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Prefecture Apostolic of Azerbaijan

Apostolica Praefectura Azerbaigianiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vladimír Fekete, S.D.B., Prefect
  • Ján Čapla, S.D.B., Superior Emeritus
  • Jozef Daniel Pravda, S.D.B., Superior Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Prefecture Apostolic
  • Elevated: 4 August 2011
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Azerbaijan
  • Square Kilometers: 86,600 (33,449 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Teimur Aliyev st. 69/b/1, 1069, Baku, Azerbaigian
  • Telephone: (012)562.2255
  • Fax: 436.0943

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Baku
11 October 2000ErectedApostolic Administration of Caucaso Mission "Sui Iuris" of Baku (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Azerbaijan
4 August 2011ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Baku Prefecture Apostolic of Azerbaijan

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Baku
200015033501ap2001
20011207,558,000.0%226031ap2002
20022007,558,000.0%2210031ap2003
20032507,558,000.0%2212531ap2004
20104989,000,000.0%5599751ap2011
Prefecture Apostolic of Azerbaijan

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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