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Greek Apostolic Exarchate of

Istanbul

Turkey Turkey

Continents: East Europe, Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek (Byzantine)

Type: Apostolic Exarchate

Population: 16 Catholics (2015)

Statistics: 1 parish (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Greece (←), Sofia (↖)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Present Prelates

Apostolic Exarch:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2016.04.16 – ...):Bishop Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M. (67)Bishop Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M. (67)

Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkey)

Titular Bishop of Tubernuca

President of Episcopal Conference of Turkey

Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkey)

Ordinaries

Apostolic Exarchs of Istanbul (Greek Rite)

Bishop Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M. (67)Bishop Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M. (67)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.04.16 – ...)

Bishop Louis-Armel Pelâtre, A.A. (79)Bishop Louis-Armel Pelâtre, A.A. (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1999 – 2016.04.16)

Fr. Domenico Caloyera, O.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1957.01.28 – 1973)

Fr. Domenico Caloyera, O.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1955.05.27 – 1957.01.28)

Bishop Dionisio Leonida VarouhasPermalink
(1932.06.11 – 1957.01.28)

Born:1889.01.30 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1911.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1932.07.10
Died:1957.01.28 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis (1932.06.11 – 1957.01.28)

Apostolic Exarch of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkey) (1932.06.11 – 1957.01.28)

Apostolic Exarchs of Turkey of Europe (Greek Rite)

Bishop George CalavassyPermalink
(1920.07.13 – 1932.06.11)

Born:1881.02.02 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1906.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1920.08.15
Died:1957.11.07 († 76)

Apostolic Exarch of Turkey of Europe of the Greeks (Turkey) (1920.07.13 – 1932.06.11)

Titular Bishop of Theodorium of the Greeks (1920.07.13 – 1933)

Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) (1932.06.11 – 1957.11.07)

Titular Bishop of Theodoropolis (1933 – 1957.11.07)


as of 2019.09.11

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