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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Praha

Czechia Czechia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese, Primatial See of Czech Republic

Suffragan Sees: České Budějovice, Hradec Králové, Litoměřice, Plzeň

Patron Saint: sv. Vojtěch, sv. Václav, sv. Jan Nepomucký

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2010.02.13 – ...):Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (71)Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (71)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro

President of Czech Bishops’ Conference

Auxiliary Bishop (1996.12.03 – ...):Bishop Václav Malý (63)Bishop Václav Malý (63)

Titular Bishop of Marcelliana

Auxiliary Bishop (2002.02.19 – ...):Bishop Karel Herbst, S.D.B. (70)Bishop Karel Herbst, S.D.B. (70)

Titular Bishop of Siccesi

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Praha (Roman Rite)

Twitter Feed Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (71)Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (71)
(2010.02.13 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro
Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia)
President of Czech Bishops’ Conference

In spiritu veritatis

Born:1943.04.26 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.26
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) (1998.06.06 – 2010.02.13)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Litoměřice (Czechia) (2004.11.06 – 2008.01.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Litoměřice (Czechia) (2008.01.26 – 2008.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (2010.02.13 – ...)

President of Czech Bishops’ Conference (2011.08 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (2012.02.18 [2012.11.25] – ...)

Cardinal Miloslav Vlk (82)Cardinal Miloslav Vlk (82)
(1991.03.27 – 2010.02.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Praha (Czechia)

Ut omnes unum sint / Aby všichni byli jedno

Born:1932.05.17 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.31
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1990.02.14 – 1991.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1991.03.27 – 2010.02.13)

President of Czech Bishops’ Conference (1992 – 2000)

President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (1993 – 2001)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1994.11.26 – ...)

Cardinal František Tomášek
(1977.12.30 – 1991.03.27)

Laxabo rete

Born:1899.06.30 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1922.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1949.10.13
Created Cardinal in pectore:1976.05.24
Revealed as Cardinal:1977.06.27
Died:1992.08.04 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Butus (1949.10.12 – 1977.06.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1949.10.12 – 1977.12.30)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Praha (Czechia) (1965.02.18 – 1969.05.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Praha (Czechia) (1969.05.17 – 1977.12.30)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio (1977.06.27 – 1992.08.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1977.12.30 – 1991.03.27)

President of Czech Bishops’ Conference (1990 – 1991)

Cardinal František Tomášek
(Apostolic Administrator 1969.05.17 – 1977.12.30)

Bishop František Tomášek (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1965.02.18 – 1969.05.17)

Cardinal Josef Beran
(1946.11.04 – 1969.05.17)

Eucharistia et labor

Born:1888.12.29 (Austria-Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1911.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1946.12.08
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1969.05.17 († 80)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1946.11.04 – 1969.05.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Via Flaminia (1965.02.25 – 1969.05.17)

Cardinal Karel Kašpar
(1931.10.22 – 1941.04.21)

Born:1870.05.16 (Austria-Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1893.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:1920.04.11
Created Cardinal:1935.12.16
Died:1941.04.21 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Bethsaida (1920.03.08 – 1921.06.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) (1920.03.08 – 1921.06.13)

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) (1921.06.13 – 1931.10.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1931.10.22 – 1941.04.21)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio (1935.12.19 – 1941.04.21)

Archbishop Frantisek Kordác
(1919.09.16 – 1931.07.12)

Born:1852.01.11 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1878.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1919.10.26
Died:1934.04.26 († 82)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1919.09.16 – 1931.07.12)

Titular Archbishop of Amasea (1931.07.21 – 1934.04.26)

Archbishop Paolo de Huyn (later Patriarch)
(1916.10.04 – 1919.09.06)

Born:1868.02.17 (Czechia)
Consecrated Bishop:1904
Died:1946.10.01 († 78)

Bishop of Brno (Czechia) (1904.05.14 – 1916.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1916.10.04 – 1919.09.06)

Titular Archbishop of Sardica (1919.09.06 – 1921.06.13)

Titular Patriarch of Alexandria (1921.06.13 – 1946.10.01)

Cardinal Lev Skrbenský z Hřiště
(1899.12.14 – 1916.05.05)

