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Diocese of

Žilina

Slovakia Slovakia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,487 km²

Population: 484,900 Catholics (81.8% of 593,100 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bratislava

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trnava (↙), Olomouc (↖), Ostrava–Opava (↖), Bielsko–Żywiec (↑), Kraków (↗), Spiš (→), Banská Bystrica (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: sv. Cyril a Metod

Statistics: 109 parishes, 12 missions, 233 priests (181 diocesan, 52 religious), 2 deacons, 205 lay religious (76 brothers, 129 sisters), 37 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Trnava (↙), Olomouc (↖), Ostrava–Opava (↖), Bielsko–Żywiec (↑), Kraków (↗), Spiš (→), Banská Bystrica (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.02.14 – ...):Bishop Tomáš Galis (68)Bishop Tomáš Galis (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Žilina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomáš Galis (68)Bishop Tomáš Galis (68)Permalink
(2008.02.14 – ...)

Bishop of Žilina (Slovakia)

Per Mariam ad Jesum

Born:1950.12.22 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.25

Titular Bishop of Bita (1999.08.28 – 2008.02.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Banská Bystrica (Slovakia) (1999.08.28 – 2008.02.14)

Bishop of Žilina (Slovakia) (2008.02.14 – ...)


as of 2019.01.17

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