Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cephalonia

The Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cefalonia (Latin: Archdioecesis Corcyrensis, Zacynthiensis et Cephaloniensis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or archdiocese of the Catholic Church comprising the Ionian islands of Corfu, Zakynthos and Cephalonia in western Greece.[1][2]

Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cephalonia

Archidioecesis Corcyrensis, Zacynthiensis, et Cephaloniensis

Αρχιεπισκοπή Κερκύρας, Ζακύνθου, και Κεφαλληνίας
Corfu Catholic Cathedral R01.jpg
Coat of arms of Georgios Altouvas.svg
Coat of arms of Bishop Georgios Altouvas
Location
CountryGreece
Statistics
Area12,000 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
120,000
3,800 (0.32%)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralCathedral of Saint James and Saint Christopher
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGeorgios Altouvas
Website
catholic-church-corfu.org

HistoryEdit

  • 1310: Established as Diocese of Corfù
  • June 3, 1919: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corfu – Zakynthos – Cephalonia

LeadershipEdit

Archbishops of Corfu, Zakynthos and Cephalonia
Bishops of Corfu

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

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