Roman Catholic Diocese of Ełk

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Diocese of Ełk
Dioecesis Liccanensis
Diecezja Ełcka
Ełk Katedra Św. Wojciecha 002.jpg
Ełk Cathedral
Location
Country  Poland
Ecclesiastical province Warmia
Metropolitan Warmia
Statistics
Area 11,000 km2 (4,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
447,100
410,150 (91.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 25 March 1992
Cathedral Katedra św. Wojciecha
Co-cathedral Konkatedra NMP Matki Kościoła, Gołdap
& Konkatedra św. Aleksandra, Suwałki
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jerzy Mazur, S.V.D.
Metropolitan Archbishop Józef Górzyński
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ełk (Latin: Liccanen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ełk in the Ecclesiastical province of Warmia in Poland.

History[edit]

  • March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Ełk from the Diocese of Łomża and Diocese of Warmia

Special churches[edit]

  • Cathedral: Katedra św. Wojciecha, Ełk (St. Wojciech Cathedral)
  • Co-Cathedral: Konkatedra NMP Matki Kościoła, Gołdap (Our Lady Mother of Church Concathedral)
  • Co-Cathedral: Konkatedra św. Aleksandra, Suwałki (St. Alexander Concathedral)
  • Minor Basilica: Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Jezusowego, Augustów (Most Holy Heart of Jesus Basilica)

Leadership[edit]

Current bishop Jerzy Mazur

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 53°49′13″N 22°21′17″E / 53.820359°N 22.354720°E / 53.820359; 22.354720