Roman Catholic Diocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów

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Diocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów
Dioecesis Viridimontanensis-Gorzoviensis
Diecezja Zielonogórsko-Gorzowska
Dom Gorzow Wielkopolski.jpg
Cathedral of the Assumption in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Szczecin-Kamień
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień
Statistics
Area 10,805 km2 (4,172 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,096,181
980,569 (89.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 June 1972
(As Diocese of Gorzów)
25 March 1992
(As Diocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów)
Cathedral Katedra pw. Wniebowzięcia
Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Gorzów Wielkopolski
Co-cathedral Konkatedra św. Jadwigi in Zielona Góra
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Stefan Regmunt
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrzej Dzięga
Auxiliary Bishops Tadeusz Lityński
Emeritus Bishops Adam Dyczkowski (Bishop Emeritus)
Paweł Socha (Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów (Latin: Viridimontanensis-Gorzoviensis) is an diocese located in the cities of Zielona Góra and Gorzów Wielkopolski in the Ecclesiastical province of Szczecin-Kamień in Poland.

History[edit]

  • June 28, 1972: Established as Diocese of Gorzów from the Diocese of Berlin, Germany
  • March 25, 1992: Renamed as Diocese of Zielona Góra – Gorzów
Co-Cathedral of St Hedwig in Zielona Góra

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilica:
    • Bazylika Matki Bożej Rokitniańskiej, Rokitno

Leadership[edit]

Bishop Stefan Regmunt
  • Bishops of Zielona Góra-Gorzów (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Gorzów (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Józef Michalik (1986.10.01 – 1992.03.25)
    • Bishop Wilhelm Pluta (1972.06.28 – 1986.01.22)

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 52°43′51″N 15°14′21″E / 52.730918°N 15.239238°E / 52.730918; 15.239238