Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Łódź

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Archdiocese of Łódź
Archidioecesis Lodziensis
Archidiecezja łódzka
Archikatedra Łódź v2.jpg
Cathedal Basilica of St Stanislaus Kostka in Łódź
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 5,200 km2 (2,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,540,000
1,460,000 (94.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 10 December 1920
(As Diocese of Łódź)
25 March 1992
(As Archdiocese of Łódź)
Cathedral Bazylika Archikatedralna pw. Świętego Stanisława Kostki
(Cathedral Basilica of St Stanislaus Kostka)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski
Suffragans Diocese of Łowicz
Auxiliary Bishops Ireneusz Józef Pękalski
Vicar General Ireneusz Pękalski
Emeritus Bishops Władysław Ziółek
Adam Lepa
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Archdiocese of Łódź (Latin: Lodzien(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Łódź in Poland. As of 2013 weekly mass attendance was 26.5% of the archdioceses population making it the third least devout diocese in Poland after Archdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień (24.3%) and Diocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg (25%).

History[edit]

  • December 10, 1920: Established as Diocese of Łódź
  • March 25, 1992: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Łódź

Leadership[edit]

Archbishop Jędraszewski

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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Source[edit]

Coordinates: 51°44′56″N 19°27′35″E / 51.748819°N 19.459608°E / 51.748819; 19.459608