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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Warsaw


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Warsaw

Archiocese of Warsaw
Archidioecesis Varsaviensis
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St. John's Cathedral after the post-war reconstruction
Country Poland
Area 3,350 km2 (1,290 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,438,200 (93.8%)
Parishes 210
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite (or Roman Rite)
Cathedral St. John's Cathedral, Warsaw
Secular priests 674
Current leadership
Pope Template:Incumbent pope
Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz

The Archdiocese of Warsaw is a Catholic ecclesiastical territory or diocese in Poland encompassing the Polish capital. It was erected on October 16, 1798. It was elevated to an Archdiocese on June 30, 1813.

A Metropolitan See, its suffragan dioceses are the Roman Catholic Diocese of Płock and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Warszawa-Praga.

Archbishop of Warsaw

The current Archbishop, Kazimierz Nycz, formerly Bishop of Koszalin-Kolobrzeg, Poland, was named on 3 March 2007. Following the abrupt resignation of Archbishop Stanisław Wielgus in January, Józef Cardinal Glemp had been named its Apostolic Administrator.

Also see List of bishops and archbishops of Warsaw


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Coordinates: 51°13′56″N 21°00′30″E / 51.23222°N 21.00833°E / 51.23222; 21.00833

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