Born:1863.06.12 (Austria-Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1889.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1900.01.06
Created Cardinal:1901.04.15
Died:1938.12.24 († 75)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1899.12.14 – 1916.05.05)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Stefano al Monte Celio (1902.06.09 – 1938.12.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1916.05.05 – 1920.07.06)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1928.12.07 – 1938.12.24)

Cardinal Franziskus von Paula Schönborn
(1885.07.27 – 1899.06.25)

Born:1844.01.24 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1873.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1883.11.18
Created Cardinal:1889.05.24
Died:1899.06.25 († 55)

Bishop of České Budějovice (Czechia) (1883.09.28 – 1885.07.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1885.07.27 – 1899.06.25)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1889.12.30 – 1899.06.25)

Cardinal Friedrich Johannes Jacob Celestin von Schwarzenberg
(1850.05.20 – 1885.03.27)

Born:1809.04.06 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1833.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1836.05.01
Created Cardinal:1842.01.24
Died:1885.03.27 († 75)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salzburg (Austria) ([1835.09.23] 1836.02.01 – 1850.05.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agostino (1842.01.27 – 1885.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1849.12.13] 1850.05.20 – 1885.03.27)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1877.07.08 – 1885.03.27)

Archbishop Alois Josef Schrenk
(1838.09.17 – 1849.03.05)

Born:1802.03.24 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1825
Consecrated Bishop:1838.03.25
Died:1849.03.05 († 46)

Titular Bishop of Ptolemais (1838.02.12 – 1838.09.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1838.02.12 – 1838.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1838.06.20] 1838.09.17 – 1849.03.05)

Archbishop Andrzej Alojzy Ankwicz
(1833.09.30 – 1838.03.26)

Born:1777.06.22 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1810.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:1815.08.15
Died:1838.03.26 († 60)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1815.03.25 – 1833.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1833.09.30 – 1838.03.26)

Archbishop Alois Jozef Krakowski von Kolowrat
(1831.02.28 – 1833.03.28)

Born:1759.01.21 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1781.01.21
Consecrated Bishop:1801.03.01
Died:1833.03.28 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Sarepta (1800.12.22 – 1815.03.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1800.12.22 – 1815.03.15)

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) (1815.03.15 – 1831.02.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1831.02.28 – 1833.03.28)

Archbishop Václav von Chlumčansky
(1815.03.15 – 1830.06.14)

Born:1749.11.15 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1772.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1795.09.28
Died:1830.06.14 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Cydonia (1795.06.01 – 1802.03.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1795.06.01 – 1802.03.29)

Bishop of Litoměřice (Czechia) ([1801.10.15] 1802.03.29 – 1815.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1814.12.30] 1815.03.15 – 1830.06.14)

Archbishop Wilhelm Florentin Fürst von Salm-Salm
(1793.09.23 – 1810.09.14)

Born:1745.05.10 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1771.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1776.07.14
Died:1810.09.14 († 65)

Bishop of Tournai (Belgium) ([1776.01.30] 1776.05.20 – 1793.09.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1793.05.01] 1793.09.23 – 1810.09.14)

Archbishop Anton Peter Graf Przichowsky von Przichowitz
(1763.10.26 – 1793.04.14)

Born:1707.08.28 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1731.04.29
Consecrated Bishop:1753.11.19
Died:1793.04.14 († 85)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1752.09.25 – 1763.10.26)

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) ([1753.09.29] 1754.01.14 – 1763.10.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1763.10.26 – 1793.04.14)

Archbishop Johann Moritz Gustav Reichsgraf von Manderscheid-Blankenheim
(1733.12.18 – 1763.10.26)

Born:1676.06.12
Ordained Priest:1721.08.03
Died:1763.10.26 († 87)

Bishop of Wiener Neustadt ([1721.06.18] 1721.08.03 – 1733.12.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1733.06.22] 1733.12.18 – 1763.10.26)

Archbishop Daniel Joseph Mayer
(1732.05.07 – 1733.04.10)

Born:1656.01.16 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1678.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1712.10.09
Died:1733.04.10 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Tiberias (1711.04.17 – 1732.05.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1711.04.17 – 1732.05.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1731.11.04] 1732.05.07 – 1733.04.10)

