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Archdiocese of Izmir (Smirne)

Archidioecesis Smyrnensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Lorenzo Piretto, O.P., Archbishop
  • Giuseppe Germano Bernardini, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop Emeritus
  • Ruggero Franceschini, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 18 March 1818
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Turkey
  • Mailing Address: Necati Bey Bulvari 2, P.K. 267, 35210 Izmir, Turkiye
  • Telephone: (0232)484.05.31
  • Fax: 484.53.58

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Smirne
1625ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Smirne (erected)
Archdiocese of Izmir (Smirne)
18 March 1818ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Smirne Archdiocese of Izmir (Smirne)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Izmir (Smirne)
19501,700205,830.8%310131308ap1951
19692,8501515190171710ap1971
19801,9091010190131210ap1981
19901,30288162141210ap1991
19991,30018914411107ap2000
20011,3502791501087ap2002
20021,300881621177ap2003
20031,3501891501177ap2004
20041,35011111221487ap2005
20061,950112131501191210ap2007
201315,0007101788212711ap2014
201614,00058131,07612910ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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