Catholic Church in Hungary
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Hungarian Catholics, like elsewhere, are part of the worldwide Catholic Church under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.
|Catholic Church in Hungary|
|Orientation||Latin and Eastern Catholic|
|Leader||Cardinal Péter Erdő|
Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest
The Primate of Hungary
|Founder||Stephen I of Hungary|
According to a 2019 survey by Eurobarometer, 62% of Hungarians consider themselves Catholics. The Latin Church in the country is divided into 12 dioceses, including 4 archdioceses. In addition, there is a Latin territorial abbey and a separate sui juris particular Church for those who adhere to the Byzantine Rite known as the Hungarian Greek Catholic Church.
- Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest with its suffragan dioceses:
- Archdiocese of Kalocsa-Kecskemét with its suffragan dioceses:
- Archdiocese of Eger with its suffragan dioceses:
- Archdiocese of Veszprém with its suffragan dioceses:
Under the immediate jurisdiction of the Holy See in Rome are:
- the territorial abbey of Pannonhalma
Hungarian Greek Catholic hierarchyEdit
- Archeparchy of Hajdúdorog with its suffragan eparchies:
- ^ Special Eurobarometer 493, European Union: European Commission, September 2019, pages 229-230 Retrieved 17 January 2020. The question asked was "Do you consider yourself to be...?" With a card showing: Catholic, Orthodox Christian, Protestant, Other Christian, Jewish, Muslim - Shia, Muslim - Sunni, Other Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Hindu, Atheist, Non believer/Agnostic and Other. Also space was given for Refusal (SPONTANEOUS) and Don't Know. Jewish, Sikh, Buddhist and Hindu did not reach the 1% threshold.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Hungary". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- Homepage of the Catholic Church in Hungary (mostly in Hungarian)
- Homepage of Fr. Damian Hungs (in German)