Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Częstochowa

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Archdiocese of Częstochowa
Archidioecesis Czestochoviensis
Archidiecezja Częstochowska
Facade bazylika swietej rodziny.jpg
The Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family in Częstochowa
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 6,925 km2 (2,674 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
785,348
756,285 (96.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 October 1925
Cathedral Bazylika Archikatedralna Świętej Rodziny
(Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Wacław Depo
Suffragans Roman Catholic Diocese of Radom, Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec
Auxiliary Bishops Antoni Józef Długosz
Vicar General Antoni Józef Długosz, Marian Mikołajczyk
Emeritus Bishops Stanisław Nowak
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

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

History[edit]

  • October 28, 1925: Established as Diocese of Częstochowa
  • March 25, 1992: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Special churches[edit]

Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia (Bright Hill Monastery)
  • Minor Basilica, National Shrine: Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia N.M.P. / Sanktuarium Najświętszej Maryi Panny Częstochowskiej
    (Jasna Góra Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Częstochowa
  • Minor Basilica: Bazylika pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny (OO Dominikanów)
    (Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Gidle
Wacław Depo, the Metropolitan Archbishop

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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