Bishop of Vilnius

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Bishops of Vilnius (Vilna, Wilno) diocese from 1388 and archdiocese (archdiocese of Vilnius) from 1925:[1][2]

Bishops suffragans – diocese period
Andrzej Jastrzębiec OFM 1388 – 14 November 1398
Jakub Plichta OFM 5 May 1399 – 7 February 1407
Mikołaj Gorzkowski January 14081414
Piotr Krakowczyk 15 February 1415 – 22 December 1422
Matthias of Trakai 4 May 1422 – 9 May 1453
Mikołaj z Sołecznik 17 October 1453 – 29 September 1467
Jan I 4 May 14681481
Andrzej II 27 August 14811491
Wojciech Tabor 1 April 1492 – 27 March 1507
Albert Radziwiłł 10 September 1507 – 19 April 1519
John of the Lithuanian Dukes 23 September 1519 – 15 March 1536
Paweł (prince) Holszański 15 March 1536 – 4 September 1555
Walerian Protasewicz 10 April 1556 – 31 December 1579
Jerzy Radziwiłł 31 December 1579 – 9 August 1591
Benedykt Woyna 31 July 1600 – 22 October 1615
Eustachy Wołłowicz 18 May 1616 – 19 January 1630
Abraham Woyna 24 March 1631 – 14 April 1649
Jerzy Tyszkiewicz 9 December 1649 – 17 January 1656
Jan Karol Dowgiałło Zawisza 16 October 1656 – 9 March 1661
Jerzy Białłozor 21 November 1661 – 17 May 1665
Aleksander Kazimierz Sapieha 18 July 1667 – 22 May 1671
Mikołaj Stefan Pac 22 May 1672 – 8 May 1684
Aleksander Kotowicz 9 April 1685 – 30 November 1686
Konstanty Kazimierz Brzostowski 24 November 1687 – 24 October 1722
Maciej Ancuta 24 October 1722 – 18 January 1723
Karol Piotr Pancerzyński 11 September 1724 – 19 February 1729
Michał Jan Zienkowicz 2 October 1730 – 23 January 1762
Ignacy Jakub Massalski 29 March 1762 – 28 June 1794
Jan Nepomucen Kossakowski 9 August 1798 – 26 August 1808
Hieronim Stroynowski 26 September 1814 – 5 August 1815
Andrzej Benedykt Klangiewicz 14 December 1840 – 27 December 1841
Wacław Żyliński 3 July 1848 – 27 October 1856
Adam Stanisław Krasiński 27 September 1858 – 15 March 1883
Karol Hryniewiecki 15 March 1883 – 30 December 1889
Antoni Franciszek Audziewicz 30 December 1889 – 10 June 1895
Stefan Aleksander Zwierowicz 21 July 1897 – 2 September 1902
Edward von Ropp 9 November 1903 – 25 July 1917
Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (Jerzy Matulewicz) 23 October 1918 – 14 July 1925
Metropolitan Archbishops – Archdiocese period
Jan Cieplak 14 December 1925 – 17 February 1926 nominated, died before taking the office
Romuald Jałbrzykowski 24 June 1926 – 19 June 1955 imprisoned by Germans 19421944, from 1945 seated in Białystok
Julijonas Steponavičius 7 February 1989 – 18 June 1991
Audrys Juozas Bačkis 24 December 1991 – 5 April 2013 cardinal
Gintaras Grušas 23 April 2013 – present

