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Apostolic Vicariate of

Thessaloniki

Greece Greece

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 56,793 km²

Population: 7,140 Catholics (0.2% of 3,592,021 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 4 parishes, 3 missions, 6 priests (3 diocesan, 3 religious), 11 lay religious (6 brothers, 5 sisters) (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2003.03.22 – ...):Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (78)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia (Greece)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Salonica (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.03.22 – ...)

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)


as of 2018.11.07

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