Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sambir–Drohobych
|Eparchy of Sambir – Drohobych|
Eparchia Samboriensis–Drohobychiensis Ucrainorum
Українська Греко-Католицька Самбірсько-Дрогобицька Єпархія
Coat of arms of Sambir–Drohobych
|Territory||6 Raions of Lviv Oblast|
|Ecclesiastical province||Archeparchy of Lviv|
|Headquarters||Drohobych, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine|
|Area||6,900 km2 (2,700 sq mi)|
(as of 2014)|
|Sui iuris church||Ukrainian Greek Catholic|
|Established||April 20, 1993 (re-established)|
|Cathedral||Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of Holy Trinity|
|Major Archbishop||Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk|
|Bishop||Yaroslav Pryriz Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sambir-Drohobych.|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Ihor Vozniak Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Lviv|
|Auxiliary Bishops||Hryhoriy Komar|
|Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sambir-Drohobych|
The first eparch was Yulian Voronovskyi, M.S.U., who was appointed to this position by Pope John Paul II on 30 March 1994, having previously been as Archiepiscopal Administrator of the eparchy from its inception in 1993.
Eparch Yaroslav Pryriz C.S.S.R., who had been Coadjutor Bishop of the Eparchy, became Eparch when Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych (Kiev), Ukraine, with the consent of the Permanent Synod meeting in Curitiba, Brazil, on Saturday, 10 September 2011, and having informed the Apostolic See, accepted the resignation of Eparch Voronovskyi.
- April 20, 1993: Re-established as Eparchy of Sambir – Drohobych from the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Lviv in the territories of the former Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Przemyśl, Sambir and Sanok.
Eparchial and auxiliary bishops
The following is a list of the bishops of Sambir – Drohobych and their terms of service:
- (20 Apr 1993 – 30 Mar 1994) Yulian Voronovskyi, M.S.U., titular bishop of Deultum, Archiepiscopal Administrator
- (30 Mar 1994 – 10 Sep 2011) Yulian Voronovskyi, M.S.U.
- (since 25 Jun 2014 – ) Hryhoriy Komar, titular bishop of Acci, auxiliary
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