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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Shkodrë–Pult

Albania Albania

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 4,113 km²

Population: 167,000 Catholics (66.7% of 250,300 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Lezhë, Sapë

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bar (↖), Prizren–Prishtina (→), Sapë (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 40 parishes, 3 missions, 50 priests (19 diocesan, 31 religious), 218 lay religious (60 brothers, 158 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

Address: Kryeipeshkvia, Sheshi Gjon Pali II, Shkodër, Albania

Phone: (222)427.44

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Bar (↖), Prizren–Prishtina (→), Sapë (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1998.03.28 – ...):Archbishop Angelo Massafra, O.F.M. (69)Archbishop Angelo Massafra, O.F.M. (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Shkodrë–Pult (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Angelo Massafra, O.F.M. (69)Archbishop Angelo Massafra, O.F.M. (69)Permalink
(1998.03.28 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë–Pult (Albania)

Born:1949.03.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1974.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.06

Bishop of Rrëshen (Albania) (1996.12.07 – 1998.03.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë–Pult (Albania) (1998.03.28 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Albania (2000 – 2006)

President of Episcopal Conference of Albania (2012.09 – 2018.02.05)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Shkodrë (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Franco IlliaPermalink
(1992.12.25 – 1997.10.22)

Born:1918.02.21 (Albania)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1993.04.25
Died:1997.10.22 († 79)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1992.12.25 – 1997.10.22)

President of Episcopal Conference of Albania (1993 – 1997.10.22)

Bishop Ernesto ÇobaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1952.01.21 – 1979.04.15)

Archbishop Gaspare ThaciPermalink
(1936.01.27 – 1946.05.25)

Born:1889.01.23
Consecrated Bishop:1936.03.19
Died:1946.05.25 († 57)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1936.01.27 – 1946.05.25)

Archbishop Lazare MiediaPermalink
(1921.10.19 – 1935.07.08)

Born:1869.03.06
Died:1935.07.08 († 66)

Bishop of Sapë (Albania) (1900.11.10 – 1904.12.24)

Titular Archbishop of Areopolis (1904.12.24 – 1909.04.14)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1904.12.24 – 1909.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Skopje (Macedonia) (1909.04.14 – 1921.10.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1921.10.19 – 1935.07.08)

Archbishop Giacomo SereggiPermalink
(1910.04.14 – 1921.10.14)

Born:1861.11.02
Died:1922.04.11 († 60)

Bishop of Sapë (Albania) (1905.08.07 – 1910.04.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1910.04.14 – 1921.10.14)

Titular Archbishop of Cyzicus (1921.10.14 – 1922.04.11)

Archbishop Pasquale GueriniPermalink
(1886.11.23 – 1909.11)

Born:1821.05.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1848.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1879.08.03
Died:1911.02.08 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Paphos (1879.05.06 – 1886.11.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bar (Montenegro) (1879.05.06 – 1886.11.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1886.11.23 – 1909.11)

Titular Archbishop of Melitene (1910.01.14 – 1911.02.08)

Archbishops of Shkodrë (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Karl PootenPermalink
(1867.03.15 – 1886.01.15)

Born:1807.01.17
Ordained Priest:1844.02
Died:1886.01.15 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Maronia (1844.02 – 1855.08.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bar (Montenegro) (1855.08.31 – 1886.01.15)

Archbishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1867.03.15 – 1886.01.15)

Bishops of Shkodrë (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luigi Ciurcia, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1859.02.06 – 1866.07.27)

Born:1818.12.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1841.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1854.03.19
Died:1881.07.13 († 62)

Bishop of Lezhë (Albania) (1853.09.27 – 1858.06.04)

Titular Bishop of Delcus (1858.06.04 – 1859.02.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1858.06.04 – 1859.02.06)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1859.02.06 – 1866.07.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1866.07.27 – 1881.05.01)

Titular Archbishop of Irenopolis (1866.07.27 – 1881.07.13)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1866.07.27 – 1881.07.13)

Bishop Giovanni Topić, O.F.M. Obs. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1853.09.27 – 1859.01.17)

