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Apostolic Prefecture of

Azerbaigian

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Continents: Central and Southwest Asia, East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Azerbaigian / Azerbaigianien(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (3)

Caucasus (←), Saint Clement at Saratov (↑), Turkmenistan (→), Tehran–Isfahan (↓)

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (2011.08.04 – ...):Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67)

Titular Bishop of Municipa

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67)Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67)Permalink
(2011.08.04 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Azerbaijan)
Titular Bishop of Municipa

Born:1955.08.11 (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1983.01.30
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.11

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2009.11.05 – 2011.08.04)

Prefect Apostolic of Azerbaigian (Azerbaijan) (2011.08.04 – ...)

Titular Bishop of Municipa (2017.12.08 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Baku (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67)Fr. Vladimir Fekete, S.D.B. (67) (later Bishop)Permalink
(2009.11.05 – 2011.08.04)

(see above)

Fr. Ján Čapla, S.D.B.Permalink
(2003.07.18 – 2009.11.05)

Born:1957.04.16 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1985.01.18

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2003.07.18 – 2009.11.05)

Fr. Jozef Daniel Pravda, S.D.B.Permalink
(2000.10.11 – 2003.07.18)

Born:1950.07.06 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.04

Ecclesiastical Superior of Baku (Azerbaijan) (2000.10.11 – 2003.07.18)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 86,600 km²

Population: 600 Catholics (0.0% of 10,000,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 1 parish, 1 mission, 7 priests (2 diocesan, 5 religious), 16 lay religious (8 brothers, 8 sisters) (2020)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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