Roman Catholic Diocese of Gliwice

The Diocese of Gliwice (Latin: Glivicen(sis)) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in Poland. Its episcopal see is located in the city of Gliwice. The Diocese of Gliwice is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Archdiocese of Katowice. As of 2013, about 91% of the population in the territory of the diocese is self-described Catholic, however only 39% are practising Catholics.[citation needed]

Diocese of Gliwice

Dioecesis Glivicensis

Diecezja Gliwicka
Katedra Świętych Apostołów Piotra i Pawła w Gliwicach.JPG
Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul in Gliwice
Location
Country Poland
MetropolitanKatowice
Statistics
Area2,250 km2 (870 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2013)
708,504
642,562 (90.7%)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralSts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Gliwice
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJan Kopiec
Metropolitan ArchbishopWiktor Skworc
Auxiliary BishopsAndrzej Iwanecki
Bishops emeritusJan Wieczorek
Website
www.kuria.gliwice.pl
Map of Roman Catholic Diocese of Gliwice

HistoryEdit

LeadershipEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Diecezja Gliwicka - Oficjalny Serwis Informacyjny".
  2. ^ "Diecezja Gliwicka - Oficjalny Serwis Informacyjny".

Coordinates: 50°17′29″N 18°39′56″E / 50.2913°N 18.6655°E / 50.2913; 18.6655