Grzegorz Kaszak

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His Excellency
Grzegorz Kaszak
Bishop of Sosnowiec
Bishop Kaszak
Church Roman Catholic
Diocese Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec
Appointed 4 February 2009
Installed 28 March 2009
Predecessor Adam Śmigielski
Ordination 18 June 1989
by Kazimierz Jan Majdański
Consecration 4 February 2009
by Cardinal Józef Glemp
Personal details
Born (1964-02-04) February 4, 1964 (age 54)
Choszczno, Poland
Nationality Polish
Previous post Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family (2007-2009)
Coat of arms Grzegorz Kaszak's coat of arms
Styles of
Grzegorz Kaszak
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style none

Grzegorz Kaszak (born 24 February 1964) is the Bishop of Sosnowiec since his ordination on 28 March 2009.[1] He had previously served as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

Kaszak was born in Choszczno, Poland (Archdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień). After his studies at the Major Seminary of Szczecin, was ordained priest on 18 June 1989.

For six months he pursued the ministry as chaplain in the parish of Saint Adalbert in Świnoujście-Warszów, then went to Rome and began his studies of moral theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. For 10 years (1992-2002) worked at the Pontifical Council for the Family. At that time, in 1998, he received his doctorate in with a thesis entitled: "Love and responsible contraception in Catechesis of John Paul II."

From 2002 until 2007 was rector of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Polish Institute in Rome. He was appointed as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family by Pope Benedict in November 2007. He was ordained on 28 March after he was appointed as bishop of Sosnowiec.

On 22 October 2009 Jean Laffitte was appointed as secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family filling the vanancy left by Bishop Kaszak.


  1. ^ "Diocese of Sosnowiec". Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Karl Josef Romer
Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family
10 November 2007–4 February 2009
Succeeded by
Jean Laffitte
Preceded by
Adam Śmigielski
Bishop of Sosnowiec
28 March 2009–present