Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Częstochowa

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Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Archidioecesis Czestochoviensis

Archidiecezja Częstochowska
Facade bazylika swietej rodziny.jpg
The Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family in Częstochowa
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area6,925 km2 (2,674 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
827,990
820,721 (99.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established28 October 1925
CathedralBazylika Archikatedralna Świętej Rodziny
(Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopWacław Depo
SuffragansDiocese of Radom
Diocese of Sosnowiec
Auxiliary BishopsAndrzej Przybylski
Vicar GeneralMarian Mikołajczyk
Emeritus BishopsStanisław Nowak, Antoni Józef Długosz
Website
Website of the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Częstochowa (Latin: Częstochovien(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Częstochowa in Poland.

History[edit]

  • October 28, 1925: Established as Diocese of Częstochowa
  • March 25, 1992: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Special churches[edit]

Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia (Bright Hill Monastery)
  • Minor Basilica, National Shrine: Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia N.M.P. / Sanktuarium Najświętszej Maryi Panny Częstochowskiej
    (Jasna Góra Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Częstochowa
  • Minor Basilica: Bazylika pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny (OO Dominikanów)
    (Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Gidle
Wacław Depo, the Metropolitan Archbishop

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 50°48′32″N 19°07′38″E / 50.8088°N 19.1272°E / 50.8088; 19.1272