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Archdiocese of Łódź

Archidioecesis Lodziensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Marek Jędraszewski, Archbishop
  • Ireneusz Józef Pękalski, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Władysław Ziółek, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Adam Lepa, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 March 1992
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 5,200 (2,008 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archidiecezja.lodz.pl/
  • Mailing Address: ul. Ks. Ignacego Skorupki 1, 90-458 Lodz, Polska
  • Telephone: (042)637.58.44
  • Fax: 636.16.96

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Łódź
10 December 1920ErectedDiocese of Łódź (erected)
25 March 1992Territory LostDiocese of Łódź
Diocese of Płock
Archdiocese of Warszawa {Warsaw}
Diocese of Łowicz (erected)
Archdiocese of Łódź
25 March 1992ElevatedDiocese of Łódź Archdiocese of Łódź
24 February 2004ElevatedArchdiocese of Łódź (became a Metropolitan)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Łódź
19501,000,0001,100,00090.9%238763143,184140553138ap1951
19701,150,0001,350,00085.2%3741114852,371163820147ap1971
19801,361,0001,489,00091.4%4001295292,572176820157ap1981
19901,592,1001,700,00093.7%4691426112,605338842204ap1991
Archdiocese of Łódź
19991,470,0001,550,00094.8%5201556752,177378672209ap2000
20001,465,0001,545,00094.8%5271556822,148344678209ap2001
20011,460,0001,540,00094.8%5461306762,159346677211ap2002
20021,460,0001,540,00094.8%5591336922,109336570212ap2003
20031,460,0001,540,00094.8%5581326902,115338559212ap2004
20041,460,0001,540,00094.8%5641847481,951400585212ap2005

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


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