Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz

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Diocese of Kalisz
Dioecesis Calissiensis
Diecezja Kaliska
Kalisz 182-22.jpg
St Nicholas Cathedral in Kalisz
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Poznań
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Poznań
Statistics
Area 10,800 km2 (4,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
756,400
746,400 (98.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedra św. Mikołaja
(Cathedral of St. Nicholas) Kalisz
Co-cathedral Konkatedra św. Stanisława in Ostrów Wielkopolski
(Co-Cathedral of St. Stanislaus) in Ostrów Wielkopolski
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Edward Janiak
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki
Auxiliary Bishops Łukasz Buzun O.S.P.P.E.
Vicar General Andrzej Latoń
Emeritus Bishops Stanisław Napierała
Teofil Józef Wilski
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz (Latin: Calissien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kalisz in the Ecclesiastical province of Poznań in Poland.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Co-Cathedral of St Stanislaus in Ostrów Wielkopolski
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Matki Bożej Wspomożenia Wiernych, Twardogóra
    • Bazylika św. Józefa, Kalisz (Basilica of St Joseph)

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Kalisz (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Stanisław Napierała (March 25, 1992 - July 21, 2012)
    • Bishop Edward Janiak (since July 21, 2012)
Bishop Janiak

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 51°45′51″N 18°05′20″E / 51.764247°N 18.088807°E / 51.764247; 18.088807