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Agria

(ERLAU, EGER, JAGER).

An archiepiscopal see of Hungary, founded in 1009, and made an archdiocese in 1304, by Pius VII. It has 633,804 Latin Catholics; 81,217 Greek Catholics, and 503,407 partly Greek Schismatics and partly Protestants, with a sprinkling of Jews. The parishes number 200, and there are 342 secular clergy, and 51 religious. The vernacular tongue is largely Hungarian and German, but Croat, Slavonic, and Armenian are also spoken. The suffragan dioceses are Kosice (Kassa, Kaschau), Rozsnyò (Rosenau), Szathmàr, and Szepes (Zipo, Zipsen).

Sources

BATTANDIER, Ann. pont. cath. (Paris, 1905), 240; WERNER Orbis Terr. Cath. (Freiburg, 1890), 95.

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APA citation. Shahan, T. (1907). Agria. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01230a.htm

MLA citation. Shahan, Thomas. "Agria." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01230a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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