Archbishop of Albania

Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania or simply Archbishop of Albania (Albanian: Kryepeshkopi i Tiranës, Durrësit dhe gjithë Shqipërisë) is the primate of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania.He is also head of the Holy Synod.

Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and all Albania of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania
Bishopric
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Incumbent:
Anastasios of Albania
2 August 1992
StyleHis Beatitude
Information
First holderPaul the Apostle/Bessarion
Established17 September 1922
CathedralResurrection Cathedral, Tirana, Albania
Website
www.orthodoxalbania.org
Styles of
The Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and all Albania
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Reference styleHis Beatitude
Spoken styleYour Beatitude
Religious styleArchbishop
Posthumous styleN/A

The first Archbishop was Visarion Xhuvani. The current Archbishop is Anastasios of Albania.

List of archbishops of AlbaniaEdit

No. Name
Term served
Unrecognised autocephaly (1929–1937)
1 Visarion Xhuvani 20 February 1929 26 May 1936
Recognised autocephaly (1937–1967)
2 Kristofor Kisi 12 April 1937 25 August 1949
3 Paisi Vodica 25 August 1949 4 March 1966
4 Damian Kokoneshi April 1966 8 October 1973
Vacant during Communist Era (1973–1992)
5 Anastas Janullatos 2 August 1992 Incumbent

SourcesEdit

  • Orthodox Church of Albania
  • rulers.org (It reports: "© 1995-2005 B. Schemmel. Data from this site may be queried and copied on a not-for-profit basis only if the source is accurately credited. All rights are reserved for profit-seeking purposes.")