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Apostolic Administration of

Estonia

Estonia Estonia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Administration

Area: 45,213 km²

Population: 6,500 Catholics (0.5% of 1,324,820 total) (2018)

Statistics: 10 parishes, 3 missions, 13 priests (11 diocesan, 2 religious), 21 lay religious (2 brothers, 19 sisters), 7 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Helsinki (↑), Mother of God at Moscow (↘), Riga (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (13)

Helsinki (↑), Mother of God at Moscow (↘), Riga (↓)

Present Prelates

Apostolic Administrator (2005.04.01 – ...):Bishop Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan (61)Bishop Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan (61)

Titular Bishop of Pertusa

Ordinaries

Apostolic Administrators of Estonia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan (61)Bishop Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan (61)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia)
Titular Bishop of Pertusa

Omnes cum Petro ad Jesum per Mariam

Born:1960.08.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:1988.08.20
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.10

Titular Bishop of Pertusa (2005.04.01 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (2005.04.01 – ...)

Archbishop Peter Stephan Zurbriggen (78)Archbishop Peter Stephan Zurbriggen (78)Permalink
(2001.11.15 – 2005.03.23)

Titular Archbishop of Glastonbury
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Estonia (Estonia)

Born:1943.08.27 (Brig, Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1969.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1994.01.06

Apostolic Delegate to Mozambique (1993.11.13 – 1996.02.22)

Titular Archbishop of Glastonbury (1993.11.13 – ...)

Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique (1996.02.22 – 1998.06.13)

Apostolic Nuncio to Armenia (1998.06.13 – 2001.10.25)

Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaigian (1998.06.13 – 2001.10.25)

Apostolic Nuncio to Georgia (1998.06.13 – 2001.10.25)

Apostolic Nuncio to Estonia (2001.10.25 – 2009.01.14)

Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia (2001.10.25 – 2009.01.14)

Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania (2001.10.25 – 2009.01.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (2001.11.15 – 2005.03.23)

Apostolic Nuncio to Austria (2009.01.14 – 2018.11.30)

Archbishop Erwin Josef Ender (84)Archbishop Erwin Josef Ender (84)Permalink
(1997.08.09 – 2001.05.19)

Titular Archbishop of Germania in Numidia
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Estonia (Estonia)
former Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
former Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia
former Apostolic Nuncio to Estonia

Christus reconciliatio nostra

Born:1937.09.07 (Steingrund, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1965.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.05

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Sudan (1990.03.15 – 1997.07.09)

Apostolic Delegate to Somalia (1990.03.15 – 1997.07.09)

Titular Archbishop of Germania in Numidia (1990.03.15 – ...)

Apostolic Nuncio to Estonia (1997.07.09 – 2001.05.19)

Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia (1997.07.09 – 2001.05.19)

Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania (1997.07.09 – 2001.05.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (1997.08.09 – 2001.05.19)

Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic (2001.05.19 – 2003.11.25)

Apostolic Nuncio to Germany (2003.11.25 – 2007.10.15)

Archbishop Justo Mullor GarcíaPermalink
(1992.04.15 – 1997.04.02)

Ex igne lux

Born:1932.05.08 (los Villares, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27
Died:2016.12.30 (Roma, Italy † 84)

Titular Archbishop of Emerita Augusta (1979.03.21 – 1994.07.28)

Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire (1979.03.22 – 1985.05.03)

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Burkina Faso (1979.05.02 – 1985.05.03)

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Niger (1979.08.25 – 1985.05.03)

Permanent Observer to Office of the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG) (1985.05.03 – 1991.11.30)

Apostolic Nuncio to Estonia (1991.11.30 – 1997.04.02)

Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia (1991.11.30 – 1997.04.02)

Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania (1991.11.30 – 1997.04.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (1992.04.15 – 1997.04.02)

Titular Archbishop of Bolsena (1994.07.28 – 2016.12.30)

Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico (1997.04.02 – 2000.02.11)

President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy (2000.02.11 – 2007.10.13)

Archbishop Eduard Profittlich, S.J.Permalink
(1931.05.11 – 1942.02.22)

Born:1890.09.11 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1936.12.27
Died:1942.02.22 († 51)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (1931.05.11 – 1942.02.22)

Titular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Hæmimonto (1936.11.27 – 1942.02.22)

Archbishop Antonino Zecchini, S.J.Permalink
(1924.11.01 – 1931.05.11)

Born:1864.12.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1893.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1922.12.21
Died:1935.03.07 († 70)

Titular Archbishop of Myra (1922.10.20 – 1935.03.07)

Apostolic Delegate to Lithuania (1922.10.25 – 1927)

Apostolic Administrator of Estonia (Estonia) (1924.11.01 – 1931.05.11)

Apostolic Internuncio to Latvia (1926.04.14 – 1935.03.07)

Apostolic Delegate to Estonia (1927 – 1932)


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