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

  • Cyprian Wiliński (Wiliski), O.P. (3 Mar 1572 – 1594)
  • Nicolas Pac (Mikalojus Pacas)(Mikołaj Pac) (9 Sep 1602 – 29 Mar 1610)
  • Abraham Wojna (Abraomas Voina) (25 May 1611 – 20 Jul 1626 Appointed, Bishop of Žemaičiai)
  • Jerzy Tyszkiewicz (Jurgis Tiškevičius) (17 May 1627 – 19 Dec 1633 Appointed, Bishop of Žemaičiai)
  • Stanislaw Nieborski (12 Jun 1634 – 27 May 1644)
  • Hieronim Wladysław Sanguszko, S.J. (12 Dec 1644 – 31 May 1655)
  • Theodorus Skuminowicz (Skumin) (12 Aug 1652 – 24 Sep 1668)[3][4]
  • Aleksander Kazimierz Sapieha (2 Aug 1655 – 12 Jan 1660 Appointed, Bishop of Žemaičiai)
  • Gothard Jan Tyzenhaus (Gotthard Johann von Tiesenhausen) (5 Apr 1661 – 17 Sep 1668)
  • Mikolaj Słupski (3 Jun 1669 – 1691)
  • Vladislaus Silnicki (15 Feb 1683 – 8 Feb 1692)
  • Jonas Jeronimas Krišpinas (30 Aug 1694 – 19 Sep 1695)
  • Jan Mikolaj Zgierski (2 Jan 1696 – 25 Jan 1706)
  • Wojciech Izdebski (18 Jun 1696 – 3 Nov 1702)
  • Aleksander Mikolaj Horain (15 Sep 1704 – 23 Dec 1711)
  • Maciej Józef Ancuta (1 Oct 1710 – 14 Jun 1717 Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Vilnius)
  • Karol Piotr Pancerzyński (5 Oct 1712 – 31 May 1721 Appointed, Bishop of Smoleńsk on 11 Sep 1724)
  • Bogusław Korwin Gosiewski (20 Apr 1722 – 29 Jan 1725)
  • Georgius Casimirus Ancuta (27 Sep 1723 – 26 Sep 1737)
  • Antoni Józef Żółkowski (7 Dec 1744 – 19 Jan 1763)
  • Tomasz Ignacy Zienkowicz (21 Jul 1755 – 19 Nov 1781)
  • Józef Kazimierz Kossakowski (13 Mar 1775 – 17 Sep 1781 Appointed, Bishop of Inflanty)
  • Jan Stefan Giedroyć (22 Aug 1763 – 22 Apr 1765)
  • Tadeusz Benedykt Feliks Towiański, O.F.M. Conv. (1 Dec 1766 - )
  • Stanislaw Jan Siestrzencewicz Bohusz (12 Jul 1773 – 11 Dec 1783)
  • Franciszek Alojzy Junosza Gzowski (23 Sep 1782 – 1786)
  • Piotr Aleksander Samson Toczyłowski (23 Sep 1782 – 14 Dec 1793)
  • David Pilchowski (1 Jun 1795 – 22 Dec 1803)
  • Georges Połubiński (27 Jun 1796 – 1801)
  • Ignacy Houwalt (20 Aug 1804 – 5 May 1807)
  • Andrzej Chołoniewski (20 Aug 1804 – 1819)
  • Nikodem Puzyna (26 Sep 1814 – 22 Oct 1819)
  • Tadeusz Kundzicz (10 Jul 1815 – 15 Jan 1829)
  • Andrzej Benedykt Kłągiewicz (15 Mar 1830, Appointed Bishop of Vilnius)
  • Jan Cywiński (17 Dec 1840 – 17 Nov 1846)
  • Kazimierz Roch Dmochowski (17 Dec 1840 – 3 Jul 1848)
  • Kazimierz Mikolaj Michalkiewicz (12 Jan 1923 – 16 Feb 1940)
  • Mečislovas Reinys (18 Jul 1940 – 8 Nov 1953)
  • Władysław Suszyński (19 Jan 1948 Appointed, Apostolic Administrator of Vilnius on 3 Jul 1968)
  • Juozas Tunaitis (8 May 1991 – 4 Mar 2010)
  • Jonas Boruta, S.J. (28 May 1997 – 5 Jan 2002)
  • Edward Ozorowski (31 Jan 1979 – 5 Jun 1991)
  • Arūnas Poniškaitis (5 Feb 2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Vilnius" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 11, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved September 11, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Theodorus Skuminowicz (Skumin)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 11, 2016
  4. ^ "Bishop Theodorus Skuminowicz" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved September 11, 2016