Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz

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Diocese of Kalisz
Dioecesis Calissiensis
Diecezja Kaliska
Kalisz 182-22.jpg
St Nicholas Cathedral in Kalisz
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical provincePoznań
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Poznań
Statistics
Area10,800 km2 (4,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
732,400
726,000 (99.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralKatedra św. Mikołaja
(Cathedral of St. Nicholas) Kalisz
Co-cathedralKonkatedra św. Stanisława in Ostrów Wielkopolski
(Co-Cathedral of St. Stanislaus) in Ostrów Wielkopolski
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopEdward Janiak
Metropolitan ArchbishopStanisław Gądecki
Auxiliary BishopsŁukasz Buzun O.S.P.P.E.
Vicar GeneralAndrzej Latoń
Emeritus BishopsStanisław Napierała
Teofil Józef Wilski
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz (Latin: Calissien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kalisz in the Ecclesiastical province of Poznań in Poland.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

Co-Cathedral of St Stanislaus in Ostrów Wielkopolski
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Matki Bożej Wspomożenia Wiernych, Twardogóra
    • Bazylika św. Józefa, Kalisz (Basilica of St Joseph)

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Kalisz (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Stanisław Napierała (March 25, 1992 – July 21, 2012)
    • Bishop Edward Janiak (since July 21, 2012)
Bishop Janiak

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 51°45′51″N 18°05′20″E / 51.764247°N 18.088807°E / 51.764247; 18.088807