Pope Francis appointed a new Archbishop of the Trnava archdiocese – Ján Orosch, spokesman of the Conference of Bishops of Slovakia (KBS) Jozef
Kováčik informed the SITA newswire.
Orosch was born in Bratislava in 1953, where he was ordained as a priest, later becoming a chaplain in Komárno, a parish administrator in Bušince and Okoč, as well as a parson in Nové Zámky, Bratislav-Prievoz and Bratislava-Čunovo. Between 1993 and 1999, he was the dean in Štúrovo and since 2004 a titular bishop and a regular bishop. In May 2004 he was appointed general vicar of the Bratislava-Trnava Archdiocese.
After the previous Trnava Archbishop Robert Bezák was recalled in June 2012, Orosch was appointed as the Apostolic administrator of the Trnava Archdiocese, according to SITA.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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11. Jul 2013 at 14:00