Roman Catholic Diocese of Kielce

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Diocese of Kielce
Dioecesis Kielcensis
Katedra Kielce 01 ssj 20060513.jpg
Assumption Cathedral in Kielce
Location
Country Poland
Metropolitan Kraków
Statistics
Area 8,319 km2 (3,212 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
796,246
774,142 (90.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Bazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia
Najświętszej Marii Panny
(Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Kazimierz Ryczan
Auxiliary Bishops Marian Florczyk

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kielce (Latin: Kielcen(sis)) is an diocese located in the city of Kielce in the Ecclesiastical province of Kraków in Poland.

History[edit]

  • 1805: Established as Diocese of Kielce from the Diocese of Kraków
  • 1818: Suppressed
  • December 28, 1882: Restored as Diocese of Kielce

Special churches[edit]

Bazylika Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wiślica
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Groby Bożego, Miechów
    • Bazylika Matki Bożej Anielskiej, Dąbrowie Górniczej
    • Bazylika Narodzenia Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wiślica
      (Basilica of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary )

Leadership[edit]

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