Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Ljubljana

Slovenia Slovenia

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese, Primatial See of Slovenia

Name: Ljubljana / Lubiana (Italiano) / Labacen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Koper, Novo Mesto

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius (July 5)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 8

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Ciril-Metodov trg 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.10.04 – ...):Archbishop Stanislav Zore, O.F.M. (65)Archbishop Stanislav Zore, O.F.M. (65)
Auxiliary Bishop (2005.11.15 – ...):Bishop Anton Jamnik (62)Bishop Anton Jamnik (62)

Titular Bishop of Vina

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.02.07 – ...):Bishop Franc Šuštar (64)Bishop Franc Šuštar (64)

Titular Bishop of Ressiana

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Ljubljana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Stanislav Zore, O.F.M. (65)Archbishop Stanislav Zore, O.F.M. (65)
(2014.10.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Veselite se v Gospodu

Born:1958.09.07 (Sel pri Kamniku, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2014.11.23

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (2014.10.04 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (2017.03.13 [2017.03.26] – 2022.03.24)

Bishop Andrej Glavan (80)Bishop Andrej Glavan (80)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.07.31 – 2014.10.04)

Archbishop Anton Stres, C.M. (81)Archbishop Anton Stres, C.M. (81)
(2009.11.28 – 2013.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
former President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia

Vse zaradi evangelija / Omnia propter evangelium

Born:1942.12.15 (Donacka Gora, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1968.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.24

Titular Bishop of Ptuj (2000.05.13 – 2006.04.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2000.05.13 – 2006.04.07)

Bishop of Celje (Slovenia) (2006.04.07 – 2009.01.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Maribor (Slovenia) (2009.01.31 – 2009.11.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Celje (Slovenia) (2009.01.31 – 2010.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (2009.11.28 – 2013.07.31)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (2010.02 – 2013.07.31)

Archbishop Alojz Uran
(2004.10.25 – 2009.11.28)

Da, Oče

Born:1945.01.22 (Spodnje Gameljne, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.06
Died:2020.04.11 (Ljubljana, Slovenia † 75)

Titular Bishop of Abula (1992.12.16 – 2004.10.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1992.12.16 – 2004.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (2004.10.25 – 2009.11.28)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (2007.03.16 – 2009.11.28)

Cardinal Franc Rode, C.M. (89)Archbishop Franc Rode, C.M. (89) (later Cardinal)
(1997.03.05 – 2004.02.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella pro hac vice Title
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Stati inu obstati

Born:1934.09.23 (Rodica, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.06
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Undersecretary of Secretariat for Non-Believers (1982 – 1987)

Secretary of Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers (1987 – 1993)

Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture (1993 – 1997.03.05)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (1997 – 2004)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1997.03.05 – 2004.02.11)

Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life (2004.02.11 – 2011.01.04)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella (2006.03.24 [2006.05.13] – 2016.06.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella pro hac vice Title (2016.06.20 – ...)

Archbishop Alojzij Šuštar
(1980.02.23 – 1997.03.05)

Facere voluntatem Dei

Born:1920.11.14 (Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1946.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.13
Died:2007.06.29 († 86)

General Secretary of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (1971 – 1977)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1980.02.23 – 1997.03.05)

Vice-President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (1983 – 1993)

President of Episcopal Conference of Slovenia (1993 – 1997)

Archbishop Jožef Pogačnik
(1968.11.22 – 1980.02.23)

Born:1902.09.28
Ordained Priest:1927.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1963.04.07
Died:1980.03.25 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Irenopolis in Isauria (1963.02.28 – 1964.03.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1963.02.28 – 1964.03.02)

Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1964.03.02 – 1968.11.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1968.11.22 – 1980.02.23)

Archbishops of Ljubljana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jožef Pogačnik
(1964.03.02 – 1968.11.22)

(see above)

Archbishop Anton Vovk
(1961.12.21 – 1963.07.06)

In Domino confido

Born:1900.05.19
Ordained Priest:1923.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1946.12.01
Died:1963.07.06 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Cardicium (1946.09.15 – 1959.11.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1946.09.15 – 1959.11.26)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1959.11.26 – 1961.12.21)

Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1961.12.21 – 1963.07.06)

Bishops of Ljubljana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anton Vovk (later Archbishop)
(1959.11.26 – 1961.12.21)

(see above)

Bishop Gregorij Rožman
(1930.05.17 – 1959.11.16)

Born:1883.03.09
Ordained Priest:1907.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1929.07.14
Died:1959.11.16 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Semta (1929.03.17 – 1930.05.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1929.03.17 – 1930.05.17)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1930.05.17 – 1959.11.16)

Bishop Anton Bonaventura Jeglič (later Archbishop)
(1898.03.24 – 1930.05.17)

Born:1850.05.29
Died:1937.07.10 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Siunia (1897.07.14 – 1898.03.24)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1898.03.24 – 1930.05.17)

Titular Archbishop of Garella (1930.05.17 – 1937.07.10)

Bishop Jakob Missia (later Cardinal)
(1884.11.10 – 1898.03.24)

Born:1838.06.30 (Mota, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1863.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1884.12.07
Created Cardinal:1899.06.19
Died:1902.03.23 (Mota, Slovenia † 63)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1884.11.10 – 1898.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gorizia e Gradisca (Italy) (1898.03.24 – 1902.03.23)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Stefano al Monte Celio (1899.12.14 – 1902.03.23)

Bishop Janez Zlatoust Pogačar
(1875 – 1884)

Born:1811
Died:1884 († 73)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1875 – 1884)

Bishop Jernej Vidmar
(1860.03.23 – 1872)

Born:1802.08.11
Died:1883 († 81)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1860.03.23 – 1872)

Archbishop Augustin Johann Joseph Gruber (Avguštin)
(1816.07.22 – 1823.11.17)

Born:1763.06.23 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1788.11.09
Consecrated Bishop:1816.09.08
Died:1835.06.28 († 72)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1815.06.26] 1816.07.22 – 1823.11.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salzburg (Austria) ([1823.02.16] 1823.11.17 – 1835.06.28)

Bishop Anton Kavčič, S.J.
(1807.07.15 – 1814.03.17)

Born:1743.12.08
Ordained Priest:1773.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1805.11.03
Died:1814.03.17 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Zela (1805.09.23 – 1807.07.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wien (Austria) (1805.09.23 – 1807.07.15)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1807.07.15 – 1814.03.17)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Ljubljana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michel Leopold Brigido von Marenfels und Bresoviz
(1788.04.07 – 1807.03.23)

Born:1742.02.09
Ordained Priest:1765.01.13
Consecrated Bishop:1788.04.27
Died:1816.06.23 († 74)

Bishop of Spiš (Slovakia) (1787.08.21 – 1788.04.07 not possessed)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1788.04.07 – 1807.03.23)

Archbishop-Bishop of Spiš (Slovakia) (1807.03.23 – 1816.06.23)

Bishops of Ljubljana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Karel Janez grof Herberstein
(1772.11.28 – 1787.10.07)

Born:1719.07.07 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1743.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1770
Died:1787.10.07 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Myndus (1769.11.20 – 1772.11.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1769.11.20 – 1772.11.28)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1772.11.28 – 1787.10.07)

Bishop Leopold Jožef grof Petazzi
(1760.12.15 – 1772.11.22)

Born:1703.07.18 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1726.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1741.01.08
Died:1772.11.22 († 69)

Bishop of Trieste (Italy) ([1740.08.27] 1740.09.30 – 1760.12.15)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1760.09.22] 1760.12.15 – 1772.11.22)

Bishop Ernest Amadej Attems
(1742.12.17 – 1757.12.05)

Born:1694.12.21 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1724.12.17
Died:1757.12.05 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Dragobitia (1735.12.02 – 1742.12.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Passau (Germany) (1735.12.02 – 1742.12.17)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1742.10.06] 1742.12.17 – 1757.12.05)

Bishop Žiga Feliks Schrattenbach
(1728.01.26 – 1742.06.12)

Born:1679.01.10 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1703.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1728.03.17
Died:1742.06.12 († 63)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1727.07.14] 1728.01.26 – 1742.06.12)

Bishop Viljem grof Leslie
(1718.04.06 – 1727.04.04)

