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Diocese of Łowicz

Dioecesis Lovicensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Łódź
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 5,806 (2,242 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: https://diecezja.lowicz.pl
  • Mailing Address: Stary Rynek 20, 99-400 Lowicz, Polska
  • Telephone: (046)837.47.90

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1992ErectedDiocese of Łódź (Łęczyca in Tum along with Dmosin, Głowno, Głowno Osiny, and Głowno Zabrzeźnia (in Stryków))
Diocese of Płock (Osmolin, Pacyna, Sanniki, Słubice, Zyck (from Gąbin), Suserz, and Trąbki (from Gostynin))
Archdiocese of Warszawa {Warsaw} (Biała Rawska, Brzozów, Krośniewice, Kutno, Lubochnia, Łowicz Kolegiata, Łowicz Sw. Ducha, Mszczonów, Rawa Mazowiecka, Shierniewice, Sochaczew, Żychlin, and Żyrardów)
Diocese of Łowicz (erected)
24 February 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Łowicz (from Warszawa)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999594,000596,00099.7%334643981,49286473160ap2000
2000592,761594,76199.7%324603841,54383480160ap2001
2001586,536588,55699.7%322603821,535283483161ap2002
2002606,219608,25999.7%325603851,574283495161ap2003
2003604,354606,41499.7%310603701,63380486163ap2004
2004604,354606,41499.7%320603801,59079486163ap2005
2013607,825609,47999.7%325653901,55873402166ap2014
2016604,685605,30899.9%311693801,59173366167ap2017
2019583,495602,73096.8%313673801,53579360167ap2020
2021583,169601,18697.0%303563591,62466346167ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 84, Page 1,099, to Page 1,112
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 96, Page 252, and Page 253

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