Roman Catholic Diocese of Siedlce

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Diocese of Siedlce
Dioecesis Siedlecensis
Diecezja Siedlecka
Katedra w Siedlcach.JPG
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Siedlce
Location
Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Lublin
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lublin
Statistics
Area 11,440 km2 (4,420 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
736,014
724,675 (98.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedra Niepokalanego Poczęcia NMP
(Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Kazimierz Gurda
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanisław Budzik
Auxiliary Bishops Piotr Henryk Sawczuk
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Siedlce (Latin: Siedlecen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Siedlce in the Ecclesiastical province of Lublin in Poland.

History[edit]

  • June 30, 1818: Established as Diocese of Podlachia
  • 1867: Suppressed to Diocese of Lublin
  • 1918: Restored as Diocese of Podlachia
  • October 28, 1925: Renamed as Diocese of Siedlce

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika św. Anny (Sanktuarium Maryjne), Kodeń
      (Basilica of St. Ann)
    • Bazylika św. Jana Chrzciciela Sanktuarium Maryjne, Parczew
      ( Basilica of St. John the Baptist)
    • Sanktuarium Maryjne, Leśna Podlaska

Leadership[edit]

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Coordinates: 52°10′11″N 22°16′27″E / 52.169634°N 22.274235°E / 52.169634; 22.274235