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Apostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian)

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Bishop(s)

  • Christo Proykov, Apostolic Exarch

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Apostolic Exarchate
  • Erected: 1926
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Bulgarian Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kae-bg.org/
  • Mailing Address: ul. Liulin Planina 5, 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Telephone: (02)953.04.06
  • Fax: 952.61.86

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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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