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Romanian Major Archdiocese of

Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia

Romania Romania

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Romanian (Byzantine)

Type: Major Archdiocese

Population: 202,000 Catholics (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Cluj–Gherla, Lugoj, Maramureş, Oradea Mare, Sfântul Vasile cel Mare de Bucureşti

Neighbouring Dioceses: Serbia (↙), Lugoj (←), Cluj–Gherla (↖), Maramureş (↑), Kolomyia–Chernivtsi (↗), Kyiv–Halyč (↗), Sfântul Vasile cel Mare de Bucureşti (↘), Sofia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 581 parishes, 192 priests (189 diocesan, 3 religious), 173 lay religious (5 brothers, 168 sisters), 66 seminarians (2015)

Address: Str. Petru Pavel Aron 2, RO-515400 Blaj, AB, Romania

Phone: (0258)71.20.57; 71.20.57

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Major Archbishop (2005.12.16 – ...):Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (85)Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (85)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania

President of Synod of the Romanian Church

Ordinaries

Major Archbishops of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian Rite)

Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (85)Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (85)Permalink
(2005.12.16 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio
Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania)
President of Episcopal Conference of Romania
President of Synod of the Romanian Church

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1931.05.23 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (1990.03.14 – 1994.07.04)

President of Synod of the Romanian Church (1994 – ...)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1994.07.04 – 2005.12.16)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (1998 – 2001)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2004.06 – 2007.05)

Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (2005.12.16 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2010.06 – 2012.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio (2012.02.18 [2012.10.08] – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2016.05.11 – ...)

Metropolitans of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian Rite)

Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (85)Archbishop Lucian Mureşan (85) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1994.07.04 – 2005.12.16)

(see above)

Bishop George Guţiu (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1992 – 1994.07.04)

Cardinal Alexandru TodeaPermalink
(1990.03.14 – 1994.07.04)

Bucuros mă voi cheltui şi pe mine, pentru sufletele voastre

Born:1912.06.05 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1950.11.19
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28
Died:2002.05.22 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Cæsaropolis (1950.07.04 – 1990.03.14)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1990.03.14 – 1994.07.04)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (1991 – 1994)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio a Via Tiburtina (1991.06.28 – 2002.05.22)

Bishop Ioan SuciuPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1947 – 1953.06.27)

Bishop Valeriu Traian FrenţiuPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1941 – 1947)

Archbishop Alexandru NicolescuPermalink
(1935.09.06 – 1941.06.05)

Born:1882.07.06 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1904
Consecrated Bishop:1922.06.18
Died:1941.06.05 († 58)

Bishop of Lugoj of the Romanians (Romania) (1922.02.25 – 1935.09.06)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1935.09.06 – 1941.06.05)

Archbishop Vasile SuciuPermalink
(1919.08.09 – 1935.01.25)

Born:1873.01.13 (Romania)
Consecrated Bishop:1920.01.14
Died:1935.01.25 († 62)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1919.08.09 – 1935.01.25)

Archbishop Victor MihaliPermalink
(1895.03.18 – 1918.01.21)

Born:1841.05.19 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1863.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1875.02.14
Died:1918.01.21 († 76)

Bishop of Lugoj of the Romanians (Romania) (1874.12.21 – 1895.03.18)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1895.03.18 – 1918.01.21)

Archbishop Ioan VanceaPermalink
(1868.12.21 – 1892.07.31)

Born:1820.05.08 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1845.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1865.09.03
Died:1892.07.31 († 72)

Bishop of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár of the Romanians (Romania) ([1865.07.04] 1865.09.25 – 1868.12.21)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1868.12.21 – 1892.07.31)

Archbishop Alexandru Şterca ŞuluţiuPermalink
(1854.11.16 – 1867.09.07)

Born:1794 (Romania)
Died:1867.09.07 († 73)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1851 – 1853.11.26)

Archbishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1853.11.26 – 1854.11.16)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1854.11.16 – 1867.09.07)

Archbishops of Făgăraş (Romanian Rite)

Archbishop Alexandru Şterca ŞuluţiuPermalink
(1853.11.26 – 1854.11.16)

(see above)

Bishops of Făgăraş (Romanian Rite)

Bishop Alexandru Şterca Şuluţiu (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1851 – 1853.11.26)

(see above)

Bishop Ioan LemeniPermalink
(1833.04.17 – 1850.04.10)

Born:1780.04.22 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1805.10.01
Consecrated Bishop:1833.06.06
Died:1861.03.29 († 80)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1833.04.17 – 1850.04.10)

Bishop Ioan BobPermalink
(1783.12.15 – 1830.10.02)

Born:1739 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1778
Consecrated Bishop:1784.06.06
Died:1830.10.02 († 91)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) ([1782.10.21] 1783.12.15 – 1830.10.02)

Bishop Grigore Maior, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1772.10.27 – 1782.03.13)

Born:1715 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1745
Consecrated Bishop:1773.04.23
Died:1785.02 († 70)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1772.10.27 – 1782.03.13)

Bishop Atanasie Rednic, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1765.05.15 – 1772.05.02)

Born:1722 (Romania)
Consecrated Bishop:1765
Died:1772.05.02 († 50)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) ([1764] 1765.05.15 – 1772.05.02)

Bishop Petru Pavel Aron, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1752.07.06 – 1764.01.27)

Born:1709 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1743
Consecrated Bishop:1752.09.01
Died:1764.01.27 († 55)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) ([1752.02.28] 1752.07.06 – 1764.01.27)

Bishop Ioan Inocenţiu Micu Klein, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1730.09.11 – 1751.05.07)

Born:1692 (Romania)
Consecrated Bishop:1730.11.05
Died:1768.09.22 († 76)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1730.09.11 – 1751.05.07)

Bishop Ioan Giurgiu Patachi, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1721.02.03 – 1727.10.29)

Born:1682
Ordained Priest:1712
Died:1727.10.29 († 45)

Bishop of Făgăraş of the Romanians (Romania) (1721.02.03 – 1727.10.29)

Bishops of Alba Iulia (Romanian Rite)

Bishop Atanasie Anghel PopaPermalink
(1698 – 1713)

Bishop of Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1698 – 1713)

Bishop Teofil SeremiPermalink
(1692 – 1697)

Bishop of Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1692 – 1697)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.04.10

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