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
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Wrocław
Metropolitan Wrocław
Area 7,100 km2 (2,700 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
760,328 (91.2%)
Rite Latin Rite
Established 25 March 1992
Cathedral Katedra św. Apostołów Piotra i Pawła
(Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul)
Current leadership
Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski
Metropolitan Archbishop Józef Kupny
Auxiliary Bishops Marek Mendyk
Emeritus Bishops Stefan Cichy
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Legnica (Latin: Legnicen(sis)) is an 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.


  • 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


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