Stanisław Szymecki

Stanisław Szymecki (born January 26, 1924) is a Polish Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. At age 97, he is the oldest living bishop from Poland.

His Excellency

Stanisław Szymecki
Archbishop Emeritus of Białystok
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Archbishop Stanisław Szymecki in 2008
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
ArchdioceseArchdiocese of Białystok
SeeRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Białystok
In office1993 - 2000
PredecessorEdward Kisiel
SuccessorWojciech Ziemba
OrdinationJuly 3, 1947
by Emmanuel Célestin Suhard
ConsecrationApril 12, 1981
by Pope John Paul II
Personal details
Born (1924-01-26) January 26, 1924 (age 97)
Katowice, Poland
Previous postBishop of Kielce (1981-1993)


Szymecki was born in Katowice and was ordained a priest on July 3, 1947. Szymecki was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Kielce on March 27, 1981 and consecrated on April 12, 1981. Szymecki was appointed to the Archdiocese of Białystok on May 15, 1993 and retired from the diocese on November 16, 2000.

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