Born:1650
Ordained Priest:1681.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1712.03.06
Died:1727.04.04 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Abdera (1711.12.18 – 1716.10.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trieste (Italy) (1711.12.18 – 1716.10.05)

Bishop of Vác (Hungary) ([1716.04.06] 1716.10.05 – 1718.04.06)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1718.01.05] 1718.04.06 – 1727.04.04)

Bishop Franz Karl Kaunitz
(1711.06.01 – 1717.09.25)

Born:1676.11.02 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1704.11.16
Consecrated Bishop:1711.09.10
Died:1717.09.25 († 40)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1710.04.12] 1711.06.01 – 1717.09.25)

Archbishop Franz Ferdinand Reichsgraf von Kuenburg
(1701.07.18 – 1711.05.11)

Born:1651.02.05
Ordained Priest:1689.04.09
Died:1731.08.07 († 80)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1701.07.18 – 1711.05.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) ([1711.04.10] 1711.05.11 – 1731.08.07)

Bishop Žiga Krištof Herberstein
(1683.12.06 – 1701.07.18)

Born:1644.02.13 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1667.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1684.05.01
Died:1716.07.20 († 72)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1683.04.21] 1683.12.06 – 1701.07.18)

Bishop Jožef Rabatta
(1664.06.23 – 1683.02.28)

Born:1620
Ordained Priest:1664
Consecrated Bishop:1664.11.11
Died:1683.02.28 († 62)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1664.04.16] 1664.06.23 – 1683.02.28)

Bishop Otto Friedrich Graf von Puchheim
(1641.04.15 – 1664.04.03)

Born:1604.04.03 (Austria)
Consecrated Bishop:1641.04.21
Died:1664.04.03 († 60)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1641.04.15 – 1664.04.03)

Bishop Rinaldo Scarlichi
(1630.11.13 – 1640.12.07)

Born:1582
Died:1640.12.07 († 57)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1630.04.19] 1630.11.13 – 1640.12.07)

Bishop Rinaldo Scarlicchio
(1630 – 1640)

Died:1640

Bishop of Trieste (Italy) (1621 – 1630)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1630 – 1640)

Bishop Tomaž Hren
(1599.03.29 – 1630)

Born:1560
Died:1630 († 70)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1599.03.29 – 1630)

Bishop Janez Tavčar
(1580.05.20 – 1597.08.24)

Born:1544
Died:1597.08.24 († 52)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1580.03] 1580.05.20 – 1597.08.24)

Bishop Baltazar Radlič
(1579.05.15 – 1579.05.15)

Born:1533
Died:1579.05.15 († 45)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) ([1578] 1579.05.15 – 1579.05.15)

Bishop Konrad Glušič
(1571.12.17 – 1578)

Born:1527
Died:1578 († 51)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1571.12.17 – 1578)

Bishop Peter Seebach
(1558 – 1568.12.25)

Born:1500
Died:1568.12.25 († 67)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1558 – 1568.12.25)

Bishop Urban Textor
(1543.12.19 – 1558)

Born:1491
Died:1558 († 67)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1543.12.19 – 1558)

Bishop Franc Kazianer Katzenstein
(1536 – 1543.09)

Born:1488
Consecrated Bishop:1538.03.31
Died:1543.09 († 54)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1536 – 1543.09)

Bishop Krištof Ravbar
(1494.02.28 – 1536)

Born:1476
Died:1536 († 60)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1494.02.28 – 1536)

Bishop Sigmund Lamberg
(1463.06.06 – 1488.06.08)

Born:1420
Died:1488.06.08 († 67)

Bishop of Ljubljana (Slovenia) (1463.06.06 – 1488.06.08)

Bishops of Emona (Roman Rite)

Saint Bishop Maximus
(? – 396)

Died:396

Bishop of Emona (Slovenia) (? – 396)

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Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (232)

Koper (↙), Udine (←), Gurk (↑), Celje (→), Novo Mesto (↘), Rijeka (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 5,608 km²

Population: 540,922 Catholics (66.3% of 816,225 total)

Pastoral Centres: 222 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 385 priests (251 diocesan, 134 religious), 20 deacons, 430 religious (156 brothers, 274 sisters), 10 seminarians

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