Episcopal Conference of Slovakia
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Episcopal Conference of Slovakia

The Episcopal Conference of Slovakia (ECS), established by the Apostolic See, the Assembly of Catholic Bishops (Roman Catholic and Greek Catholic), Slovak Republic, who together perform some pastoral duties for the faithful of the Catholic Church in Slovakia and to provide to people especially the form and manner apostolate, suitably adapted to the circumstances of time and place according to law (cf. c. 447 and 449, § 1 CIC). ECS was 23 March 1993. The Episcopal Conference of Slovakia is based on the law itself have legal personality (cf. c. 449, § 2 CIC). The Slovak Bishops' Conference includes all diocesan bishops of the Slovak Republic and according to their rights on a par with the position, and coadjutor bishops, auxiliary bishops and other titular Bishops who are in that territory or outside it perform a specific task entrusted to them the Apostolic See or the Episcopal Conference of the common good of the country (cf. c. 450, § 1 CIC). Members of the Slovak Bishops 'Conference as well as Diocesan Bishops and their rights under par for the position, and coadjutor bishops, auxiliary bishops of the Byzantine rite in the Slovak Republic belonging to another Bishops' Conference. Emeritus Bishops are not members of the Episcopal Conference of Slovakia, but may be invited as consultors of several plenary sessions and to be members of some episcopal commissions. Slovak Bishops' Conference are: Plenary Session, the Permanent Council General Secretariat, Council for Economic Affairs and the Committee and the Conference Board provided for a defined purpose (cf. c. 451, CIC). (Statute of the Slovak Bishops' Conference adopted on 21 6th 2000, Art. 1 to 4).


The Conference of Bishops of Slovakia

President: Metropolitan Archbishop Stanislav Zvolensky

Roman province of Bratislava

Roman province of Ko?ice

Ordinariate forces and armed corps

Greek province of Pre?ov

Bishops from Slovakia who work at different positions of the Church are not members of the EBC


  • History section decade activity Slovak Bishops' Conference [online]. The Episcopal Conference of Slovakia, [cit. 2012-07-20].
  • Apostolic administrator [online]. Archdiocese of Trnava, [cit. 2012-07-20].

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