Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz

Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz
Diocese of Kalisz
Dioecesis Calissiensis
Country Poland
Metropolitan Poznań
Area 10,800 km2 (4,200 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
758,300 (98.6%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedra św. Mikołaja
(Cathedral of St. Nicholas)
Co-cathedral Konkatedra św. Stanisława in Ostrów Wielkopolski
(Co-Cathedral of St. Stanislaus)
Current leadership
Bishop Stanislaw Napierala
Auxiliary Bishop Teofil Józef Wilski (emeritus)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kalisz (Latin: Calissien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kalisz in the Ecclesiastical province of Poznań in Poland.



  • March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Kalisz from the Diocese of Częstochowa, Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wrocław and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gniezno

Special churches

Bazylika św. Józefa
(St. Joseph's Basilica)
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Bazylika Matki Bożej Wspomożenia Wiernych, Twardogóra
    • Bazylika św. Józefa, Kalisz (Basilica of St Joseph)


  • Bishops of Kalisz (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Stanisław Napierała (since March 25, 1992)

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