Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaišiadorys

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaišiadorys (Latin: Kaisiadorensis) is a diocese located in the city of Kaišiadorys in the Ecclesiastical Province of Vilnius in Lithuania. It was established on 4 April 1926 from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius.

Diocese of Kaišiadorys

Dioecesis Kaisiadorensis

Vyskupija Kaišiadorių
Location
Country Lithuania
Ecclesiastical provinceVilnius
MetropolitanVilnius
Statistics
Area6,557 km2 (2,532 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2016)
118,000
100,000 (84.7%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralTransfiguration Cathedral
Patron saintSt Joseph
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJonas Ivanauskas
Metropolitan ArchbishopGintaras Grušas
Bishops emeritusJuozapas Matulaitis-Labukas
Map
Location of Diocese of Kaišiadorys in Lithuania
Location of Diocese of Kaišiadorys in Lithuania
Website
Website of the Diocese

Episcopal ordinariesEdit

(all Roman Rite)

BishopsEdit

  1. Juozapas Kukta (5 April 1926 – 16 June 1942 Died)
  2. Teofilius Matulionis (9 January 1943 – 20 August 1962 Died)
  3. Juozapas Matulaitis-Labukas (24 December 1991 – 11 February 2012 Retired)
  4. Jonas Ivanauskas (11 February 2012 – )

Apostolic administratorsEdit

Between 1982 and 1991, Kaišiadorys was led by Apostolic Administrators rather than bishops.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 54°51′N 24°27′E / 54.850°N 24.450°E / 54.850; 24.450