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Archdiocese of

Athens

Greece Greece

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Immediately subject to the Holy See

History

  • 1205: Established as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Athens (English) / Athenae (Italiano) / Αθήνα (Ελληνικά) / Athenarum (Latin) / Athenien(sis) (Latin)
  • 1483: Suppressed as Titular Metropolitan See of Athenæ (latine)
  • 1875.07.23: Restored as Archdiocese of Athens (English) / Αθήνα (Ελληνικά) / Atene (Italiano) / Athenæ (latine) / Athenarum (Latin) / Athenien(sis) (Latin)

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (1973.06.25 – ...):Archbishop Nikólaos Fóscolos (77)Archbishop Nikólaos Fóscolos (77)

Apostolic Administrator of Rhodes (Greece)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Athens (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Nikólaos Fóscolos (77)Archbishop Nikólaos Fóscolos (77)
(1973.06.25 – ...)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece)
Apostolic Administrator of Rhodes (Greece)

Born:1936.12.11 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.01
Consecrated Bishop:1973.08.12

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1973.06.25 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Greece (1992 – 2004)

Apostolic Administrator of Rhodes (Greece) (1992 – ...)

Archbishop Venedictos Printesis
(1959.05.15 – 1972.11.17)

Born:1917.02.10 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1959.06.21
Died:2008.10.21 († 91)

Apostolic Administrator of Salonica (Greece) (1959.05.15 – 1962)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1959.05.15 – 1972.11.17)

Archbishop Marius Macrionitis, S.J.
(1953.03.11 – 1959.04.08)

Born:1913.10.08
Ordained Priest:1941.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05.10
Died:1959.04.08 († 45)

Apostolic Administrator of Salonica (Greece) (1952 – 1959.04.08)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1953.03.11 – 1959.04.08)

Archbishop Marco Sigala
(1947.05.29 – 1950.03.10)

Born:1882.09.29
Ordained Priest:1907.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.24
Died:1950.03.10 († 67)

Apostolic Administrator of Santorini (Greece) (1946 – 1947)

Apostolic Administrator of Salonica (Greece) (1947 – 1950)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1947.05.29 – 1950.03.10)

Archbishop Giovanni Battista Filippucci
(1927.02.24 – 1947.05.29)

Born:1874.05.06
Ordained Priest:1897.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1927.03.25
Died:1959.11.06 († 85)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1927.02.24 – 1947.05.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Salonica (Greece) (1929 – 1947)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (Greece) (1947.05.29 – 1959.11.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Chios (Greece) (1947.05.29 – 1959.11.06)

Archbishop Louis Petit
(1912.03.04 – 1926.06.24)

Born:1868.02.21 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1912.04.25
Died:1927.11.05 († 59)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1912.03.04 – 1926.06.24)

Apostolic Delegate to Greece (1912.03.04 – 1926.06.24)

Titular Archbishop of Corinthus (1926.06.24 – 1927.11.05)

Archbishop Antonio Delenda
(1900.08.20 – 1911.08)

Born:1860.01.02 (Greece)
Died:1911.08 († 51)

Bishop of Corfù (Greece) (1898.03.24 – 1900.08.20)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1900.08.20 – 1911.08)

Apostolic Delegate to Greece (1900.08.25 – 1911.08)

Archbishop Giovanni Marango
(1875.07.23 – 1900?)

Born:1833.03.31
Died:1900? († 67)

Titular Bishop of Troas (1865.11.13 – 1866.06.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mykonos (Greece) (1865.11.13 – 1866.06.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Tinos (Greece) (1865.11.13 – 1866.06.29)

Bishop of Mykonos (Greece) (1866.06.29 – 1875.07.23)

Bishop of Tinos (Greece) (1866.06.29 – 1875.07.23)

Apostolic Delegate to Greece (1874.06.09 – 1900?)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece) (1875.07.23 – 1900?)

Former Titular Bishops


as of 2014.04.21

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