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Archdiocese of Tiranė-Durrės

Archidioecesis Tiranensis-Dyrracenus



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Bishop(s)

  • Rrok Kola Mirdita, Archbishop
  • George Anthony Frendo, O.P., Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 25 January 2005
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Albania
  • Square Kilometers: 2,263 (874 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Arqipeshkvia, Bulevardi Zhan d'Ark, Tirane, Shqiperia
  • Telephone: (4)2232.082
  • Fax: 2230.727

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archdiocese of Durrės (Durazzo)
13th CenturyErectedArchdiocese of Durrės (Durazzo) (erected)
Archdiocese of Durrės-Tiranė
23 December 1992UnitedArchdiocese of Durrės (Durazzo) Archdiocese of Durrės-Tiranė
7 December 1996Territory LostArchdiocese of Durrės-Tiranė
Territorial Abbey of Shėn Llezhri i Oroshit (Orosh) (suppressed)
Diocese of Rrėshen (erected)
Archdiocese of Tiranė-Durrės
25 January 2005Name ChangedArchdiocese of Durrės-Tiranė Archdiocese of Tiranė-Durrės ((also became a Metropolitan))

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Durrės (Durazzo)
195028,8771315281,03120ap1951
Archdiocese of Durrės-Tiranė
199962,000892,0007.0%822302,066258719ap2000
200067,429897,4297.5%826341,9833010318ap2001
2001114,3001,000,00011.4%926353,2653010618ap2002
200296,6451,000,0009.7%1126372,6123110818ap2003
2003119,6141,200,00010.0%1123343,5182710721ap2004
2004105,4001,200,0008.8%228303,5133312321ap2005
Archdiocese of Tiranė-Durrės
2010130,3801,205,00010.8%930393,3433511819ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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