Ruthenian Diocese of

Mukacheve

Ukraine Ukraine

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Ruthenian (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mukacheve / Mukačeve / Munkacsien(sis) (Latin)

Subject to the Metropolian

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.07.20 – ...):Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)

Titular Bishop of Flenucleta

Auxiliary Bishop (2012.11.19 – ...):Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)

Titular Bishop of Flenucleta

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mukacheve (Ruthenian Rite)

Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (50)
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.07.20 – ...)

Bishop Milan Šášik, C.M.
(2010.03.17 – 2020.07.14)

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Born:1952.09.17 (Lehota, Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.06
Died:2020.07.14 (Uzhorod, Ukraine † 67)

Titular Bishop of Bononia (2002.11.12 – 2010.03.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (2002.11.12 – 2010.03.17)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (2010.03.17 – 2020.07.14)

Bishop Milan Šášik, C.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 2002.11.12 – 2010.03.17)

Bishop Ivan Semedi
(1983.05.26 – 2002.11.12)

Born:1921.06.26 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.24
Died:2008.12.06 († 87)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1978.08.24 – 1983.05.26)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) ([1983.05.26] 1983.05.26 – 2002.11.12)

Bishop Olexandr Chira
(1947 – 1983.05.26)

Born:1897.01.17 (Ukraine)
Consecrated Bishop:1944
Died:1983.05.26 († 86)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1944 – 1947)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1947 – 1983.05.26)

Blessed Bishop Teodor Jurij Romża (Теодор Ю́рій Ро́мжа / Romzsa Tódor)
(Apostolic Administrator 1944.09.08 – 1947.11.01)

Bishop Miklós Dudás, O.S.B.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1944 – 1946)

Bishop Olexander Stojka
(1932.05.03 – 1943.05.31)

Born:1890.10.16 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1916.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1932.07.12
Died:1943.05.31 († 52)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1932.05.03 – 1943.05.31)

Bishop Péter Gebé
(1924.07.16 – 1931.04.26)

Born:1864.07.20 (Ukraine)
Died:1931.04.26 († 66)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1924.07.16 – 1931.04.26)

Bishop Antal Papp (later Archbishop)
(1912.06.02 – 1924.07.14)

Born:1867.11.07 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1893
Consecrated Bishop:1912.10.14
Died:1945.12.24 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Lyrba (1912.04.29 – 1912.06.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1912.04.29 – 1912.06.02)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1912.06.02 – 1924.07.14)

Titular Archbishop of Cyzicus (1924.07.14 – 1945.12.24)

Apostolic Exarch of Miskolc of the Hungarians (Hungary) (1924.07.14 – 1945.12.24)

Bishop Giulio Firczak
(1891.12.17 – 1912.06.02)

Born:1836.08.22 (Ukraine)
Died:1912.06.02 († 75)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1891.12.17 – 1912.06.02)

Bishop Iwan Pasztelyi
(1875.03.12 – 1891)

Born:1826.05.10

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1875.03.12 – 1891)

Bishop István Pankovics
(1867.02.22 – 1874)

Born:1820.10.29

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1867.02.22 – 1874)

Bishop Vazul Popovics
(1837 – 1864)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1837 – 1864)

Bishop Oleksij Povčij (Alexis Potsy)
(1817.07.28 – 1831.07.11)

Born:1754.03.17
Ordained Priest:1789
Consecrated Bishop:1817.11.06
Died:1831.07.11 († 77)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1817.07.28 – 1831.07.11)

Bishop András Bacsinszky
(1773.03.08 – 1809.11.19)

Born:1732.11
Ordained Priest:1756
Consecrated Bishop:1773.06.06
Died:1809.11.19 († 77)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) ([1772.08.05] 1773.03.08 – 1809.11.19)

Bishop János Bradács, O.S.B.M.
(1771.09.19 – 1772.07.04)

Born:1732.02
Ordained Priest:1755.09.30
Consecrated Bishop:1768.04.20
Died:1772.07.04 († 40)

Titular Bishop of Rhosus (1768.01.27 – 1771.09.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1768.01.27 – 1771.09.19)

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1771.09.19 – 1772.07.04)

Vicars Apostolic of Mukacheve (Ruthenian Rite)

Bishop János Bradács, O.S.B.M.
(1768.01.27 – 1771.09.19)

(see above)

Bishop Mihály Mánuel Olsavszky, O.S.B.M.
(1743.09.06 – 1767.11.05)

Born:1697
Ordained Priest:1725
Consecrated Bishop:1743.12.09
Died:1767.11.05 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Rhosus (1743.09.05 – 1767.11.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) ([1743.03.12] 1743.09.06 – 1767.11.05)

Bishop György Gábor Blazsovszky, O.S.B.M.
(1738.09.11 – 1742.12.20)

Ordained Priest:1729
Consecrated Bishop:1738.12.22
Died:1742.12.20

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) ([1738.01.14] 1738.09.11 – 1742.12.20)

Titular Bishop of Agnus (1738.09.12 – 1742.12.20)

Bishop Simon István Olsavszky
(1735.05.18 – 1737.12.24)

Born:1695
Ordained Priest:1719
Died:1737.12.24 († 41)

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) ([1733.08.26] 1735.05.18 – 1737.12.24)

Titular Bishop of Pella (1735.05.20 – 1737.12.24)

Bishop György Bizánczy
(1716.02.05 – 1733.07.22)

Ordained Priest:1701
Consecrated Bishop:1716.12.21
Died:1733.07.22

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1716.02.05 – 1733.07.22)

Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis (1716.04.03 – 1733.07.22)

Bishop Polycarpus Philippovich, O.S.B.M.
(1710.07.11 – ?)

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1710.07.11 – ?)

Titular Bishop of Bodona (1710.07.21 – ?)

Bishop János József de Camillis, O.S.B.M.
(1689.11.05 – 1706.08.22)

Born:1641.12.07 (Greece)
Consecrated Bishop:1690
Died:1706.08.22 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Sebaste (1689.11.05 – 1706.08.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine) (1689.11.05 – 1706.08.22)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Nyíregyháza (↙), Košice (←), Prešov (↖), Przemyśl (↑), Sambir–Drohobych (↗), Ivano-Frankivsk (→), Kolomyia (→), Maramureş (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 12,777 km²

Population: 314,560 Catholics (25.3% of 1,243,400 total)

Pastoral Centres: 465 parishes

Personnel: 330 priests (300 diocesan, 30 religious), 6 deacons, 83 religious (45 brothers, 38 sisters), 90 seminarians

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