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Roman Catholic Diocese of Debrecen–Nyíregyháza

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Debrecen–Nyíregyháza (Latin: Dioecesis Debrecenensis–Nyiregyhazanus) is a diocese located in the cities of Debrecen and Nyíregyháza in the Ecclesiastical province of Eger in Hungary.

Diocese of Debrecen–Nyíregyháza

Dioecesis Debrecenensis–Nyiregyhazanus

Debrecen-Nyíregyházi egyházmegye
Cathedral in Nyiregyhaza.jpg
Co-Cathedral of Nyíregyháza
Location
Country Hungary
Ecclesiastical provinceEger
MetropolitanEger
Statistics
Area11,300 km2 (4,400 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
1,137,000
250,000 (22%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of St Anne in Debrecen
Co-cathedralCo-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Hungarians in Nyíregyháza
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopFerenc Palanki
Metropolitan ArchbishopCsaba Ternyák
Map
Map of the Diocese
Map of the Diocese
Website
Website

HistoryEdit

  • 31 May 1993: Established as Diocese of Debrecen – Nyíregyháza from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger and Diocese of Szeged–Csanád

LeadershipEdit

  • Bishops of Debrecen–Nyíregyháza (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Nándor Bosák (31 May 1993 – 21 September 2015)
    • Bishop Ferenc Palánki (21 September 2015 – present)

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

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Coordinates: 47°31′36″N 21°37′46″E / 47.5267°N 21.6294°E / 47.5267; 21.6294