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Apostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian)

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Bishop(s)

  • Christo Proykov, Apostolic Exarch

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1926ErectedApostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19698,500,000.0%8802120ap1981
198815,00012820750164018ap1991
199915,00061016937103920ap2000
200015,000510151,000104020ap2001
200115,00051217882144020ap2002
200215,00051318833154010ap2003
200310,00051419526144010ap2004
200410,00061521476154021ap2005
200910,00051621476203821ap2010
201310,00041620500183713ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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