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Diocese of

Rožňava

Slovakia Slovakia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,753 km²

Population: 200,100 Catholics (53.4% of 374,900 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Košice

Neighbouring Dioceses: Banská Bystrica (←), Spiš (↗), Košice (→), Eger (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: sv. Ján Nepomucký

Statistics: 113 parishes, 113 priests (96 diocesan, 17 religious), 1 deacon, 87 lay religious (18 brothers, 69 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Banská Bystrica (←), Spiš (↗), Košice (→), Eger (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.21 – ...):Bishop Stanislav Stolárik (63)Bishop Stanislav Stolárik (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rožňava (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stanislav Stolárik (63)Bishop Stanislav Stolárik (63)Permalink
(2015.03.21 – ...)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia)

In virtute Spiritus Sancti cum Maria

Born:1955.02.27 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:2004.03.20

Titular Bishop of Barica (2004.02.26 – 2015.03.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Košice (Slovakia) (2004.02.26 – 2015.03.21)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (2015.03.21 – ...)

Bishop Vladimír FiloPermalink
(2008.12.27 – 2015.03.21)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1940.01.15 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1962.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.16
Died:2015.08.18 († 75)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trnava (Slovakia) (1990.03.17 – 1995.03.31)

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Mauretania (1990.03.17 – 2002.11.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava–Trnava (Slovakia) (1995.03.31 – 2002.11.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (2002.11.23 – 2008.12.27)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (2008.12.27 – 2015.03.21)

Bishop Eduard KojnokPermalink
(1990.02.14 – 2008.12.27)

Ave verum corpus

Born:1933.08.14 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.18
Died:2011.10.27 († 78)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1990.02.14 – 2008.12.27)

Bishop Róbert PobožnýPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1949.07.25 – 1972.06.09)

Bishop Mihály BubničPermalink
(1939.07.19 – 1945.02.22)

Quis ut Deus

Born:1877.05.22
Ordained Priest:1900.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1925.12.08
Died:1945.02.22 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Scilium (1925.10.31 – 1939.07.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1925.10.31 – 1939.07.19)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1939.07.19 – 1945.02.22)

Bishop Mihály BubničPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1925.10.31 – 1939.07.19)

Bishop Józef ČárskyPermalink
(1925.03.30 – 1925.10.31)

Born:1886.05.09 (Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1925.06.14
Died:1962.03.11 († 75)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1925.03.30 – 1925.10.31)

Titular Bishop of Thagora (1925.03.30 – 1962.03.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Košice (Slovakia) (1925.11.12 – 1939.07.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Košice (Slovakia) (1925.11.12 – 1962.03.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Košice (Slovakia) (1948 – 1962.03.11)

Bishop Lajos BalásPermalink
(1905.12.11 – 1920.09.18)

Born:1855.08.20 (Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1879
Consecrated Bishop:1905.12.21
Died:1920.09.18 († 65)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1905.12.11 – 1920.09.18)

Bishop János IvánkovitsPermalink
(1896.12.03 – 1905.12.11)

Born:1846.12.24 (Hungary)
Consecrated Bishop:1897.04.25
Died:1910.03.31 († 63)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1896.12.03 – 1905.12.11)

Titular Bishop of Sidyma (1905.12.11 – 1910.03.31)

Bishop György SchopperPermalink
(1872.05.06 – 1895.04.10)

Born:1818.03.09
Died:1895.04.10 († 77)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1872.05.06 – 1895.04.10)

Bishop István KollárčikPermalink
(1850.09.30 – 1869.07.18)

Died:1869.07.18

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1850.09.30 – 1869.07.18)

Bishop Béla Bartakovič (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1845.01.20 – 1850.09.30)

Born:1792.04.09
Died:1873.05.30 († 81)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1845.01.20 – 1850.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Eger (Hungary) (1850.09.30 – 1873.05.30)

Bishop Domonkos ZichyPermalink
(1840.12.14 – 1842.05.23)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1840.12.14 – 1842.05.23)

Bishop of Veszprém (Hungary) (1842.05.23 – 1849)

Bishop János Scitovský (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1828.01.28 – 1839.02.18)

Born:1785.11.06 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1809.11.05
Consecrated Bishop:1828.03.25
Created Cardinal:1853.03.07
Died:1866.10.19 († 80)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1828.01.28 – 1839.02.18)

Bishop of Pécs (Hungary) (1839.02.18 – 1849.09.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Esztergom (Hungary) (1849.09.28 – 1866.10.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1854.11.16 – 1866.10.19)

Bishop Ferenc LajcsákPermalink
(1825 – 1827.09.17)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1825 – 1827.09.17)

Bishop of Oradea Mare (Romania) (1827.09.17 – 1842.07.26)

Bishop László EsterházyPermalink
(1814.09.26 – 1824.09.11)

Died:1824.09.11

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1814.09.26 – 1824.09.11)

Bishop František SzányiPermalink
(1801.12.23 – 1810)

Died:1810

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1801.12.23 – 1810)

Bishop Antal AndrássyPermalink
(1780.12.17 – 1799.11.12)

Died:1799.11.12

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1780.12.17 – 1799.11.12)

Bishop Anton RévayPermalink
(1776.09.16 – 1780.09.18)

Died:1783.12.26

Titular Bishop of Milevum (1754.05.20 – 1776.09.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom (Hungary) (1754.05.20 – 1776.09.16)

Bishop of Rožňava (Slovakia) (1776.09.16 – 1780.09.18)

Bishop of Nitra (Slovakia) (1780.09.18 – 1783.12.26)

Former Prelates


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