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Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}

Archidioecesis Vratislaviensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Józef Piotr Kupny, Archbishop
  • Andrzej Siemieniewski, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Marian Gołębiewski, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Józef Pazdur, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 13 August 1930
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 8,850 (3,418 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archidiecezja.wroc.pl/
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Metropolitalna, ul. Katedralna 13, 50-328 Wroclaw, Polska
  • Telephone: (071)327.11.11
  • Fax: 322.82.69

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Wrocław (Breslau)
10th CenturyErectedDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) (erected)
16 August 1821Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions Diocese of Wrocław (Breslau)
13 August 1930Territory LostDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) Diocese of Berlin (erected)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
13 August 1930ElevatedDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
28 June 1972Territory LostArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Apostolic Administration of Görlitz (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 LostArchdiocese 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
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
19584,000,0005,300,00075.5%1,5006102,1101,8956103501,220ap1971
19802,654,0002,953,00089.9%9044361,3401,9804802,452592ap1981
19903,025,9003,117,47097.1%1,1414041,5451,9586691,878653ap1991
19991,470,1001,580,03993.0%7803251,1051,3305481,341403ap2000
20001,470,1001,580,03993.0%7773221,0991,3375211,315404ap2001
20011,470,1001,580,03993.0%7713231,0941,3435161,309407ap2002
20021,470,1001,580,00093.0%7873341,1211,3115061,308410ap2003
20031,470,1001,580,00093.0%7993351,1341,2965231,321410ap2004
20041,470,1001,580,00093.0%8143491,1631,2645201,261413ap2005
20101,152,7101,199,33296.1%6023489501,213462832300ap2011

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


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