Consecrated Bishop:1842.02.20
Died:1868.06.11

Apostolic Administrator of Shkodrë (Albania) (1842.01.12 – 1845)

Bishop of Lezhë (Albania) (1842.01.12 – 1853.09.27)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1853.09.27 – 1859.01.17)

Titular Archbishop of Philippopolis (1859.07.10 – 1868.06.11)

Bishop Giovanni Topić, O.F.M. Obs. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1842.01.12 – 1845)

Bishop Luigi GuglielmiPermalink
(1839.09.24 – 1852.09.27)

Died:1853.01.29

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1839.09.24 – 1852.09.27)

Bishop of Verona (Italy) (1852.09.27 – 1853.01.29)

Bishop Benigno Albertini, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1832.04.13 – 1838.08.24)

Died:1838.08.24

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1832.04.13 – 1838.08.24)

Bishop Ambrogio BruciPermalink
(1824.08.24 – 1831.06.21)

Died:1831.06.21

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1824.08.24 – 1831.06.21)

Bishop Nikolla MuriqiPermalink
(1817.07.04 – 1824.02.14)

Died:1824.02.14

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1817.07.04 – 1824.02.14)

Bishop Antonio DodmasseiPermalink
(1814.12.19 – 1816.07.21)

Died:1816.07.21

Bishop of Pult (Albania) (1808.07.08 – 1814.12.19)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1814.12.19 – 1816.07.21)

Bishop Antonio Angelo RadovaniPermalink
(1808.07.08 – 1814.05.03)

Died:1814.05.03

Bishop of Sapë (Albania) (1796.06.27 – 1808.07.08)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1808.07.08 – 1814.05.03)

Bishop Marco CrescesiPermalink
(1791.04.11 – 1808.01.24)

Died:1808.01.24

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1791.04.11 – 1808.01.24)

Bishop Francesco Borzi (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1787.04.23 – 1791.04.11)

Died:1823.02.11

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1787.04.23 – 1791.04.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bar (Montenegro) (1791.04.11 – 1823.02.11)

Bishop of Budua (1791.09.27 – 1823.02.11)

Bishop Giorgio Angelo Radovani (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1771.07.29 – 1787.04.23)

Died:1790.11.15

Vicar Apostolic of Sofia–Plovdiv (Bulgaria) (1767.04.30 – 1771.07.29)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1771.07.29 – 1787.04.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bar (Montenegro) (1787.04.23 – 1790.11.15)

Bishop of Budua (1787.04.27 – 1790.11.15)

Bishop Paolo CampsiPermalink
(1742.05.25 – 1771.04.19)

Died:1771.04.19

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1742.05.25 – 1771.04.19)

Bishop of Lezhë (Albania) (1748.09.16 – 1750)

Bishop Antonio VladagniPermalink
(1729.12.23 – 1740)

Died:1740

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1729.12.23 – 1740)

Bishop Antonio BabbiPermalink
(1703.01.15 – 1728.10)

Died:1728.10

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1703.01.15 – 1728.10)

Fr. Peter Karagić, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1698.08.20 – 1698.09.15)

Bishop Antonio NegriPermalink
(1693.12.22 – 1702)

Died:1702

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1693.12.22 – 1702)

Bishop Marino DragoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1690.02.11 – 1693.12.22)

Bishop Andrea GalataPermalink
(1686.09.16 – 1690?)

Died:1690?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1686.09.16 – 1690?)

Bishop Domenico BubićPermalink
(1677.11.22 – 1686)

Died:1686

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1677.11.22 – 1686)

Bishop Pjetër Bogdani (Pietro Bogdano) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1656.03.06 – 1677.11.08)

Born:1630
Died:1689.11 († 59)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1656.03.06 – 1677.11.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Bar (Montenegro) (1659.10.24 – 1671.02.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Skopje (Macedonia) (1677.11.08 – 1689.11)

Bishop Gregorio Frasini, O.F.M.Permalink
(1646.09.10 – 1656?)

