Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gniezno


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gniezno
Archdiocese of Gniezno
Archidioecesis Gnesnensis
Location
Country Poland
Statistics
Area 8,122 km2 (3,136 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
678,847
673,559 (99.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Bazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia
Najświętszej Marii Panny i św. Wojciecha

(Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
)
Current leadership
Bishop Henryk Muszynski
Auxiliary Bishop Wojciech Polak, Bogdan Józef Wojtus

The Archdiocese of Gniezno (Latin: Gnesnen(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Gniezno in Poland.

Contents

History

  • 1000: Established as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gniezno with suffragan dioceses in Kraków, Wrocław and Kołobrzeg
  • 16 July 1821: Joined in personal union aeque principaliter with Archdiocese of Poznań
  • 12 November 1948: Dissolution of union between archdioceses of Poznań and Gniezno, and estabilihing of personal union in persona episcopi between archdioceses of Warsaw and Gniezno.
  • 25 March 1992: Dissolution of union between archdioceses of Gniezno and Warsaw.

Special churches

Bazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia
Najświętszej Marii Panny i św. Wojciecha

(Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
)
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika św. Apostołów Piotra i Pawła, Kruszwica
    • Bazylika Św. Wincentego a Paulo, Bydgoszcz
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Trzemeszno

Leadership

Suffragan dioceses

See also

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