Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kraków

Coordinates: 50°03′34.3″N 19°56′7.6″E / 50.059528°N 19.935444°E / 50.059528; 19.935444

Archdiocese of Kraków
Archidioecesis Cracoviensis
Archidiecezja krakowska
Country Poland
Metropolitan Kraków
Area 5,730 km2 (2,210 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,566,555 (96.8%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Katedra Wawelska
(Wawel Cathedral of Sts. Stanislaus and Vaclav)
Current leadership
Bishop Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz
Auxiliary Bishop Jan Szkodon, Jan Zajac, Grzegorz Ryś, Damian Andrzej Muskus [1]
Emeritus Bishops Franciszek Macharski

The Archdiocese of Kraków (Latin: Cracovien(sis), Polish: Archidiecezja krakowska) is an archdiocese located in the city of Kraków in Poland.



  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Kraków from the Diocese of Poznań
  • October 28, 1925: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kraków

Special churches

Wawel Bazylika
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basilica of the Body and Blood of Christ, Kazimierz
    • Bazylika Mniejsz św. Andrzeja Apostoła, Olkusz
    • Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Kraków
    • Bazylika Nawiedzenia NMP, Kraków
    • Bazylika Ofiarowania Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wadowice
    • Bazylika św. Floriana, Kraków (Kleparz)
    • Bazylika św. Franciszka z Asyżu OO. Franciszkanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Trójcy Świętej OO. Dominikanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny (Bazylika Mariacka), Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny Królowej Polski, Kraków
    • Sanktuarium Pasyjno - Maryjne, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  • Minor & International Shrine:


Suffragan dioceses

See also


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