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Apostolic Vicariate of

Thessaloniki

Greece Greece

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Thessaloniki / Thessalonica (English) / Θεσσαλονίκη (Ελληνικά) / Salonicco (Italiano) / Thessalonicen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Churches by City (9)

Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia (↙), Southern Albania (←), Skopje (↖), Sofia–Plovdiv (↗), Istanbul (→), Chios (↘), Athens (↓)

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.09.14 – ...):Archbishop Georgios Altouvas (49)Archbishop Georgios Altouvas (49)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia (Greece)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Salonica (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Georgios Altouvas (49)Archbishop Georgios Altouvas (49)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.09.14 – ...)

Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (82)Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (82)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.03.22 – 2020.09.14)

Archbishop Antónios Varthalítis, A.A.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992 – 2003.03.22)

Fr. Dimítrios Roussos, S.J.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1969 – 1992)

Archbishop Venedictos PrintesisPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1959.05.15 – 1962)

Archbishop Marius Macrionitis, S.J.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1952 – 1959.04.08)

Bishop Georges Xenopulos, S.J.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1950 – 1953)

Archbishop Marco SigalaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1947 – 1950)

Archbishop Giovanni Battista FilippucciPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1929 – 1947)

Bishop Alessandro Guidati (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1927.04.30 – 1929.07.15)

Born:1882.12.04 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1905.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:1927.09.04
Died:1952.06.25 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Adada (1927.04.30 – 1929.07.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Salonica (Greece) (1927.04.30 – 1929.07.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (Greece) (1929.07.15 – 1947.02.22)

Apostolic Administrator of Chios (Greece) (1939 – 1947.02.22)

Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis in Epiro (1947.02.22 – 1952.06.25)

Contact Info

Address: Kolokotroni 19, 56430 Stavroupolis-Thessaloniki, Greece

Phone: (2310)654-256

Statistics

Area: 56,793 km²

Population: 6,300 Catholics (0.2% of 3,595,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 6 parishes, 5 priests (religious), 19 lay religious (10 brothers, 9 sisters) (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Paul of Tarsus (January 25)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 4

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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