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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Maribor–Lavant

Slovenia Slovenia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Maribor / Marburg (Deutsch) / Mariboren(sis) (Latin)

United Title: Lavant

Suffragan Sees: Celje, Murska Sobota

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Celje (↙), Gurk (←), Graz–Seckau (↑), Szombathely (↗), Murska Sobota (→), Varaždin (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.03.14 – ...):Archbishop Alojzij Cvikl, S.J. (67)Archbishop Alojzij Cvikl, S.J. (67)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Maribor (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Alojzij Cvikl, S.J. (67)Archbishop Alojzij Cvikl, S.J. (67)Permalink
(2015.03.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia)

De tenebris lucem splendescere

Born:1955.06.19 (Celje, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2015.04.26

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2015.03.14 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (2017.03.13 – 2022.03.24)

Bishop Stanislav Lipovšek (79)Bishop Stanislav Lipovšek (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.07.31 – 2015.03.14)

Archbishop Marjan Turnšek (67)Archbishop Marjan Turnšek (67)Permalink
(2011.02.03 – 2013.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maribor (Slovenia)

Bog je ljubezen

Born:1955.07.25 (Celje, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2006.06.25

Bishop of Murska Sobota (Slovenia) (2006.04.07 – 2009.11.28)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2009.11.28 – 2011.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2011.02.03 – 2013.07.31)

Archbishop Franc Kramberger (86)Archbishop Franc Kramberger (86)Permalink
(2006.04.07 – 2011.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maribor (Slovenia)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1936.10.07 (Lenart, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1980.12.21

Bishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (1980.11.06 – 2006.04.07)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (2004.12.07 – 2007.03.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2006.04.07 – 2011.02.03)

Bishops of Maribor (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Franc Kramberger (86)Bishop Franc Kramberger (86) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.11.06 – 2006.04.07)

(see above)

Bishop Maksimilijan DržecnikPermalink
(1962.03.05 – 1978.05.13)

Born:1903.10.05
Ordained Priest:1932.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1946.12.15
Died:1978.05.13 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Abrittum (1946.09.15 – 1960.06.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lavant (Austria) (1946.09.15 – 1960.06.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Lavant (Austria) (1949 – 1960.06.15)

Bishop of Lavant (Austria) (1960.06.15 – 1962.03.05)

Bishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (1962.03.05 – 1978.05.13)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 3,682 km²

Population: 341,950 Catholics (82.1% of 416,280 total) (2020)

Statistics: 144 parishes, 155 priests (110 diocesan, 45 religious), 11 deacons, 87 lay religious (50 brothers, 37 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Andrew (November 30), Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius (July 5)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 19

History

United Titles

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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