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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Rijeka

Croatia Croatia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 2,580 km²

Population: 195,460 Catholics (77.0% of 253,900 total) (2018)

Statistics: 90 parishes, 4 missions, 128 priests (83 diocesan, 45 religious), 204 lay religious (50 brothers, 154 sisters), 21 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Gospić–Senj, Krk, Poreč i Pula

Neighbouring Dioceses: Poreč i Pula (←), Ljubljana (↑), Novo Mesto (↗), Zagreb (→), Gospić–Senj (↘), Krk (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Vitus (June 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 6

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Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (93)

Poreč i Pula (←), Ljubljana (↑), Novo Mesto (↗), Zagreb (→), Gospić–Senj (↘), Krk (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2000.11.17 – ...):Archbishop Ivan Devčić (73)Archbishop Ivan Devčić (73)
Coadjutor Archbishop (2020.11.04 – ...):Archbishop Mate Uzinić (53)Archbishop Mate Uzinić (53)

Apostolic Administrator of Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Bishop emeritus of Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rijeka (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Ivan Devčić (73)Archbishop Ivan Devčić (73)Permalink
(2000.11.17 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka (Croatia)

Krist naša nada

Born:1948.01.01 (Croatia)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2000.12.16

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka (Croatia) (2000.11.17 – ...)

Archbishop Anton TamarutPermalink
(2000.05.25 – 2000.06.28)

Born:1932.12.01 (Croatia)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1986.03.16
Died:2000.06.28 († 67)

Bishop of Šibenik (Croatia) (1986.02.05 – 1987.12.04)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1987.12.04 – 1990.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1990.01.05 – 2000.05.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka (Croatia) (2000.05.25 – 2000.06.28)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rijeka–Senj (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Anton TamarutPermalink
(1990.01.05 – 2000.05.25)

(see above)

Archbishop Josip PavlišićPermalink
(1974.04.18 – 1990.01.05)

Ljubav i istina

Born:1914.12.28 (Croatia)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1952.01.13
Died:2005.12.09 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Bruzus (1951.12.13 – 1969.08.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Senj–Modruš (Croatia) (1951.12.13 – 1969.08.20)

Titular Archbishop of Pićan (1969.08.20 – 1974.04.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1969.08.20 – 1974.04.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1974.04.18 – 1990.01.05)

Archbishop Viktor BuricPermalink
(1969.08.20 – 1974.04.18)

Dominus adjutor meus

Born:1897.09.06
Ordained Priest:1920.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1935.07.21
Died:1983.08.28 († 85)

Bishop of Senj–Modruš (Croatia) (1935.05.21 – 1969.08.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1952 – 1969.08.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka–Senj (Croatia) (1969.08.20 – 1974.04.18)

Bishops of Rijeka–Opatija (Roman Rite)

Bishop Viktor Buric (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1952 – 1969.08.20)

Bishop Josep Srebrnic (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1949 – 1952)

Bishop Ugo Camozzo (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1938.08.17 – 1948.01.13)

Born:1892.11.28
Ordained Priest:1915.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1938.09.21
Died:1977.07.07 († 84)

Bishop of Rijeka–Opatija (Croatia) (1938.08.17 – 1948.01.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pisa (Italy) (1948.01.13 – 1970.09.22)

Titular Archbishop of Hirina (1970.09.22 – 1977.07.07)

Bishop Antonio Santin (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1933.08.10 – 1938.05.16)

Quærite primum regnum Dei

Born:1895.12.09
Ordained Priest:1918.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1933.10.29
Died:1981.03.17 († 85)

Bishop of Rijeka–Opatija (Croatia) (1933.08.10 – 1938.05.16)

Bishop of Koper (Slovenia) (1938.05.16 – 1975.06.28)

Bishop of Trieste (Italy) (1938.05.16 – 1975.06.28)

Archbishop ad personam (1963.07.13 – 1981.03.17)

Bishop Isidoro Sain, O.S.B.Permalink
(1925.04.25 – 1932.01.28)

Born:1869.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:1926
Died:1932.01.28 († 62)

Apostolic Administrator of Rijeka (Croatia) (1922.09.09 – 1925.04.25)

Bishop of Rijeka–Opatija (Croatia) (1925.04.25 – 1932.01.28)

Apostolic Administrators of Rijeka (Roman Rite)

Fr. Isidoro Sain, O.S.B. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1922.09.09 – 1925.04.25)

(see above)

Fr. Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini (剛恆毅) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1920.04.30 – 1921.07.21)

In hoc signo

Born:1876.04.03 (Castion di Zoppola, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1899.12.26
Consecrated Bishop:1921.08.24
Created Cardinal:1953.01.12
Died:1958.10.17 (Roma, Italy † 82)

Apostolic Administrator of Rijeka (Croatia) (1920.04.30 – 1921.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Hierapolis (1921.07.22 – 1922.09.09)

Apostolic Delegate to China (1922.08.12 – 1933.11.03)

Titular Archbishop of Theodosiopolis in Arcadia (1922.09.09 – 1953.01.12)

Founder of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord (1927.01.04)

Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord (1927.01.04 – 1932)

Apostolic Administrator of Harbin 哈爾濱 (China) (1931.05.28 – 1933.11.03)

Secretary of Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith (1935.12.20 – 1953.01.12)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (1953.01.15 – 1958.06.09)

Chancellor of Apostolic Chancery (1954.05.22 – 1958.10.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Damaso (1958.06.09 – 1958.10.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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