Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec is a diocese located in the city of Sosnowiec in the Ecclesiastical province of Częstochowa in Poland. As of 2013 weekly Sunday mass attendance was 27.5%, up from 27.4% in the previous year.

Diocese of Sosnowiec

Dioecesis Sosnoviensis

Diecezja Sosnowiecka
Kościół Wniebowzięcia NMP w Sosnowcu.jpg
Cathedral of the Assumption in Sosnowiec
Location
CountryPoland
MetropolitanCzęstochowa
Statistics
Area2,000 km2 (770 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
672,000
625,000 (93.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
(Roman Rite)
CathedralBazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny
(Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopGrzegorz Kaszak
Metropolitan ArchbishopWacław Depo
Auxiliary BishopsPiotr Skucha
Website
Website of the Diocese
Map of Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec

HistoryEdit

Special churchesEdit

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Matki Boskiej Anielskiej, Dąbrowa Górnicza
    • Bazylika św. Andrzeja Apostoła in Olkusz
      (St. Andrew the Apostle)
    • Bazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Sosnowiec
      (Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

LeadershipEdit

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Coordinates: 50°16′29″N 19°07′55″E / 50.2746°N 19.1319°E / 50.2746; 19.1319