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Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}

Archidioecesis Vratislaviensis

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  • Józef Piotr Kupny, Archbishop
  • Jacek Kiciński, C.M.F., Auxiliary Bishop
  • Andrzej Siemieniewski, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Marian Gołębiewski, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 13 August 1930
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Poland
  • Square Kilometers: 8,850 (3,418 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Metropolitalna, ul. Katedralna 13, 50-328 Wroclaw, Polska
  • Telephone: (071)327.11.11
  • Fax: 322.82.69

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Wrocław (Breslau)
10th CenturyErectedDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) (erected)
16 August 1821Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions Diocese of Wrocław (Breslau)
13 August 1930Territory LostDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) Diocese of Berlin (erected)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
13 August 1930ElevatedDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau) Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
28 June 1972Territory LostArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Apostolic Administration of Görlitz (erected)
28 June 1972Territory LostArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Diocese of Opole (erected)
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 LostArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Diocese of Legnica (erected)
24 February 2004Territory LostDiocese of Legnica
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}
Diocese of Świdnica (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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