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Archdiocese of Izmir (Smirne)

Archidioecesis Smyrnensis



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Bishop(s)

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

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 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; 420.08.42
  • Fax: 484.53.58

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 March 1818ErectedArchdiocese of Izmir (Smirne) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19501,700205,830.8%310131308ap1951
19692,8501515190171710ap1971
19801,9091010190131210ap1981
19901,30288162141210ap1991
19991,30018914411107ap2000
20011,3502791501087ap2002
20021,300881621177ap2003
20031,3501891501177ap2004
20041,35011111221487ap2005
20061,950112131501191210ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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