Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Buchach

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Eparchy of Buchach
Eparchia Bucacensis Ucrainorum
Бучацька єпархія Української греко-католицької церкви
Coat of arms of Buchach (UGCC).svg
Coat of arms of Buchach
Location
Country  Ukraine
Territory 7 Raions of Ternopil Oblast
Ecclesiastical province Archeparchy of Ternopil–Zboriv
Headquarters Chortkiv, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine
Statistics
Area 4,829 km2 (1,864 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
382,980
211,314 (55.2%)
Information
Sui iuris church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Rite Byzantine
Established July 21, 2000
Cathedral Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul in Chortkiv
Patron saint Blessed Hryhoriy Khomyshyn
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Bishop Dmytro Hryhorak, O.S.B.M.
Metropolitan Archbishop Vasyl Semeniuk Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Ternopil–Zboriv
Website
Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Buchach

The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Buchach is an eparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church situated in Ukraine. The eparchy is suffragan to the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Ternopil – Zboriv. The eparchy was established on 21 July 2000.

The first and only eparch was Iryney Bilyk, O.S.B.M., who was eparch from 2000 to 2007. However, after his transfer to Rome in July 2007, Bishop Dmytro Hryhorak, O.S.B.M., became the eparch on July 23, 2011.[1]

Center - Chortkiv.

History[edit]

Eparchial and auxiliary bishops[edit]

The following is a list of the bishops of Buchach and their terms of service:

(28 Jul 2007 – 23 Jul 2011) Fr. Dmytro Hryhorak, O.S.B.M., Apostolic Administrator

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