The Apostolic Succession
Welcome! These informations offer you an overview to the structures of the Holy Roman Church and its cardinals, archbishops, bishops, auxiliary bishops in the dioceses of the world as well as the prefects, presidents, secretaries of the curia.
This Website was firstly published on May 1, 2003 in Germany and latest actualized on March 30, 2021.
Here you can find the titulars of the ecclesiastical circumscriptions of the Holy Roman Church since 1842 in . . .
- America (Central-)
- America (North-)
- America (South-: Argentinia up to Brazil)
- America (South-: Ecuador up to Venezuela)
- Asia (Afghanistan up to Jordan)
- Asia (K [Cambodia] up to Z [Cyprus])
- Australia and Oceania
- Europe (Albania up to Ireland)
- Europe (Italy)
- Europe (Kosovo up to W [Belarus])
- the Roman Curia
- Apostolic Nunciatures and Delegations
- the Papal Diplomacy (Persons A – C)
- the Papal Diplomacy (Persons D – L)
- the Papal Diplomacy (Persons M – Q)
- the Papal Diplomacy (Persons R – Z)
- Synod of Bishops and Bishop’s Conferences
- Titular Sees
- Clandestine Bishops.
- The diplomatic corps at the Holy See
- The length of the pontificates of the Supreme Pontiffs
- Saints, Blessed and Servants of God.
New Appointments and Necrology (1841/1842 – 2021)
Guide to English speaking Visitors
At several places of this website you will find links leading you to other homepages within the internet. Besides the circumstance these links were chosen carefully, in no case the author can be made responsible for the contents of linked pages; he has no influence on design or topics of linked websites. If you should find a page of doubtfull contents, please notify your opinion to the author to allow him to check whether this link should be removed.