Died:1656?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1646.09.10 – 1656?)

Bishop Francesco CrutaPermalink
(1640.09.10 – 1645?)

Died:1645?

Bishop of Budua (1634.01.07 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1640.09.10 – 1645?)

Bishop Domenico Andreassi, O.F.M.Permalink
(1622.03.23 – 1637)

Died:1637

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1622.03.23 – 1637)

Bishop AndreaPermalink
(? – 1622?)

Died:1622?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (? – 1622?)

Bishop Duka ArmaniPermalink
(1590.06.13 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1590.06.13 – ?)

Bishop Paolo da Zara, O.P.Permalink
(1582.03.05 – 1585)

Died:1585

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1582.03.05 – 1585)

Bishop Teodoro CalompsiPermalink
(1575.10.26 – 1578?)

Died:1578?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1575.10.26 – 1578?)

Bishop Antonio Beccari, O.P.Permalink
(1534.09.23 – 1543)

Died:1543

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1534.09.23 – 1543)

Bishop Girolamo Vascheri, O.F.M.Permalink
(1522.10.03 – 1524.09.19)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1522.10.03 – 1524.09.19)

Bishop of Guardialfiera (1524.09.19 – 1533)

Bishop Pedro Cardona, C.R.S.A.Permalink
(1518.02.26 – 1522)

Died:1522

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1518.02.26 – 1522)

Bishop Giacomo de Humano, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1511.03.10 – 1517.08.10)

Died:1517.08.10

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1511.03.10 – 1517.08.10)

Bishop Nicolò LupiPermalink
(1492.03.14 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1492.03.14 – ?)

Bishop Francesco de Sanctis, O.F.M.Permalink
(1471.10.14 – 1491?)

Died:1491?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1471.10.14 – 1491?)

Bishop Bartolomeo BarbarigoPermalink
(1467.02.09 – 1471.10.11)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1467.02.09 – 1471.10.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Sapë (Albania) (1468 – 1471.10.11)

Bishop of Poreč (Croatia) (1471.10.11 – 1475)

Bishop Taddeo PascaligoPermalink
(1465.03.06 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1465.03.06 – ?)

Bishop Emanuele, O.P.Permalink
(1451.01.09 – 1459?)

Died:1459?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1451.01.09 – 1459?)

Bishop GiovanniPermalink
(1407.03.19 – 1440?)

Died:1440?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1407.03.19 – 1440?)

Bishop Progano PrintzenagoPermalink
(1403.08.14 – 1405?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1403.08.14 – 1405?)

Bishop Bartolomeo Vanni, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1402 – 1403.08.24)

Bishop of Kotor (Montenegro) (1388 – 1395.02.05)

Bishop of Calvi (Italy) (1395.02.05 – 1402)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1402 – 1403.08.24)

Bishop of Bovino (Italy) (1403.08.24 – ?)

Bishop Migliorino Manfredi, O.F.M.Permalink
(1401.12.14 – 1402?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1401.12.14 – 1402?)

Bishop Cristoforo, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1401.06.10 – 1401.12.14)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1401.06.10 – 1401.12.14)

Bishop of Polignano (1401.12.14 – ?)

Bishop AndruinoPermalink
(1398? – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1398? – ?)

Bishop Enrico, O.F.M.Permalink
(1390? – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1390? – ?)

Bishop FrancescoPermalink
(1388.05.04 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1388.05.04 – ?)

Bishop da Saluzzo, O.P.Permalink
(1367.04.23 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1367.04.23 – ?)

Bishop MartinoPermalink
(? – 1367?)

Died:1367?

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (? – 1367?)

Bishop MarcoPermalink
(1346.08.20 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1346.08.20 – ?)

Bishop PietroPermalink
(1331? – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1331? – ?)

Bishop TeodoricoPermalink
(1322 – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1322 – ?)

Bishop MiroslavPermalink
(1307? – ?)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (1307? – ?)

Bishop StefanoPermalink
(? – 1303.11.18)

Bishop of Shkodrë (Albania) (? – 1303.11.18)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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