Dioc., 1; bp., 2; parishes, 7; priests, 12 (10 dioc., 2 rel.); sem., 28; srs., 31; bap., 80; Caths., 15,000 (.9%); tot. pop., 2,040,000.
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; declared independence in 1992; capital, Skopje. The Diocese of Skopje-Prizren includes the Yugoslav province of Kosovo, so the Macedonian Church was intimately involved with ethnic Albanians during the period of ethnic cleansing by Serb forces and retaliatory NATO air strikes.
(The above exert comes from Our Sunday Visitor's 2004 Catholic Almanac and is used on this web site with the publisher's permission.)