Roman Catholic Diocese of Świdnica

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Diocese of Świdnica
Dioecesis Suidniciensis
Diecezja Świdnicka
Świdnica - Cathedral.jpg
Cathedral of Sts. Paul, Stanislaus and Wenceslaus in Świdnica
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Wrocław
Metropolitan Wrocław
Statistics
Area 4,500 km2 (1,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
687,514
653,140 (95.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 24 February 2004
Cathedral (Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and St. Wenceslaus)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ignacy Dec
Metropolitan Archbishop Józef Kupny
Auxiliary Bishops Adam Bałabuch
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Świdnica (Latin: Suidnicien(sis)) is an diocese located in the city of Świdnica in the Ecclesiastical province of Wrocław in Poland. In 2013 about 28.7 % of the dioceses population attended a church on Sundays regularly according to the church statistics.

History[edit]

  • February 24, 2004: Established as Diocese of Świdnica from Diocese of Legnica and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wrocław

Leadership[edit]

Bishop Ignacy Dec
  • Bishops of Świdnica (Roman rite):
    • Bishop Ignacy Dec (since February 24, 2004)

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 50°50′28″N 16°29′31″E / 50.84111°N 16.49194°E / 50.84111; 16.49194