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Stanislav Zvolenský

His Excellency
Stanislav Zvolenský
Archbishop of Bratislava
Church Roman Catholic
Appointed 14 February 2008
Installed 8 March 2008
Other posts Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava (2004-2008)
Orders
Ordination 13 June 1982
by Julius Gábriš
Consecration 2 May 2004
by Ján Sokol
Personal details
Born (1958-11-19) November 19, 1958 (age 55)
Trnava Slovakia
Nationality  Slovakian
Coat of arms
Styles of
Stanislav Zvolenský
Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style not applicable


Stanislav Zvolenský (born November 19, 1958) is a Slovakian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the first and current Archbishop of Bratislava.

Biography

Stanislav Zvolenský was born in Trnava, and was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Julius Gábriš on June 13, 1982.

On April 2, 2004, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava and Titular Bishop of Nova Sinna by Pope John Paul II. Zvolenský received his episcopal consecration on the following May 2 from Archbishop Ján Sokol, with Archbishop Henryk Józef Nowacki and Bishop Dominik Tóth serving as co-consecrators.

He was later named the first Archbishop of Bratislava by Pope Benedict XVI on February 14, 2008, whence the archdiocese was split into that of Bratislava and of Trnava. Zvolenský was installed as Archbishop on March 8. He is the chairman of Slovak bishop's conference since October 28, 2009.

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  • Catholic-Hierarchy
Preceded by
Ján Sokol
Archbishop of Bratislava
2008–present
Succeeded by
incumbent

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