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Apostolic Prefecture of

Azerbaigian

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Continents: Central and Southwest Asia, East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture

Area: 86,600 km²

Population: 570 Catholics (0.0% of 9,700,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Caucasus (←), Saint Clement at Saratov (↑), Turkmenistan (→), Isfahan (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 1 parish, 1 mission, 7 priests (religious), 18 lay religious (11 brothers, 7 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (3)

Caucasus (←), Saint Clement at Saratov (↑), Turkmenistan (→), Isfahan (↓)

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (2011.08.04 – ...):Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62)Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62)

Titular Bishop of Municipa

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62)Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62)Permalink
(2011.08.04 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Azerbaijan)
Titular Bishop of Municipa

Born:1955.08.11 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1983.01.30
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.11

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2009.11.05 – 2011.08.04)

Prefect Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Azerbaijan) (2011.08.04 – ...)

Titular Bishop of Municipa (2017.12.08 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Baku (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62)Fr. Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (62) (later Bishop)Permalink
(2009.11.05 – 2011.08.04)

(see above)

Fr. Ján Čapla, S.D.B.Permalink
(2003.07.18 – 2009.11.05)

Born:1957.04.16 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1985.01.18

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2003.07.18 – 2009.11.05)

Fr. Jozef Daniel Pravda, S.D.B.Permalink
(2000.10.11 – 2003.07.18)

Born:1950.07.06 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.04

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2000.10.11 – 2003.07.18)


as of 2018.02.17

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