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Diocese of

Murska Sobota

Slovenia Slovenia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,102 km²

Population: 83,900 Catholics (76.3% of 110,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 36 parishes, 55 priests (43 diocesan, 12 religious), 38 lay religious (15 brothers, 23 sisters) (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maribor

Neighbouring Dioceses: Maribor (←), Graz–Seckau (↖), Varaždin (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Methodius

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 26 (1912)

Address: Gregorčičeva ulica 2, 9000 Murska Sobota, Slovenia

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (36)

Maribor (←), Graz–Seckau (↖), Varaždin (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.11.28 – ...):Bishop Peter Štumpf, S.D.B. (58)Bishop Peter Štumpf, S.D.B. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Murska Sobota (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Štumpf, S.D.B. (58)Bishop Peter Štumpf, S.D.B. (58)Permalink
(2009.11.28 – ...)

Bishop of Murska Sobota (Slovenia)

S teboj, Mati Marija

Born:1962.06.28 (Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1990.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.10

Titular Bishop of Musti in Numidia (2006.05.24 – 2009.11.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2006.05.24 – 2009.11.28)

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

Archbishop Marjan Turnšek (65)Bishop Marjan Turnšek (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.04.07 – 2009.11.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maribor (Slovenia)

Bog je ljubezen

Born:1955.07.25 (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)


as of 2020.11.04

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