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Diocese of Bielsko-Żywiec

Dioecesis Bielscensis-Zyviecensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Roman Pindel, Bishop
  • Piotr Greger, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Tadeusz Rakoczy, Bishop Emeritus
  • Janusz Edmund Zimniak, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 3,000 (1,158 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diecezja.bielsko.pl/
  • Mailing Address: ul. Zeromskiego 5-7, 43-300 Bielsko-Biala, Polska
  • Telephone: (033)819.06.01
  • Fax: 819.12.02

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1992ErectedDiocese of Katowice
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
Diocese of Bielsko-Żywiec (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999742,526808,99091.8%4581015591,328121522197ap2000
2000742,300808,90091.8%4641035671,309121520202ap2001
2001743,100808,85091.9%4701065761,290122526203ap2002
2002740,200807,80091.6%4701105801,276125515203ap2003
2003740,000807,50091.6%4841095931,247125520203ap2004
2004730,500807,00090.5%4791115901,238129541204ap2005
2006700,000800,00087.5%4851206051,157143523204ap2007
2012680,700766,30088.8%4991356341,073152480207ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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