Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sokal–Zhovkva

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Eparchy of Sokal-Zhovkva
Eparchia Socaliensis-Zhovkviesis Ucrainorum
Українська Греко-Католицька Сокальсько-Жовківська Єпархія
Territory 6 Raions of Lviv Oblast
Ecclesiastical province Archeparchy of Lviv
Headquarters Zhovkva, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
Area 6,991 km2 (2,699 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
320,390 (66.3%)
Parishes 363
Sui iuris church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Rite Byzantine
Established July 21, 2000
Cathedral Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of Saints Apostles Peter and Paul
Secular priests 269
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Bishop Mykhaylo Koltun
Metropolitan Archbishop Ihor Vozniak Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Lviv
Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sokal-Zhovkva
Cathedral of Saints Apostles Peter and Paul

The Eparchy of Sokal – Zhovkva is an eparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, in the ecclesiastical province of Kyiv-Halych.

The first eparch is Mykhaylo Koltun, C.Ss.R., who was confirmed to this position by Pope John Paul II.


Eparchial and auxiliary bishops[edit]

The following is a list of the bishops of Sokal-Zhovkva and their terms of service:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°48′N 24°28′E / 50.800°N 24.467°E / 50.800; 24.467