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Archdiocese of Katowice

Archidioecesis Katovicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Wiktor Paweł Skworc, Archbishop
  • Damian Zimoń, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Gerard Bernacki, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,400 (927 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archidiecezja.katowice.pl/
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Metropolitalna, ul. Jordana 39, 40-043 Katowice, Polska
  • Telephone: (032)2512-160
  • Fax: 2514-830

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Katowice
28 October 1925ErectedDiocese of Katowice (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Katowice
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
Diocese of Bielsko-Żywiec (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Diocese of Katowice
Diocese of Opole
Diocese of Gliwice (erected)
Archdiocese of Katowice
25 March 1992ElevatedDiocese of Katowice Archdiocese of Katowice

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Katowice
19501,260,0001,282,00098.3%459475062,490621,806233ap1951
19701,600,0001,700,00094.1%7191398581,8641861,753261ap1971
19802,036,0002,200,00092.5%8031169192,2152221,499348ap1981
19902,260,9342,373,37495.3%9791571,1361,9902921,390425ap1991
Archdiocese of Katowice
19991,700,0001,750,00097.1%8821261,0081,686213922310ap2000
20001,650,0001,700,00097.1%8941241,0181,620202914311ap2001
20011,650,0001,700,00097.1%9081271,0351,594222887312ap2002
20021,735,0001,785,00097.2%9201331,0531,647212977313ap2003
20031,670,0001,719,00097.1%9221301,0521,587203883313ap2004
20041,660,0001,712,00097.0%9301311,0611,564199879313ap2005
20061,640,0001,685,00097.3%9461251,0711,531180843314ap2007

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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