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Diocese of

Prizren–Prishtina

Kosovo Kosovo

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Prizren–Prishtina / Prisren(sis)–Priscen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Tiranë–Durrës (↙), Shkodrë–Pult (←), Bar (←), Vrhbosna (↖), Beograd (↑), Skopje (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.09.05 – ...):Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Prizren–Prishtina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)
(2018.09.05 – ...)

Bishop of Prizren–Prishtina (Kosovo)

Born:1963.01.16 (Stublla, Serbia)
Ordained Priest:1989.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.05

Apostolic Administrator of Sapë (Albania) (2000.02.05 – 2005.11.23)

Bishop of Sapë (Albania) (2005.11.23 – 2006.12.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Prizren (Kosovo) (2006.12.12 – 2018.09.05)

Bishop of Prizren–Prishtina (Kosovo) (2018.09.05 – ...)

Apostolic Administrators of Prizren (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)Bishop Dodë Gjergji (60)
(2006.12.12 – 2018.09.05)

(see above)

Bishop Marko Sopi
(2000.05.24 – 2006.01.11)

Born:1938.02.26 (Serbia)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06
Died:2006.01.11 († 67)

Apostolic Administrator of Skopje–Prizren (North Macedonia) (1995.11.02 – 2000.05.24)

Titular Bishop of Celerina (1995.11.02 – 2006.01.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Prizren (Kosovo) (2000.05.24 – 2006.01.11)

Bishops of Prizren (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giovanni Felice Bernabei, O.F.M. Conv.
(1689.11.01 – 1702.12.26)

Consecrated Bishop:1690.04.16
Died:1702.12.26

Bishop of Prizren (Kosovo) (1689.11.01 – 1702.12.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Valachie (Romania) (1689.11.01 – 1702.12.26)

Archbishop Franjo Svimirovich, O.F.M. Obs.
(1651.02.27 – 1656.03.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Prizren (Kosovo) (1651.02.27 – 1656.03.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Acrida (1656.03.20 – ?)

Bishop Petrus Katich
(1618.02.12 – 1622.03)

Born:1563
Consecrated Bishop:1618.02.24
Died:1622.03 († 59)

Bishop of Prizren (Kosovo) (1618.02.12 – 1622.03)

Former Prelates

Former Titular Bishops

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 10,887 km²

Population: 59,000 Catholics (3.2% of 1,862,500 total) (2020)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 50 priests (41 diocesan, 9 religious), 99 lay religious (10 brothers, 89 sisters), 3 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Mary

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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