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Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Archidioecesis Czestochoviensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Wacław Tomasz Depo, Archbishop
  • Antoni Józef Dlugosz, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Stanisław Nowak, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 6,925 (2,674 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kuriaczestochowa.pl/
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Metropolitahna, al. Najswietszej Maryi Panny 54, 42-200 Czestochowa, Polska
  • Telephone: (034)324.10.44; 324.96.28
  • Fax: 365.11.82

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Częstochowa
28 October 1925ErectedDiocese of Częstochowa (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Diocese of Katowice
Diocese of Opole
Diocese of Gliwice (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Archdiocese of Gniezno
Diocese of Opole
Archdiocese of Poznań
Diocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
Diocese of Kalisz (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Diocese of Kielce
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
Diocese of Sosnowiec (erected)
Archdiocese of Częstochowa
25 March 1992ElevatedDiocese of Częstochowa Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Częstochowa
19481,016,0001,028,00098.8%354584122,46696685215ap1951
19701,312,4001,384,90094.8%6171167331,790207969252ap1971
19801,332,0001,435,00092.8%6611127731,723187928293ap1981
19901,406,4501,446,70097.2%7401268661,6242221,156394ap1991
Archdiocese of Częstochowa
1999900,710921,19097.8%5601867461,207282939293ap2000
2000879,421902,07597.5%5691867551,164286972294ap2001
2001845,610880,87596.0%5731877601,112260962299ap2002
2002838,887875,86595.8%5821897711,088263971304ap2003
2003825,743858,22596.2%5951897841,053262961305ap2004
2004826,885867,31595.3%5971847811,058299815306ap2005
2006756,285785,34896.3%604191795951250869308ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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