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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cephalonia

Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cephalonia

Archidioecesis Corcyrensis, Zacynthiensis, et Cephaloniensis

Αρχιεπισκοπή Κερκύρας, Ζακύνθου, και Κεφαλληνίας
Coat of arms of Bishop Georgios Altouvas
Area12,000 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
3,800 (0.32%)
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralCathedral of Saint James and Saint Christopher
Current leadership
BishopGeorgios Altouvas

The Archdiocese of Corfu, Zakynthos, and Cefalonia (Latin: Archdioecesis Corcyrensis, Zacynthiensis et Cephaloniensis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or archdiocese of the Catholic Church comprising the Ionian islands of Corfu, Zakynthos and Cephalonia in western Greece.[1][2]


  • 1310: Established as Diocese of Corfù
  • June 3, 1919: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corfu – Zakynthos – Cephalonia


Archbishops of Corfu, Zakynthos and Cephalonia
  • Archbishop Giorgios Altouvas (since 14 September 2020)
  • Archbishop Yannis Spiteris, OFMCap (22 March 2003 – 14 September 2020)
  • Archbishop Antonios Varthalitis, AA (1962.05.30 – 2003.03.22)
  • Archbishop Antonio Gregorio Vuccino, AA (1947.05.29 – 1952.07.06)
  • Fr. Giovanni Dalla Vecchia (Apostolic Administrator 1941–1944)
  • Archbishop Leonard Brindisi (1919.07.03 – 1940.09.08)
Bishops of Corfu
  • Archbishop Domenico Darmanin (1912.03.04 – 1919.02.17)
  • Archbishop Teodoro Antonio Polito (? – 1911.09.23)
  • Archbishop Antonio Delenda (1898.03.24 – 1900.08.20)
  • Bishop Evangelista Boni, OFMCap (1885.01.11 – ?)
  • Bishop Francis Joseph Nicholson, OCD (1852.05 – 1855.04.30)
  • Patriarch Daulus Augustus Foscolo (1816.03.08 – 1830.03.15)
  • Patriarch Francesco Maria Fenzi (1779.09.20 – 1816.09.23)
  • Cardinal Angelo Maria Quirini, OSBCas (1723.11.22 – 1727.07.30)
  • Cardinal Marcantonio Barbarigo (1678.06.06 – 1687.07.07)

See also


  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia" David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corfu–Zakynthos–Kefalonia" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016


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