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Diocese of

České Budějovice

Czechia Czechia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,500 km²

Population: 286,100 Catholics (37.5% of 762,200 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Praha

Neighbouring Dioceses: Passau (↙), Plzeň (↖), Praha (↑), Hradec Králové (↗), Brno (→), Sankt Pölten (↘), Linz (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: sv. Mikuláš, sv. Jan Nepomucký

Statistics: 354 parishes, 114 priests (77 diocesan, 37 religious), 18 deacons, 146 lay religious (48 brothers, 98 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Passau (↙), Plzeň (↖), Praha (↑), Hradec Králové (↗), Brno (→), Sankt Pölten (↘), Linz (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.19 – ...):Bishop Vlastimil Kročil (56)Bishop Vlastimil Kročil (56)
Auxiliary Bishop (2008.01.26 – ...):Bishop Pavel Posád (64)Bishop Pavel Posád (64)

Titular Bishop of Ptuj

Ordinaries

Bishops of České Budějovice (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vlastimil Kročil (56)Bishop Vlastimil Kročil (56)Permalink
(2015.03.19 – ...)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia)

Milovat a sloužit bohu

Born:1961.05.10 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:2015.06.13

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (2015.03.19 – ...)

Bishop Jiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(2002.09.25 – 2014.03.01)

Dominus Deus magnus est

Born:1943.04.04 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.11
Died:2015.12.11 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Ausuccura (1996.12.03 – 2001.02.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1996.12.03 – 2001.02.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (2001.02.23 – 2002.09.25)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (2002.09.25 – 2014.03.01)

Bishop Antonín Liška, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1991.08.28 – 2002.09.25)

Evangelizare pauperibus

Born:1924.09.17 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1951.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1988.06.11
Died:2003.10.15 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Vergi (1988.05.19 – 1991.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1988.05.19 – 1991.08.28)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1991.08.28 – 2002.09.25)

Bishop Miloslav Vlk (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1990.02.14 – 1991.03.27)

Ut omnes unum sint / Aby všichni byli jedno

Born:1932.05.17 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.31
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2017.03.18 († 84)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1990.02.14 – 1991.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1991.03.27 – 2010.02.13)

President of Czech Bishops’ Conference (1993 – 2000.01.25)

President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (1993.04.16 – 2001.05.31)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1994.11.26 – 2017.03.18)

Bishop Joseph HlouchPermalink
(1947.06.25 – 1972.06.10)

Born:1902.03.26 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.15
Died:1972.06.10 († 70)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1947.06.25 – 1972.06.10)

Bishop Simone BartaPermalink
(1920.12.16 – 1940.05.02)

Born:1874.10.27 (Czechia)
Consecrated Bishop:1921.02.18
Died:1940.05.02 († 65)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1920.12.16 – 1940.05.02)

Bishop Giuseppe Antonio HulkaPermalink
(1907.12.16 – 1920.02.06)

Born:1851.02.10 (Czechia)
Died:1920.02.06 († 68)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1907.12.16 – 1920.02.06)

Bishop Martin Joseph RíhaPermalink
(1885.07.27 – 1907.02.06)

Born:1839.11.11 (Czechia)
Died:1907.02.06 († 67)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1885.07.27 – 1907.02.06)

Bishop Franziskus von Paula Schönborn (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1883.09.28 – 1885.07.27)

Born:1844.01.24 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1873.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1883.11.18
Created Cardinal:1889.05.24
Died:1899.06.25 († 55)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1883.09.28 – 1885.07.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1885.07.27 – 1899.06.25)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1889.12.30 – 1899.06.25)

Bishop Johann Valerian JirsíkPermalink
(1851.09.05 – 1883)

Born:1798.06.19
Died:1883 († 85)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1851.09.05 – 1883)

Bishop Joseph Andreas LindauerPermalink
(1845 – 1850)

Died:1850

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1845 – 1850)

Bishop Constantin Ernest RůžičkaPermalink
(1816.03.08 – 1845.03.18)

Born:1761.12.21
Ordained Priest:1785.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1816.08.25
Died:1845.03.18 († 83)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) ([1815.06.15] 1816.03.08 – 1845.03.18)

Bishop Johann Prokop Graf von SchaffgotschPermalink
(1785.09.27 – 1813.05.08)

Born:1748.05.22 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1771.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1785.12.11
Died:1813.05.08 († 64)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) ([1784.12.20] 1785.09.27 – 1813.05.08)

Former Prelates


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