Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg (Latin: Archidioecesis Salisburgensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Austria. The archdiocese is one of two Austrian archdioceses, serving alongside the Archdiocese of Vienna.

Archdiocese of Salzburg

Archidioecesis Salisburgensis

Erzdiözese Salzburg
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Coat of arms of the Archdiocese of Salzburg
Coat of arms
Location
CountryAustria
TerritorySalzburg, Tyrol
Ecclesiastical provinceArchdiocese of Salzburg
MetropolitanSalzburg, Salzburg
Statistics
Area9,715 km2 (3,751 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2017)
Increase 735,135
Decrease 470,141 (Decrease 64%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedApril 20, 798
CathedralCathedral of Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius
Patron saintSaint Rupert
Saint Virgil
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopFranz Lackner
Auxiliary BishopsAndreas Laun
Hansjörg Hofer
Vicar GeneralHansjörg Hofer
Roland Rasser (as from Sept 1st, 2017)
Episcopal VicarsMatthäus Appesbacher
Bishops emeritusGeorg Eder (em. archbishop)
Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. (em. archbishop)
Map
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Website
kirchen.net/portal

The Archbishopric of Salzburg was a prince-bishopric of the Holy Roman Empire until 1803, when it was secularized as the Electorate of Salzburg. The archdiocese was reestablished in 1818 without temporal power.

Suffragan diocesesEdit

Episcopal OrdinariesEdit

Abbot-Bishops of Iuvavum c. 300s – c. 482Edit

Abandoned after c. 482

Bishops of Iuvavum (from 755, Salzburg)Edit

  • St. Ruprecht, born c. 543 or c. 698 – c. 718.
  • Vitalis
  • Erkenfried
  • Ansologus
  • Ottokar
  • Flobrigis
  • Johann I
  • St. Virgilius, c. 745 or c. 767 – c. 784

Archbishops of Salzburg, 798–1213Edit

Prince-Archbishops of Salzburg, 1213–1803Edit

  • Eberhard II of Regensburg 1200–1246
  • Bernhard I of Ziegenhain 1247
  • Philipp of Carinthia 1247–1256
  • Ulrich of Sekau 1256–1265
  • Ladislaus of Salzburg 1265–1270
  • Frederick II of Walchen 1270–1284
  • Rudolf of Hoheneck 1284–1290
  • Conrad IV of Breitenfurt 1291–1312
  • Weichard of Pollheim 1312–1315
  • Frederick III of Leibnitz 1315–1338
  • Henry of Pirnbrunn 1338–1343
  • Ordulf of Wiesseneck 1343–1365
  • Pilgrim II of Pucheim 1365–1396
  • Gregor Schenk von Osterwitz † (6 Jun 1396 Appointed – 9 May 1403 Died)
  • Berthold von Wehingen † (6 Feb 1404 Appointed – 13 Jan 1406 Resigned)
  • Eberhard von Neuhaus † (13 Jan 1406 Confirmed – 18 Jan 1427 Died)
  • Eberard von Starhemberg † (11 Apr 1427 Confirmed – 9 Feb 1429 Died)
  • Johann von Reisberg † (1429 Elected – 1441 Died)
  • Friedrich Truchseß von Emmerberg † (30 Sep 1441 Elected – 3 Apr 1452 Died)
  • Sigmund von Volkersdorf † (10 Apr 1452 Elected – 3 Nov 1461 Died)
  • Burkhard von Weißpriach † (16 Nov 1461 Elected – 16 Feb 1466 Died)
  • Bernhard von Rohr † (25 Feb 1466 Elected – 21 Mar 1487 Died)
  • Johann Beckenschlager † (21 Mar 1487 Succeeded – 15 Dec 1489 Died)
  • Friedrich Graf von Schaumberg † (19 Dec 1489 Elected – 4 Oct 1494 Died)
  • Sigmund von Hollenegg † (16 Oct 1494 Elected – 3 Jul 1495 Died)
  • Leonhard von Keutschach, C.R.S.A. † (7 Jul 1495 Elected – 8 Jun 1519 Died)
  • Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg † (8 Jun 1519 Succeeded – 30 Mar 1540 Died)
  • Michael von Kuenburg † (21 Jul 1554 Elected – 17 Nov 1560 Died)
  • Johann Jakob von Kuen-Belasy † (28 Nov 1560 Elected – 4 May 1586 Died)
  • Georg von Kuenburg † (4 May 1586 Succeeded – 25 Jan 1587 Died)
  • Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau † (2 Mar 1587 Elected – 7 Mar 1612 Resigned)
  • Markus Sittikus von Hohenems † (18 Mar 1612 Elected – 9 Oct 1619 Died)
 
Salzburg, "Rome of the North"

Archbishops (from 1823)Edit

  • Augustin Johann Joseph Gruber † (17 Nov 1823 Confirmed – 28 Jun 1835 Died)
  • Friedrich Johann Joseph Cölestin zu von Schwarzenberg † (1 Feb 1836 Confirmed – 20 May 1850 Confirmed)
  • Maximilian Joseph von Tarnóczy † (17 Feb 1851 Confirmed – 4 Apr 1876 Died)
  • Franz de Paula Albert Eder, O.S.B. † (29 Sep 1876 Confirmed – 10 Apr 1890 Died)
  • Johann Evangelist Haller † (26 Jun 1890 Confirmed – 5 May 1900 Died)
  • Johannes Baptist Katschthaler † (17 Dec 1900 Confirmed – 27 Feb 1914 Died)
  • Balthasar Kaltner † (25 May 1914 Confirmed – 8 Jul 1918 Died)
  • Ignaz Rieder † (7 Oct 1918 Confirmed – 8 Oct 1934 Died)
  • Sigismund Waitz † (17 Dec 1934 Confirmed – 30 Oct 1941 Died)
  • Andreas Rohracher † (1 May 1943 Confirmed – 30 Jun 1969 Retired)
  • Eduard Macheiner † (18 Oct 1969 Confirmed – 17 Jul 1972 Died)
  • Karl Berg † (9 Jan 1973 Confirmed – 5 Sep 1988 Retired)
 
Archbishop Franz Lackner OFM
  • Georg Eder † (17 Jan 1989 Confirmed – 23 Nov 2002 Resigned)
  • Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. (27 Nov 2002 Appointed – 4 Nov 2013 Retired)
  • Franz Lackner, O.F.M. (18 Nov 2013 Appointed – Present)

ReferencesEdit

  • "Archdiocese of Salzburg". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney.

Coordinates: 47°47′52″N 13°02′47″E / 47.7979°N 13.0465°E / 47.7979; 13.0465