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Diocese of Chişinău

Dioecesis Chisinauensis

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  • Anton Coşa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 27 October 2001
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Moldova, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 33,000 (12,746 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Str. Mitropolit Dosoftei 85, Chisinau 2012, Moldova
  • Telephone: (022)223.470
  • Fax: 225.210

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Apostolic Administration of Moldova
28 October 1993ErectedApostolic Administration of Caucasus (suppressed)
Diocese of Iaşi
Apostolic Administration of Odessa (suppressed)
Apostolic Administration of Russia (Armenian) (suppressed)
Diocese of Tiraspol
Apostolic Administration of Tiflis and Georgia (suppressed)
Apostolic Administration of Volga (suppressed)
Apostolic Administration of Moldova (erected)
Diocese of Chişinău
27 October 2001ElevatedApostolic Administration of Moldova Diocese of Chişinău


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Moldova
Diocese of Chişinău

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

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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