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Archdiocese of

Rhodes

Greece Greece

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Area: 2,714 km²

Population: 201 Catholics (0.1% of 190,988 total) (2018)

Statistics: 2 parishes, 2 priests (religious), 2 lay religious (2 brothers) (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Crete (↙), Santorini (←), Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (←), Chios (↖), Izmir (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Queen of Graces of Mount Philerimos, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Francis of Assisi (October 4)

Address: Archevêché Catholique, Kathopouli 46, 85100 Rhodos, Greece

Phone: (22410)22-305

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (9)

Crete (↙), Santorini (←), Naxos–Andros–Tinos–Mykonos (←), Chios (↖), Izmir (↑)

Present Prelates

Archbishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.07.14 – ...):Archbishop Theodoros Kontidis, S.J. (65)Archbishop Theodoros Kontidis, S.J. (65)

Archbishop of Athens (Greece)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Rhodes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Theodoros Kontidis, S.J. (65)Archbishop Theodoros Kontidis, S.J. (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.07.14 – ...)

Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (77)Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.08.12 – 2021.07.14)

Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos (84)Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos (84)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992 – 2014.08.12)

Fr. Mikhaíl-Pétros Franzídis, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1992)

Archbishop Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M.Permalink
(1938.03.30 – 1970.03.10)

Born:1880.11.18 (Greece)
Ordained Priest:1904.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1938.06.05
Died:1970.03.10 († 89)

Prefect Apostolic of Rhodes and adjacent islands (Greece) (? – 1928.03.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Rhodes (Greece) (1928.03.28 – 1929)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1938.03.30 – 1970.03.10)

Fr. Pier Crisologo Fabi, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1937 – 1938)

Archbishop Giovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M.Permalink
(1929.01.15 – 1937.03.25)

Born:1888.04.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1910.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:1929.04.02
Died:1953.08.30 († 65)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1929.01.15 – 1937.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1937.03.25 – 1945.12.13)

Apostolic Delegate to Italian East Africa (1937.03.25 – 1945.12.13)

Titular Archbishop of Perge (1937.03.25 – 1953.08.30)

Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador (1945.12.13 – 1951.09.06)

Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala (1945.12.13 – 1951.09.06)

Fr. Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1928.03.28 – 1929)

Archbishop Mauro Caruana, O.S.B.Permalink
(1915.01.22 – 1928.03.29)

Fortis et ardens

Born:1867.11.16 (Floriana, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1891.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1915.02.10
Died:1943.12.17 (Sliema, Malta † 76)

Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1915.01.22 – 1928.03.29)

Bishop of Malta (Malta) (1915.01.22 – 1943.12.17)

Archbishop ad personam (1928.03.29 – 1943.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rhodes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Leonardo, O.F.M.Permalink
(? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (? – ?)

Archbishop Giuliano de Ubaldini, O.P.Permalink
(1473.09.30 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1473.09.30 – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni MorelliPermalink
(1447.04.19 – ?)

Archbishop of Nicosia (1447.02.10 – 1447.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1447.04.19 – ?)

Archbishop Andrea di Costantinopoli, O.P.Permalink
(1431.05.02 – 1447.04.19)

Died:1456?

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1431.05.02 – 1447.04.19)

Archbishop of Nicosia (1447.04.19 – 1456?)

Archbishop Boezio da Tolentino, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1425.05.11 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1425.05.11 – ?)

Archbishop Ligorio Maiorino, O.S.B.Permalink
(1400.02 – 1406)

Died:1406

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salerno (Italy) (1394.08.07 – 1400.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1400.02 – 1406)

Archbishop Matteo da Empoli, O.P.Permalink
(1396? – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1396? – ?)

Archbishop Antonio di FremajariisPermalink
(1376.01.28 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1376.01.28 – ?)

Archbishop Nicola, S.M.O.M.Permalink
(1373.11.28 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1373.11.28 – ?)

Archbishop Giovanni Fardina, O.P.Permalink
(1370 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1370 – ?)

Archbishop Guglielmo, O.F.M.Permalink
(1365.01.15 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1365.01.15 – ?)

Archbishop Emanuele di Famagosta, O.F.M.Permalink
(1361.12.15 – ?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1361.12.15 – ?)

Archbishop Ugo de Scuria, O.F.M.Permalink
(1351.06.20 – 1361.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (1351.06.20 – 1361.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ragusa (Croatia) (1361.12.15 – 1370.07.12)

Archbishop-Bishop of Ostuni (Italy) (1370.07.12 – 1374)

Archbishop BelijanPermalink
(? – 1324.09.26)

Died:1328.01.28

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rhodes (Greece) (? – 1324.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Split (Croatia) (1324.09.26 – 1328.01.28)

Former Titular Bishops


as of 2021.09.23

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