Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zagreb
|Archdiocese of Zagreb
|Area||13.495 km2 (5.210 sq mi)|
|(as of 2010)
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary|
|Auxiliary Bishops||Valentin Pozaić
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zagreb (Croatian: Zagrebačka nadbiskupija, Latin: Archidioecesis Zagrebiensis) is the central archdiocese of the Catholic Church in Croatia, centered in the capital city Zagreb. It is the metropolitan see of Croatia, and the present archbishop is Josip Bozanić.
It encompasses the northwestern continental areas of Croatia.
- Roman Catholic Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci
- Eparchy of Križevci (Greek-Catholic)
- Roman Catholic Diocese of Sisak
- Roman Catholic Diocese of Varaždin
The diocese of Zagreb was founded by Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary in 1093. On November 11, 1852, it was elevated to the status of an archdiocese.
- Juraj Haulik - October 2, 1837 - May 11, 1869
- Josip Mihalović - June 27, 1870 to February 19, 1891
- Juraj Posilović - May 18, 1894 to April 26, 1914
- Antun Bauer - April 26, 1914 to December 9, 1937
- Alojzije Stepinac - December 7, 1937 to February 10, 1960
- Franjo Šeper - March 5, 1960 to August 20, 1969
- Franjo Kuharić - June 16, 1970 to July 5, 1997
- Josip Bozanić - since July 5, 1997
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