Slovak Catholic Eparchy of Košice
The Eparchy of Košice is an eparchy of the Slovak Greek Catholic Church which covers the territory of the Košice Region in Slovakia. The eparchy is suffragan to the metropolitan Archeparchy of Prešov. It was established on 30 January 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI on the basis of the Apostolic Exarchate created previously (on 21 February 1997) by his predecessor John Paul II.
Eparchy of Košice
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- Catholics (including non-members)
|(as of 2013)|
|Denomination||Slovak Greek Catholic Church|
|Sui iuris church||Slovak Greek Catholic Church|
|Established||30 January 2008 (21 February 1997 - Exarchate)|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Nativity of the Mother of God in Košice|
|Patron saint||Saints Cyril and Methodius|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Ján Babjak|
|Apostolic Administrator||Cyril Vasiľ|
|Website of the Diocese|
- Established on 27 January 1997 as Apostolic Exarchate of Košice, on territory split off from the Slovak Catholic Eparchy of Prešov.
- Elevated on 30 January 2008 to Slovak Catholic Eparchy of Košice.
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- (in Slovak) Official website (in Slovak)
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