Year founded: 1461
Patron Saints: Sts. Cyril and Methodius – feast day July 5.
Cathedral Church: St. Nicholas – feast day December 6. (Anniversary of the Dedication of the Church May 8.)
Principal Pilgrimage Shrine: Brezje (Basilica of Mary Help of Christians)
Archbishop Mons. Stanislav Zore OFM (since 2014)
Metropolitan Archbishop of Ljubljana and President of Slovenian Bishops' Conference
Bishop Franc Šuštar, Ph. D.
Auxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana (since 2015)
Bishop Anton Jamnik, Ph. D.
Auxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana (since 2006)
Episcopal motto: You are my Friends
Archbishop Emeritus Alojz Uran
Archbishop of Ljubljana (retired 2009)
Episcopal motto: Yes, Father
Archbishop Emeritus Anton Stres, CM, Ph. D.
Archbishop of Ljubljana (retired 2013)
Episcopal motto: All for the Sake of the Gospel
Bishop of Novo mesto and Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Ljubljana (2013-2014)
Episcopal motto: Do Wharever He Tells You
Archdiocese of Ljubljana at a Glance
Area: 6,134 km2
Total Population: 763,765
Catholic Population: 554,950
Districts (Deaneries): 17 (Cerknica, Domžale, Grosuplje, Kamnik, Kranj, Litija, Ljubljana – Center, Ljubljana – Moste, Ljubljana – Šentvid, Ljubljana – Vič/Rakovnik, Radovljica, Ribnica, Šenčur, Škofja Loka, Tržič, Vrhnika, Zagorje)
Parishes: 233 territorial, 1 personal
Archdiocese of Ljubljana
Ciril-Metodov trg 4, p. p. 1990
1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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