Roman Catholic Diocese of Zrenjanin

Diocese of Zrenjanin
Dioecesis Zrenianensis
Епархија Зрењанин

Cathedral od Saint John of Nepomuk
Country Serbia
Ecclesiastical province Belgrade
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Belgrade
Area 9,387 km2 (3,624 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
64,110 (11.6%)
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 February 1923
(As Apostolic Administration of Jugoslavenska Banat)
16 December 1986
(As Diocese of Zrenjanin)
Cathedral Cathedral of St. John of Nepomuk, Zrenjanin
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop László Német
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanislav Hočevar
Emeritus Bishops László Huzsvár

Map of organization of Catholic Church in Serbia

  Belgrade Archbishopric - Green
  Subotica Bishopric - Yellow
  Zrenjanin Bishopric - Beige
  Prizren Bishopric - Violet
  Syrmia Bishopric - Brown
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Zrenjanin (Latin: Dioecesis Zrenjanensis, Serbian: Zrenjaninska biskupija / Зрењанинска бискупија, Hungarian: Nagybecskereki egyházmegye, Croatian: Zrenjaninska biskupija, German: Bistum Zrenjanin) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Serbia. It is subject to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Belgrade. The Diocese is centered in the city of Zrenjanin. László Német currently serves as bishop.


The Diocese of Zrenjanin encompasses the Serbian part of the Banat region, which is mostly situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (the small part of the area administratively belongs to the City of Belgrade).

The diocese's cathedral is the Cathedral of Saint John of Nepomuk in Zrenjanin, which was built in 1868.

The diocese is multi-ethnic and has members primarily from the sizable Hungarian and Croat communities, as well as Bulgarians, Czechs, Slovaks, and Germans.


It was erected as an Apostolic administration for Yugoslav Banat in 1923 and elevated to a diocese in 1986. Until the end of World War II, the largest number of Catholics in the territory of this diocese was of German ethnicity.

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Coordinates: 45°22′50″N 20°23′26″E / 45.3805°N 20.3906°E / 45.3805; 20.3906

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