Roman Catholic Diocese of Drohiczyn

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Diocese of Drohiczyn
Dioecesis Drohiczinensis
Poland Drohiczyn St.Trinity Catherdal.jpg
Holy Trinity Cathedral in Drohiczyn
Location
Country Poland
Metropolitan Białystok
Statistics
Area 8,000 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
295,000
210,000 (71.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 5 June 1991
Cathedral Katedra pw. Trójcy Przenajświętszej
(Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity)
Co-cathedral Konkatedra pw. Niepokalanego Serca NMP in Sokołów Podlaski
(Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Tadeusz Pikus
Emeritus Bishops Antoni Pacyfik Dydycz, O.F.M. Cap.
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Drohiczyn (Latin: Drohiczinen(sis)) is an diocese located in the city of Drohiczyn in the Ecclesiastical province of Białystok in Poland.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika pw. Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny i św. Mikołaja, Bielsk Podlaski
      (Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Nicholas)
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Węgrów
      (Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Leadership[edit]

Tadeusz Pikus, 3rd Bishop of Drohiczyn

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 52°23′49″N 22°39′34″E / 52.396829°N 22.659441°E / 52.396829; 22.659441