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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
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 3,350 km2 (1,290 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,533,000
1,438,200 (93.8%)
Parishes 210
Information
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

References

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External links

Template:Roman Catholic dioceses in Poland

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

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