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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Eger

Diocese of Eger
Archidioecesis Agriensis
Egri főegyházmegye
Egar Cathedral Basilcia
Country Hungary
Ecclesiastical province Eger
Area 11,500 km2 (4,400 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
685,000 (54.4%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of St John the Evangelist, St Michael and the Immaculate Conception in Eger
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Csaba Ternyák
Auxiliary Bishops Ferenc Palanki
Emeritus Bishops István Seregély Archbishop Emeritus
István Katona Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
Map of the Archdiocese
Map of the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Eger (Latin: Archidioecesis Agriensis) is an archdiocese in Northern Hungary, its centre is the city of Eger.


  • History 1
  • Leadership 2
  • Suffragan dioceses 3
  • See also 4
  • Sources 5


  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Eger
  • August 9, 1804: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger
Szent János apostol és evangélista, Szent Mihály főangyal, Szeplőtelen Fogantatás főszékesegyház bazilika
(Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apstole and Evangelist, St. Michael and the Immaculate Conception)


Suffragan dioceses

See also


  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese Website (Hungarian)
  • Diocese Website

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