Archbishop Franz Ferdinand Reichsgraf von Kuenburg
(1711.05.11 – 1731.08.07)

Born:1651.02.05
Ordained Priest:1689.04.09
Died:1731.08.07 († 80)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1701.07.18 – 1711.05.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1711.04.10] 1711.05.11 – 1731.08.07)

Archbishop Johann Joseph Reichsgraf von Breuner
(1695.07.04 – 1710.03.20)

Born:1641.07.20 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1664
Consecrated Bishop:1671
Died:1710.03.20 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Nicopolis ad Iaterum (1670.12.15 – 1695.07.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1670.12.15 – 1695.07.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1694.12.23] 1695.07.04 – 1710.03.20)

Archbishop Johann Friedrich Reichsgraf von Waldstein, O. Cr.
(1675.12.02 – 1694.06.03)

Born:1642.08.18 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1665
Consecrated Bishop:1675.03.04
Died:1694.06.03 († 51)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1668 – 1694.06.03)

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) ([1668.06.16] 1673.11.27 – 1675.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1675.05.06] 1675.12.02 – 1694.06.03)

Archbishop Matthäus Ferdinand Sobek von Bilenberg, O.S.B.
(1669.03.11 – 1675.04.29)

Born:1618.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1665.03.15
Died:1675.04.29 († 56)

Bishop of Hradec Králové (Czechia) (1664.11.10 – 1669.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1668.06.10] 1669.03.11 – 1675.04.29)

Cardinal Ernest Adalbert von Harrach
(1623.01.06 – 1667.10.25)

Born:1598.10.25 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1623
Created Cardinal:1626.01.19
Died:1667.10.25 († 69)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1622.11.09] 1623.01.06 – 1667.10.25)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1623.01.06 – 1667.10.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli (1632.06.07 – 1667.07.18)

Bishop of Trento (Italy) (1665.07.31 – 1667.10.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (1667.07.18 – 1667.10.25)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1667.07.18 – 1667.10.25)

Archbishop Jan Lohelius
(1612 – 1622)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1612 – 1622)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1612 – 1622)

Archbishop Karel z Lamberka
(1607 – 1612)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1607 – 1612)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1607 – 1612)

Archbishop Zbynék Berka z Dubé a Liepé
(1593.06.21 – 1606.03.06)

Born:1551
Ordained Priest:1574
Consecrated Bishop:1593.10.10
Died:1606.03.06 († 55)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1593.06.21 – 1606.03.06)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1593.06.21 – 1606.03.06)

Archbishop Martin Medek z Mohelnice
(1581 – 1590.02.02)

Died:1590.02.02

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1581 – 1590.02.02)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1581 – 1590.02.02)

Archbishop Antonín Brus z Mohelnice
(1561 – 1580.08.28)

Born:1518.02.13
Died:1580.08.28 († 62)

Bishop of Wien (Austria) (1558 – 1563)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1561 – 1580.08.28)

Grand Master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (1561 – 1580.08.28)

Cardinal Johann von Bucka, O. Praem.
(Apostolic Administrator 1421.08.13 – 1430.10.09)

Archbishop Konrád z Vechty
(1413 – 1421.12.24)

Died:1421.12.24

Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1409 – 1412)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1413 – 1421.12.24)

Archbishop Zikmund Albík z Uničova
(1411 – 1412)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1411 – 1412)

Archbishop Zbyněk Zajíc z Haznburka
(1403 – 1411)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1403 – 1411)

Fr. Mikuláš Puchník z Černic
(1402 – 1402.09.19 not possessed)

Died:1402.09.19

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1402 – 1402.09.19 not possessed)

Archbishop Olbram ze Škvorce
(1396 – 1402.05.01)

Died:1402.05.01

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1396 – 1402.05.01)

Archbishop Jan z Jenštejna (Johann von Jenstein)
(1379.03.19 – 1396)

Bishop of Meißen (Germany) (1375.07.04 – 1379.03.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1379.03.19 – 1396)

Cardinal Jan Očko z Vlašim
(1364.08.23 – 1379.03.06)

Born:1292 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1351?
Created Cardinal:1378.09.18
Died:1380.01.14 († 88)

Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1351.11.17 – 1364.08.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1364.08.23 – 1379.03.06)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (1378.09.18 – 1380.01.14)

Archbishop Arnošt z Pardubic
(1343 – 1364.06.30)

Died:1364.06.30

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1343 – 1364.06.30)

Bishops of Praha (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jindřich Berka z Dubé
(1333 – ?)

Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) (1327 – 1333)

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1333 – ?)

Bishop Jan z Dražic
(1301 – 1343.01.05)

Died:1343.01.05

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1301 – 1343.01.05)

Bishop Rehoř Zajíc z Valdeka
(1296 – 1301.09.06)

Died:1301.09.06

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1296 – 1301.09.06)

Bishop Tobiáš z Bechyně
(1278 – 1296.03.01)

Died:1296.03.01

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1278 – 1296.03.01)

Bishop Jan z Dražic
(1258 – 1278.10.21)

Died:1278.10.21

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1258 – 1278.10.21)

Bishop Mikuláš z Rýzmburka
(1240 – 1258.01.18)

Died:1258.01.18

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1240 – 1258.01.18)

Bishop Bernhard Kaplíř ze Sulevic
(1236 – 1240.09.12)

Died:1240.09.12

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1236 – 1240.09.12)

Bishop Jan
(1226 – 1236.08.17)

Died:1236.08.17

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1226 – 1236.08.17)

Bishop Budilov
(1225 – 1226.07.10)

Died:1226.07.10

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1225 – 1226.07.10)

Bishop Pelhřim z Vartenberka
(1224 – 1225)

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1224 – 1225)

Bishop Ondřej
(1214 – 1224.07.30)

Died:1224.07.30

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1214 – 1224.07.30)

Bishop Milík z Talmberka
(1197 – 1214.04.04)

Died:1214.04.04

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1197 – 1214.04.04)

Bishop Jindřich Břetislav
(1182 – 1197.06.15)

Died:1197.06.15

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1182 – 1197.06.15)

Bishop Vališ
(1179 – 1182.02.06)

Died:1182.02.06

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1179 – 1182.02.06)

Bishop Bedřich
(1168 – 1179.07.31)

Died:1179.07.31

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1168 – 1179.07.31)

Bishop Gotpold
(1168 – 1168.03.10 not possessed)

Died:1168.03.10

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1168 – 1168.03.10 not possessed)

Bishop Daniel
(1148 – 1167.08.09)

Died:1167.08.09

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1148 – 1167.08.09)

Bishop Ota
(1140 – 1148.07.10)

Died:1148.07.10

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1140 – 1148.07.10)

Bishop Jan
(1134 – 1139.08.08)

Died:1139.08.08

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1134 – 1139.08.08)

Bishop Menhart
(1122 – 1134.07.03)

Died:1134.07.03

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1122 – 1134.07.03)

Bishop Heřman
(1099 – 1122.09.17)

Died:1122.09.17

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1099 – 1122.09.17)

Bishop Kosmas
(1090 – 1098.12.10)

Died:1098.12.10

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1090 – 1098.12.10)

Bishop Gebhart
(1068 – 1089)

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1068 – 1089)

Bishop Šebíř
(1030 – 1067.12.09)

Died:1067.12.09

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1030 – 1067.12.09)

Bishop Hyza
(1023 – 1030.01.31)

Died:1030.01.31

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1023 – 1030.01.31)

Bishop Ekkard
(1017 – 1023.08.08)

Died:1023.08.08

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1017 – 1023.08.08)

Bishop Thiddag
(998 – 1017.06.11)

Died:1017.06.11

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (998 – 1017.06.11)

Saint Bishop Vojtech, O.S.B. (Adalbert)
(992 – 994)

Born:957
Consecrated Bishop:983.06.29
Died:997.04.23 († 40)

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (982.02.19 – 988)

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (992 – 994)

Saint Bishop Vojtech, O.S.B. (Adalbert)
(982.02.19 – 988)

(see above)

Bishop Dětmar
(973 – 982.01.02)

Died:982.01.02

Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (973 – 982.01.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.06.25

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