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Diocese of

Žilina

Slovakia Slovakia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,487 km²

Population: 408,670 Catholics (73.0% of 559,725 total) (2018)

Statistics: 112 parishes, 12 missions, 240 priests (189 diocesan, 51 religious), 4 deacons, 207 lay religious (73 brothers, 134 sisters), 37 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bratislava

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius

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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 (70)Bishop Tomáš Galis (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Žilina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomáš Galis (70)Bishop Tomáš Galis (70)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 2021.10.29

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