Roman Catholic Diocese of Ełk

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Diocese of Ełk
Dioecesis Liccanensis
Diecezja Ełcka
Ełk Katedra Św. Wojciecha 002.jpg
Ełk Cathedral
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Warmia
Metropolitan Warmia
Statistics
Area 11,000 km2 (4,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
438,500
423,500 (96.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 25 March 1992
Cathedral Katedra św. Wojciecha
Co-cathedral Konkatedra NMP Matki Kościoła, Gołdap
& Konkatedra św. Aleksandra, Suwałki
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jerzy Mazur, S.V.D.
Metropolitan Archbishop Wojciech Ziemba
Auxiliary Bishops Romuald Kamiński
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ełk (Latin: Liccanen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ełk in the Ecclesiastical province of Warmia in Poland.

History[edit]

  • March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Ełk from the Diocese of Łomża and Diocese of Warmia

Special churches[edit]

  • Cathedral: Katedra św. Wojciecha, Ełk
  • Co-Cathedral: Konkatedra NMP Matki Kościoła, Gołdap
  • Co-Cathedral: Konkatedra św. Aleksandra, Suwałki
  • Minor Basilica: Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Jezusowego, Augustów

Leadership[edit]

Bishop Mazur

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 53°49′13″N 22°21′17″E / 53.820359°N 22.354720°E / 53.820359; 22.354720