Roman Catholic Diocese of Warszawa-Praga

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Diocese of Warszawa-Praga
Dioecesis Varsaviensis-Pragensis
Location
Country Poland
Metropolitan Warszawa
Statistics
Area 3,300 km2 (1,300 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,135,000
1,092,000 (96.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Bazylika Katedralna św. Michała Archanioła
i św. Floriana Męczennika
(Cathedral Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel
and St. Florian
)
Co-cathedral Konkatedra Matki Boskiej Zwycięskiej
(Co-Cathedral of Our Lady of Victory)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Henryk Hoser
Metropolitan Archbishop Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz
Auxiliary Bishops Marek Solarczyk
Emeritus Bishops Kazimierz Romaniuk
Stanisław Kędziora

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Warszawa-Praga (Latin: Varsavien(sis) – Pragen(sis)) is a diocese located in the east part of Warsaw (Praga) in the Ecclesiastical province of Warszawa in Poland.

According to the church statistics about 31,4% attended a church at least once a week and about 14,6% took communion regularly (once a week or more often) in 2013.

History[edit]

  • March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Warszawa – Praga from the Diocese of Płock and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Warszawa
  • May 24, 2008: Archbishop Henryk Hoser S.A.C., adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and president of the Pontifical Missionary Works, was appointed as bishop of Warszawa-Praga (area 3,300, population 1,113,000, Catholics 1,088,000, priests 650, religious 1,623), Poland. He conserves his personal title of archbishop.

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Jezusowego in Praga (Sacred Heart)

Leadership[edit]

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Source[edit]

Coordinates: 52°15′06″N 21°01′50″E / 52.251667°N 21.030556°E / 52.251667; 21.030556