Greek Church

Recent Appointments of Bishops

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2021.09.14

Turkiye Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Turkiye) and Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye)

Turkiye Fr. Massimiliano Palinuro was elected Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye) and Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye)

2020.12.24

Turkiye Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Turkiye) and Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye)

2020.12.23

Turkiye Bishop Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M., Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye), passed away at 68

2016.04.16

Turkiye Bishop Louis-Armel Pelâtre, A.A., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye), Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye) and Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

Turkiye Fr. Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M., was elected Titular Bishop of Tubernuca, Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye) and Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye)

2016.04.15

Greece Archimandrite Manuel Nin, O.S.B., was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Carcabia

2016.02.02

Greece Archimandrite Manuel Nin, O.S.B., was elected Titular Bishop of Carcabia and Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

Greece Bishop Dimitrios Salachas resigned as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

2015

Greece Bishop Dimitrios Salachas resigned as Member of Commission for the Study of the Reform of the Matrimonial Processes in Canon Law

2014.08.27

Greece Bishop Dimitrios Salachas, Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), was appointed as Member of Commission for the Study of the Reform of the Matrimonial Processes in Canon Law

2012.05.14

Greece Bishop Dimitrios Salachas, Titular Bishop of Carcabia and Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), was appointed as Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

2012.03.18

Greece Bishop Anárghyros Printesis, Apostolic Exarch emeritus of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), passed away at 74

2008.05.24

Greece Msgr. Dimitrios Salachas was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Carcabia

2008.04.23

Greece Bishop Anárghyros Printesis resigned as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

Greece Msgr. Dimitrios Salachas was elected Titular Bishop of Carcabia and Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

1999

Turkiye Bishop Louis-Armel Pelâtre, A.A., Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye), President of Episcopal Conference of Turkiye and Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

1975.08.06

Greece Fr. Anárghyros Printesis was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1975.06.28

Greece Fr. Anárghyros Printesis was elected Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1975.01.30

Greece Bishop Hyakinthos Gad, Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), passed away at 62

1973

Turkiye Fr. Domenico Caloyera, O.P., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

1958.03.12

Greece Fr. Hyakinthos Gad was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece) and Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1958.02.17

Greece Fr. Hyakinthos Gad was elected Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis and Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

1957.11.07

Greece Bishop George Calavassy, Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), passed away at 76

1957.01.28

Turkiye Fr. Domenico Caloyera, O.P., Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

Turkiye Bishop Dionisio Leonida Varouhas, Apostolic Exarch of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye), passed away at 67

1955.05.27

Turkiye Fr. Domenico Caloyera, O.P., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

1936

Turkiye Apostolic Exarchate of Turkey of Europe (Greek Rite) was renamed as Apostolic Exarchate of Istanbul (Turkiye)

1933

Turkiye Titular Episcopal See of Theodorium (Greek Rite) was suppressed (Turkiye)

Greece Bishop George Calavassy, Titular Bishop of Theodorium of the Greeks and Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece), was appointed as Titular Bishop of Theodoropolis

1932.07.10

Turkiye Fr. Dionisio Leonida Varouhas was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye) and Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1932.06.11

Greece Apostolic Exarchate of Greece (Greek Rite) was established (from Apostolic Exarchate of Turkey of Europe) (Greece)

Greece Bishop George Calavassy, Apostolic Exarch of Turkey of Europe of the Greeks (Turkiye), was appointed as Apostolic Exarch of Greece of the Greeks (Greece)

Turkiye Fr. Dionisio Leonida Varouhas was elected Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis and Apostolic Exarch of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

1932.01.18

Greece Bishop Isaias Papadopulos, Honorary Assessor of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches, passed away at 76

1928

Greece Bishop Isaias Papadopulos, Assessor of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches, was appointed as Honorary Assessor of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches

1925

Turkiye Titular Episcopal See of Theodoropolis (Greek Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Theodorium (Turkiye)

1921

Turkiye Titular Episcopal See of Theodosiopolis (Greek Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Theodoropolis (Turkiye)

1920.08.15

Greece Fr. George Calavassy was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Turkey of Europe of the Greeks (Turkiye) and Titular Bishop of Theodorium of the Greeks

1920.07.13

Greece Fr. George Calavassy was elected Apostolic Exarch of Turkey of Europe of the Greeks (Turkiye) and Titular Bishop of Theodorium of the Greeks

1920

Turkiye Titular Episcopal See of Theodosiopolis (Greek Rite) was established (Turkiye)

1917

Greece Bishop Isaias Papadopulos was appointed as Assessor of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches

1912.01.21

Greece Fr. Isaias Papadopulos was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1911.06.28

Greece Fr. Isaias Papadopulos was elected Titular Bishop of Gratianopolis

1911.06.11

Turkiye Apostolic Exarchate of Turkey of Europe (Greek Rite) was established (Turkiye)

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Recent Appointments in the Eastern Church

as of 2022.07.07

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