Roman Catholic Diocese of Dubrovnik

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dubrovnik (Croatian: Dubrovačka biskupija); or Ragusa (Latin: Dioecesis Ragusiensis) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in southern Croatia.[1][2] The diocese is centred in the city of Dubrovnik. It was first erected in 990. From 1120 to 1828 it was elevated to the status of archdiocese. By papal bull Locum Beati Petri it was degraded at the level of the diocese in 1828.

Diocese of Dubrovnik

Dioecesis Ragusiensis

Dubrovačka biskupija
DubrovnikDSC00158.JPG
Location
Country Croatia
Ecclesiastical provinceSplit-Makarska
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Split-Makarska
Statistics
Area1,368 km2 (528 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
86,896
76,560 (88.1%)
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established990
CathedralCathedral of Assumption, Dubrovnik
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopMarin Barišić
Website
dubrovacka-biskupija.hr

The Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Dubrovnik was built in 1713 after the previous cathedral was destroyed in an earthquake. Current bishop Mate Uzinić is head of the diocese. He was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011.

Dubrovnik's patron saint is Saint Blaise (locally called Sveti Vlaho).

Dubrovnik bishopsEdit

  • Fabriciano (530)
  • Florenzio (?–593 deposed)
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  • Vitale (1074)
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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Diocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 29 February 2016[self-published source]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Diocese of Dubrovnik" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 29 February 2016
  3. ^ "Archbishop Bernard" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016
  4. ^ "Archbishop Maffiolus de Lampugnano" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 27 September 2016
  5. ^ "Giovanni Cardinal Dominici, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  6. ^ "Blessed Cardinal Giovanni Dominici, O.P." GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Giacomo Veneri de Racaneto" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  8. ^ "Archbishop Antonio degli Agli" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  9. ^ "Archbishop Timoteo Maffei, C.R.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Giovanni Venier" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 28 September 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Giuliano Maffei (Matteis), O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 8 August 2016[self-published source]
  12. ^ "Archbishop Aurelio Novarini, O.F.M. Conv." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016[self-published source]
  13. ^ "Archbishop Fabio Tempestivi" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 March 2016[self-published source]

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Coordinates: 42°38′24″N 18°06′39″E / 42.6399°N 18.1107°E / 42.6399; 18.1107