Roman Catholic Diocese of Legnica

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Diocese of Legnica

Dioecesis Legnicensis

Diecezja Legnicka
Legnica - Kathedrale St. Peter und Paul 0002.JPG
Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul in Legnica
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical provinceWrocław
MetropolitanWrocław
Statistics
Area7,100 km2 (2,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
833,739
760,328 (91.2%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established25 March 1992
CathedralKatedra św. Apostołów Piotra i Pawła
(Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul)
Current leadership
BishopZbigniew Kiernikowski
Metropolitan ArchbishopJózef Kupny
Auxiliary BishopsMarek Mendyk
Bishops emeritusStefan Cichy
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Legnica (Latin: Legnicen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Legnica in the Ecclesiastical province of Wrocław in Poland. According to the Catholic Church statistics 30.1% of the population attended a church every Sunday and holy obligation day or more often in 2013.

History[edit]

  • March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Legnica from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wrocław

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika św. Erazma i św. Pankracego w Jeleniej Górze
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Krzeszów
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny i św. Mikołaja w Bolesławcu

Leadership[edit]

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Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 51°12′25″N 16°09′42″E / 51.207052°N 16.161730°E / 51.207052; 16.161730