Mieczysław Mokrzycki

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The Most Reverend
Mieczysław Mokrzycki
Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins
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See Lviv
Installed October 21, 2008
Predecessor Marian Jaworski
Successor incumbent
Other posts Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins (2007–2008)
Orders
Ordination September 17, 1987
by Marian Jaworski
Consecration September 29, 2007
by Pope Benedict XVI
Personal details
Born (1961-03-29) March 29, 1961 (age 53)
Majdan Łukawiecki, People's Republic of Poland
Nationality  Polish
Denomination Roman Catholic
Alma mater Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum
Motto Humilitas (English: Humility)
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Mieczysław Mokrzycki is archbishop of Lviv. He was born March 29, 1961 in Majdan Łukawiecki, Poland.

Formation[edit]

Mokrzycki earned a Doctorate of Sacred Theology in 1996 from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum. His dissertation was entitled "La formazione sacerdotale nell'arcidiocesi di Leopoli dei Latini alla luce dei recenti documenti dopo il Concilio Vaticano II (Priestly Formation in the Archdiocese of Leopoldi de Latini in light of recent documents after Vatican II).".[1] Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lviv of the Latins (Ukraine)[2]

Career[edit]

In July 16, 2007 he was appointed coadjutor archbishop of Lviv. September 29, 2007 he was ordained bishop by Pope Benedict XVI (principal consecrator) and Cardinals Tarcisio Bertone and Marian Jaworski (co-consecrators). He was one of six new Bishops that were consecrated on that day, the first to be ordained by Pope Benedict after his election as Pope. October 21, 2008 he became Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins after the resignation of Cardinal Marian Jaworski. September 29, 2007 Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki was honoured by the president of Poland Lech Kaczyński with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, for outstanding services to the Polish Church, working for the Poles in Ukraine. He will receive the pallium from Pope Benedict in June 2009 at a traditional Mass marking the feast of the Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Saints Peter and Paul.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Marian Jaworski
Archbishop of Lviv
2008–present
Incumbent