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Archdiocese of Gniezno

Archidioecesis Gnesnensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Wojciech Polak, Archbishop
  • Krzysztof Jakub Wętkowski, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Józef Kowalczyk, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Henryk Józef Muszyński, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Szczepan Wesoly, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Bogdan Józef Wojtuś, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Split: 12 November 1948
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 8,122 (3,137 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archidiecezja.pl/
  • Mailing Address: ul. Kanclerza Jana Laskiego 7, 62-200 Gniezno, Polska
  • Telephone: (061)426.21.02
  • Fax: 426.21.05

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archdiocese of Gniezno
1000ErectedArchdiocese of Gniezno (erected)
Archdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań
16 July 1821UnitedArchdiocese of Gniezno
Diocese of Poznań
Archdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań
Archdiocese of Gniezno
12 November 1948SplitArchdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań Archdiocese of Gniezno
Archdiocese of Poznań
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Archdiocese of Gniezno
Diocese of Opole
Archdiocese of Poznań
Diocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
Diocese of Kalisz (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm)
Archdiocese of Gniezno
Diocese of Toruń (erected)
24 February 2004Territory LostArchdiocese of Gniezno
Diocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg
Diocese of Pelplin
Diocese of Bydgoszcz (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Gniezno
1950753,746763,42498.7%304533572,11148616272ap1951
1970923,627929,54999.4%526926181,494143684283ap1971
1980961,101968,31299.3%573916641,447100616322ap1981
19901,086,9681,092,18199.5%643927351,478102589361ap1991
1999998,6691,024,77797.5%625987231,381134346326ap2000
2000999,7551,033,15196.8%633967291,371128347327ap2001
2001995,0031,023,35297.2%6381037411,342136368328ap2002
2002989,0851,019,36897.0%6301057351,345134365328ap2003
2003986,8801,022,48696.5%6351087431,328135359324ap2004
2004996,9621,015,90398.1%6401177571,316146368325ap2005
2006673,559678,84799.2%488515391,249121262266ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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