Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaišiadorys

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Diocese of Kaišiadorys
Dioecesis Kaisiadorensis
Vyskupija Kaišiadorių
Location
Country  Lithuania
Ecclesiastical province Vilnius
Metropolitan Vilnius
Statistics
Area 6,557 km2 (2,532 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
170,000
137,800 (81.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Kristaus Atsimainymo katedra
(Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Christ)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jonas Ivanauskas
Metropolitan Archbishop Gintaras Grušas
Emeritus Bishops Juozapas Matulaitis-Labukas
Map
Location of Diocese of Kaišiadorys in Lithuania
Location of Diocese of Kaišiadorys in Lithuania
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaišiadorys (Latin: Kaisiadorensis) is a diocese located in the city of Kaišiadorys in the Ecclesiastical Province of Vilnius in Lithuania. It was established on 4 April 1926 from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius.

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Bishops[edit]

  1. Juozapas Kukta (5 April 1926 – 16 June 1942 Died)
  2. Teofilius Matulionis (9 January 1943 – 20 August 1962 Died)
  3. Juozapas Matulaitis-Labukas (24 December 1991 – 11 February 2012 Retired)
  4. Jonas Ivanauskas (11 February 2012 – )

Apostolic administrators[edit]

Between 1982 and 1991, Kaišiadorys was led by Apostolic Administrators rather than bishops.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 54°51′N 24°27′E / 54.850°N 24.450°E / 54.850; 24.450