Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës

Roman Catholic Diocese of Sapë Apostolic Administration of Southern Albania Roman Catholic Diocese of Rrëshen
Archdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës

Archidioecesis Tiranensis-Dyrracena

Kryedioqeza e Tiranë-Durrës
Coat of arms of George Anthony Frendo
Coat of arms
Location
CountryAlbania
Ecclesiastical provinceTiranë-Durrës
Statistics
Area2,263 km2 (874 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
1,206,000
530,640 (44%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established13th century
CathedralCathedral of St. Paul in Tirana
Co-cathedralSt.Lucia Co-cathedral Durrës
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopGeorge Anthony Frendo
Auxiliary BishopsArjan Dodaj

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës (Latin: Archidioecesis Tiranensis-Dyrracena) is a Latin Metropolitan archdiocese in Albania.[1][2]

Its cathedral episcopal see is Katedrale e Shën Palit, in the city of Tiranë, where also stands the former Cathedral: Kisha e Zemrës së Shenjtë të Jezusit Kisha e Zemrës së Shenjtë të Jezusit.

History

Province

Its ecclesiastical province includes the Metropolitan's own Archdiocese and the following Suffragan sees :

Episcopal ordinaries

(all Roman Rite)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Durrës
Exempt Archbishops of Durrës
Archbishop of Durrës–Tiranë
Metropolitan Archbishops of Tiranë-Durrës

See also

References

  1. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tiranë–Durrës" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved December 4, 2015
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Acta Apostolicae Sedis, 32 (1940), p. 139-140.