edit]

On May 28, 1993, Sudar was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Vrhbosna and Titular Bishop of Selia by Pope John Paul II. He received his episcopal consecration on January 7, 1994 from Vinko Cardinal Puljić, with Franjo Cardinal Kuharić and Ćiril Kos serving as co-consecrators. He selected as his episcopal motto: "Mir vama".


  1. ^ a b c d "Bishop Pero Sudar". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 23 January 2015.