Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Częstochowa


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Częstochowa
Archdiocese of Częstochowa
Archidioecesis Czestochoviensis
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 6,925 km2 (2,674 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
785,348
756,285 (96.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Bazylika Archikatedralna Świętej Rodziny
(Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family)
Current leadership
Bishop Stanisław Nowak
Auxiliary Bishop Antoni Józef Dlugosz &
Jan Franciszek Watroba

The Archdiocese of Częstochowa (Latin: Częstochovien(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Częstochowa in Poland.

Contents

History

  • October 28, 1925: Established as Diocese of Częstochowa
  • March 25, 1992: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Częstochowa

Special churches

Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia (Bright Hill Monastery)
The Black Madonna of Częstochowa.
  • Minor Basilica, National Shrine: Bazylika Jasnogórska Wniebowzięcia N.M.P. / Sanktuarium Najświętszej Maryi Panny Częstochowskiej
    (Jasna Góra Basilica of the Assumptoin of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Częstochowa
  • Minor Basilica: Bazylika pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny (OO Dominikanów)
    (Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), Gidle

Leadership

  • Archbishops of Częstochowa (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Częstochowa (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Teodoro Kubina (1925.12.14 – 1951.02.13)
    • Bishop Zdzislaw Golinski (1951.04.22 – 1963.07.06)
    • Bishop Stefan Barela (1964.01.17 – 1984.02.12)
    • Archbishop Stanisław Nowak (1984.10.26 – 1992.03.25)

Suffragan dioceses

See also

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