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Archdiocese of

Rhodes

Greece Greece

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Area: 2,714 km²

Population: 400 Catholics (0.2% of 190,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Crete (↙), Santorini (←), Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (←), Chios (↖), Izmir (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Queen of Graces of Mount Philerimos, St. John Baptist, St. Francis of Assisi

Statistics: 3 parishes, 2 priests (religious), 2 lay religious (2 brothers) (2015)

History


Special Churches

Crete (↙), Santorini (←), Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (←), Chios (↖), Izmir (↑)

Present Prelates

Archbishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2014.08.12 – ...):Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (73)Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (73)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece)

President of Episcopal Conference of Greece

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Rhodes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (73)Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (73)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.08.12 – ...)

Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos (80)Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992 – 2014.08.12)

Fr. Mikhaíl-Pétros Franzídis, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1992)

Archbishop Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M.Permalink
(1938.03.30 – 1970.03.10)

Born:1880.11.18 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1904.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1938.06.05
Died:1970.03.10 († 89)

Prefect Apostolic of Rhodes and adjacent islands (Greece) (? – 1928.03.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Rhodes (Greece) (1928.03.28 – 1929)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1938.03.30 – 1970.03.10)

Fr. Pier Crisologo Fabi, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1937 – 1938)

Archbishop Giovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M.Permalink
(1929.01.15 – 1937.03.25)

Born:1888.04.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1910.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:1929.04.02
Died:1953.08.30 († 65)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1929.01.15 – 1937.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1937.03.25 – 1945.12.13)

Apostolic Delegate to Italian East Africa (1937.03.25 – 1945.12.13)

Titular Archbishop of Perge (1937.03.25 – 1953.08.30)

Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador (1945.12.13 – 1951.09.06)

Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala (1945.12.13 – 1951.09.06)

Fr. Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1928.03.28 – 1929)

Archbishop Mauro Caruana, O.S.B.Permalink
(1915.01.22 – 1928.03.29)

Fortis et ardens

Born:1867.11.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1891.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1915.02.10
Died:1943.12.17 († 76)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1915.01.22 – 1928.03.29)

Bishop of Malta (Malta) (1915.01.22 – 1943.12.17)

Archbishop ad personam (1928.03.29 – 1943.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rhodes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Leonardo, O.F.M.Permalink
(? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (? – ?)

Archbishop Giuliano de Ubaldini, O.P.Permalink
(1473.09.30 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1473.09.30 – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni MorelliPermalink
(1447.04.19 – ?)

Archbishop of Nicosia (1447.02.10 – 1447.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1447.04.19 – ?)

Archbishop Andrea di Costantinopoli, O.P.Permalink
(1431.05.02 – 1447.04.19)

Died:1456?

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1431.05.02 – 1447.04.19)

Archbishop of Nicosia (1447.04.19 – 1456?)

Archbishop Boezio da Tolentino, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1425.05.11 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1425.05.11 – ?)

Archbishop Ligorio Maiorino, O.S.B.Permalink
(1400.02 – 1406)

Died:1406

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salerno (Italy) (1394.08.07 – 1400.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1400.02 – 1406)

Archbishop Matteo da Empoli, O.P.Permalink
(1396? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1396? – ?)

Archbishop Antonio di FremajariisPermalink
(1376.01.28 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1376.01.28 – ?)

Archbishop Nicola, S.M.O.M.Permalink
(1373.11.28 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1373.11.28 – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni Fardina, O.P.Permalink
(1370 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1370 – ?)

Archbishop Guglielmo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1365.01.15 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1365.01.15 – ?)

Archbishop Emanuele di Famagosta, O.F.M.Permalink
(1361.12.15 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1361.12.15 – ?)

Archbishop Ugo de Scuria, O.F.M.Permalink
(1351.06.20 – 1361.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1351.06.20 – 1361.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ragusa (Croatia) (1361.12.15 – 1370.07.12)

Archbishop-Bishop of Ostuni (Italy) (1370.07.12 – 1374)

Archbishop BelijanPermalink
(? – 1324.09.26)

Died:1328.01.28

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (? – 1324.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salona (Croatia) (1324.09.26 – 1328.01.28)

Former Titular Bishops


as of 2017.10.18

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