Jan Orosch
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Ján Orosch
Archbishop of Trnava
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ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed11 July 2013
Installed30 August 2013
PredecessorRóbert Bezák
Ordination6 June 1976
by Julius Gábri?
Consecration2 May 2004
by Ján Sokol
Personal details
Birth nameJán Orosch
Born (1953-05-28) 28 May 1953 (age 67)
Bratislava, Slovakia
Previous postAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava (2004-08)
Titular Bishop of Semina (2004-13)
Auxiliary Bishop of Trnava (2008-12)
Apostolic Administrator of Trnava (2012-13)
MottoCorde videre
Coat of armsJán Orosch's coat of arms

Ján Orosch (born May 28, 1953, Bratislava) is a Roman Catholic prelate currently serving as the Archbishop of Trnava.[1][2][3]


After graduating, he was ordained to the priesthood by bishop Julius Gábri?[4] on June 6, 1976 in Bratislava. He worked Komarno, Bu?ince, Oko? (1982), Hodru?a-Hámre (1983), Vy?kovce Ip?om(1984), Nové Zámky(1990), Bratislava-Prievoz (1991), Bratislava-?unovo (1992).[5]

Pope John Paul II on 2 April 2004 appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava and the titular bishop of Semina.[6] received his episcopal ordination May 2, 2004, together with today's Archbishop Stanislav Zvolenský in the Cathedral of SS. John the Baptist in Trnava.[7]

On July 2, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him apostolic administrator after Archbishop Róbert Bezák was dismissed from the Archdiocese of Trnava.[8] On July 11, 2013 Pope Francis named him Apostolic Administrator for Archbishop of Trnava.[9][10]

He also plays the guitar.


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