Roman Catholic Diocese of Chișinău
|Diocese of Chişinău|
|Metropolitan||Immediately Subject to the Holy See|
|Area||33,000 km2 (13,000 sq mi)|
(as of 2013)|
28 October 1993|
(As Apostolic Administration of Moldova)
27 October 2001
(As Diocese of Chişinău)
|Cathedral||Cathedral of Divine Providence in Chişinău|
|Website of the Diocese|
On 28 October 1993, it was established as Apostolic Administration of Moldova (a missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction), on territories split off from the dioceses of Iaşi (in Romania) and Tiraspol (later suppressed).
On 27 October 2001, it was promoted and renamed after its see (the national capital) as Diocese of Chişinău, to which the apostolic administrator was appointed as first residential bishop.
The Cathedral of Chişinău is dedicated to the Divine providence.
(all Roman Rite)
- Apostolic administrator of Moldova (1993-2001)
- October 28, 1993 - October 27, 2001 : Anton Coşa, Titular Bishop of Pesto (see) (1999.10.30 – 2001.10.27)
- Exempt Bishop of Chisinau (2001-)
- since October 27, 2001 : Anton Coşa
- (English) Cathedral of Divine Providence
Sources and External links
- Official website
- (English) Diocese of Chişinău on www.catholic-hierarchy.org
- (English) Diocese of Chişinău on www.gcatholic.org, with incumbent biography links