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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cephalonia

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cefalonia (Latin: Archdioecesis Corcyrensis, Zacynthiensis et Cephaloniensis) is an archdiocese 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
Cathedral of St James and St Christopher in Corfu
Location
Country Greece
Statistics
Area12,000 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
120,000
3,800 (0.32%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of Saint James and Saint Christopher in Corfu
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopYannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap.
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

Contents

HistoryEdit

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

LeadershipEdit

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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