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Diocese of Legnica

Dioecesis Legnicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Zbigniew Kiernikowski, Bishop
  • Marek Mendyk, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Stefan Cichy, Bishop Emeritus
  • Tadeusz Rybak, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 7,080 (2,734 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diecezja.legnica.pl/
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Diecezjalna, ul. Jana Pawla II 2, 59-220 Legnica, Polska
  • Telephone: (076)7244-100
  • Fax: 7244-101

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1992ErectedArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Diocese of Legnica (erected)
24 February 2004Territory LostDiocese of Legnica
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
Diocese of Świdnica (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19991,111,6851,141,30897.4%436935292,101103303291ap2000
20001,111,1431,141,12597.4%446935392,061101298290ap2001
20011,111,1231,140,02197.5%454985522,012106300294ap2002
20021,084,0001,120,00096.8%468875551,95396280294ap2003
2003983,8401,051,98493.5%476985741,714110260294ap2004
2013760,328833,73991.2%410714811,58081188241ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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