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Diocese of Kielce

Dioecesis Kielcensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Kazimierz Ryczan, Bishop
  • Marian Florczyk, Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 December 1882
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 8,319 (3,213 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kielce.opoka.org.pl/
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Ciecezjalna, ul. Jana Pawla II, 3, 25-013 Kielce, Polska
  • Telephone: (041)34.45.425
  • Fax: 34.43.426

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 December 1882ErectedDiocese of Kielce (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa
Diocese of Kielce
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}
Diocese of Sosnowiec (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950840,000842,00099.8%369233922,14225428241ap1951
1970897,860920,40097.6%525545791,55079518247ap1971
1980933,9731,000,00093.4%557596161,51678535258ap1981
1990969,993974,78399.5%614666801,42691522321ap1991
1999815,000840,00097.0%598736711,21489397297ap2000
2000810,000820,00098.8%603506531,24062386297ap2001
2001793,239817,58797.0%610506601,20163382300ap2002
2002767,604792,99396.8%622606821,12584402300ap2003
2003768,525788,82497.4%627606871,11887417300ap2004
2004761,510785,24897.0%627606871,10884404300ap2005
2006774,142796,24697.2%658607181,07888411303ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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