Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kraków

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Coordinates: 50°03′34.3″N 19°56′7.6″E / 50.059528°N 19.935444°E / 50.059528; 19.935444

Archdiocese of Kraków

Archidioecesis Cracoviensis

Archidiecezja krakowska
Kraków - Wawel Cathedral 01.jpg
Kraków Cathedral
Location
Country Poland
MetropolitanKraków
Statistics
Area5,730 km2 (2,210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2015)
Decrease 1,563,841
Increase1,563,841 (Decrease97.4%)
Information
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralKatedra Wawelska
(Wawel Cathedral of Sts. Stanislaus and Vaclav)
Patron saintSt. Stanislaus
St. John Paul II
Metropolitan ArchbishopMarek Jędraszewski
Auxiliary BishopsJan Szkodoń, Damian Andrzej Muskus, Janusz Edward Mastalski
Bishops emeritusStanisław Dziwisz (Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus)
Jan Zając (Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus)

The Archdiocese of Kraków (Latin: Cracovien(sis), Polish: Archidiecezja krakowska) is an archdiocese located in the city of Kraków in Poland. As of 2013 weekly mass attendance was 51.3% of the population (fourth highest in Poland after the dioceses of: Tarnów-69.0%, Rzeszów-64.1% and Przemyśl-58.8%).

History[edit]

  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Kraków from the Diocese of Poznań
  • October 28, 1925: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kraków

Special churches[edit]

Wawel Bazylika
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basilica of the Body and Blood of Christ, Kazimierz
    • Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Kraków
    • Bazylika Nawiedzenia NMP, Kraków
    • Bazylika Ofiarowania Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wadowice
    • Bazylika św. Floriana, Kraków (Kleparz)
    • Bazylika św. Franciszka z Asyżu OO. Franciszkanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Trójcy Świętej OO. Dominikanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny (Bazylika Mariacka), Kraków
    • Sanktuarium Pasyjno - Maryjne, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  • Minor & International Shrine:

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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