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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Eger

The Archdiocese of Eger (Latin: Archidioecesis Agriensis) is an archdiocese in Northern Hungary, its centre is the city of Eger.

Diocese of Eger

Archidioecesis Agriensis

Egri főegyházmegye
Eger Cathedral.jpg
Egar Cathedral Basilcia
Location
Country Hungary
Ecclesiastical provinceEger
Statistics
Area11,500 km2 (4,400 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
1,260,000
685,000 (54.4%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral Basilica of St John the Evangelist, St Michael and the Immaculate Conception in Eger
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopCsaba Ternyák
Auxiliary BishopsFerenc Palanki
Bishops emeritusIstván Katona Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
Map
Map of the Archdiocese
Map of the Archdiocese
Website
Website

HistoryEdit

  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Eger
  • August 9, 1804: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger
 
Szent János apostol és evangélista, Szent Mihály főangyal, Szeplőtelen Fogantatás főszékesegyház bazilika
(Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apstole and Evangelist, St. Michael and the Immaculate Conception)

OrdinariesEdit

Archbishops of EgerEdit

  • Csaba Ternyák (2007-present)
  • István Seregély (1987-2007)
  • László Kádár, O. Cist. (1978-1986)
  • József Bánk (1974-1978)
  • Pál Brezanóczy (1969-1972)
  • Gyula Czapik (1943-1956)
  • Lajos Szmrecsányi (1912-1943)
  • József Samassa (1873-1912)
  • Béla Bartakovics (1850-?)
  • Ladislaus Pyrker, O.Cist. (1827-1847)
  • István Fisher (1807-1822)
  • Ferenc Fuchs (1804-?)

Bishops of EgerEdit

Suffragan diocesesEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 47°53′57″N 20°22′24″E / 47.8993°N 20.3732°E / 47.8993; 20.3732