Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kraków

Coordinates: 50°03′34.3″N 19°56′7.6″E / 50.059528°N 19.935444°E / 50.059528; 19.935444

Archdiocese of Kraków
Archidioecesis Cracoviensis
Archidiecezja krakowska
Location
Country Poland
Metropolitan Kraków
Statistics
Area 5,730 km2 (2,210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,618,593
1,566,555 (96.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedra Wawelska
(Wawel Cathedral of Sts. Stanislaus and Vaclav)
Current leadership
Bishop Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz
Auxiliary Bishop Jan Szkodon, Jan Zajac, Grzegorz Ryś, Damian Andrzej Muskus [1]
Emeritus Bishops Franciszek Macharski

The Archdiocese of Kraków (Latin: Cracovien(sis), Polish: Archidiecezja krakowska) is an archdiocese located in the city of Kraków in Poland.

Contents

History

  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Kraków from the Diocese of Poznań
  • October 28, 1925: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kraków

Special churches

Wawel Bazylika
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basilica of the Body and Blood of Christ, Kazimierz
    • Bazylika Mniejsz św. Andrzeja Apostoła, Olkusz
    • Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Kraków
    • Bazylika Nawiedzenia NMP, Kraków
    • Bazylika Ofiarowania Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wadowice
    • Bazylika św. Floriana, Kraków (Kleparz)
    • Bazylika św. Franciszka z Asyżu OO. Franciszkanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Trójcy Świętej OO. Dominikanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny (Bazylika Mariacka), Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny Królowej Polski, Kraków
    • Sanktuarium Pasyjno - Maryjne, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  • Minor & International Shrine:

Leadership

Suffragan dioceses

See also

Source

  1. ^ http://press.catholica.va/news_services/bulletin/news/27819.php?index=27819&po_date=16.07.2011&lang=en



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