Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lublin

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Archdiocese of Lublin
Archidioecesis Lublinensis
Archidiecezja Lubelska
PL Lublin Katedra1.jpg
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Lublin
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 9,108 km2 (3,517 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,097,570
1,070,000 (97.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 22 September 1805
(As Diocese of Lublin)
25 March 1992
(As Archdiocese of Lublin)
Cathedral Archikatedra św. Jana Chrzciciela
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Lublin
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanisław Budzik
Auxiliary Bishops Mieczysław Cisło
Artur Grzegorz Miziński
Józef Wróbel
Emeritus Bishops Bolesław Pylak
Ryszard Karpiński
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Lublin (Latin: Lublinen(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Lublin in Poland.

History[edit]

  • 1375: Established as Diocese of Chełm
  • 1790: Renamed as Diocese of Chełm and Lublin
  • September 22, 1805: Renamed as Diocese of Lublin
  • March 25, 1992: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lublin

Special churches[edit]

Interior of Archcathedral of St. John the Baptist in Lublin
  • Minor Basilicas
    • Bazylika pw. Narodzenia NMP, Chełm
    • Bazylika pw. św. Stanisława BM (OO. Dominikanie), Lublin
    • Bazylika św. Wojciecha (Sanktuarium Matki Bożej Kębelskiej), Wąwolnica

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Chełm and Lublin (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Maciej Grzegorz Garnysz (1781 – 6 October 1790)
    • Archbishop Wojciech Skarszewski (1790 – 22 September 1805)
Archbishop Stanisław Budzik

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 51°14′N 22°34′E / 51.233°N 22.567°E / 51.233; 22.567