Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul

The Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Istanbulensis) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate based in the city of Istanbul in Turkey.[1][2] Its territory is the northwestern region of the country. The current Vicar Apostolic is vacant.

Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul

Vicariatus Apostolicus Istanbulensis

İstanbul Havarisel Vekilliği
Location
CountryTurkey
MetropolitanHoly See
Statistics
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
15,650 (as of 2013: 20 Byzantine Rite Catholics)
Parishes13
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of the Holy Spirit
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Apostolic vicarMassimiliano Palinuro
Apostolic AdministratorLorenzo Piretto
Map
Apostolicus Vicariatus Istanbulensis.svg

HistoryEdit

  • April 15, 1742: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Constantinople
  • November 30, 1990: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul

Special churchesEdit

LeadershipEdit

Apostolic Vicariate of ConstantinopleEdit

Erected: 15 April 1742
Latin Name: Constantinopolitanus

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  • Vincenzo Sardi di Rivisondoli (10 Apr 1908 – 10 Jun 1914 Resigned)

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  • Gauthier Pierre Georges Antoine Dubois, O.F.M. Cap. (15 Nov 1974 – 29 May 1989 Died)
  • Antuvan Marovitch (29 May 1989 – 15 Dec 1991 Died)

Apostolic Vicariate of IstanbulEdit

Name Changed: 30 November 1990

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Istanbul" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Istanbul" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016