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Catholic Church

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Republic of Poland (Poland)

Poland

Also known as: Polen (Deutsch), Polonia (español, Italiano, latine), la Pologne (français), Polska (polski), Polónia (Português), 波蘭 (正體中文), ポーランド (日本語)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Warsaw

Population: 38,346,279

Area: 304,465 km²

Patron Saints: Mary Queen of Poland, St. Stanislaw, St. Adalbert, St. Stanislaus Kostka, St. Andrew Bobola

Religions: Catholic 87.2% (includes Roman Catholic 86.9% and Greek Catholic, Armenian Catholic, and Byzantine-Slavic Catholic .3%), Orthodox 1.3% (almost all are Polish Autocephalous Orthodox), Protestant 0.4% (mainly Augsburg Evangelical and Pentacostal), other 0.4% (includes Jehovah's Witness, Buddhist, Hare Krishna, Gaudiya Vaishnavism, Muslim, Jewish, Mormon), unspecified 10.8%

Languages: Polish (official) 96.2%, Polish and non-Polish 2%, non-Polish 0.5%, unspecified 1.3%

Motto: Bóg, Honor, Ojczyzna (Polish) (God, Honour, Fatherland)

Neighbouring Countries: Czechia Czechia, ← Germany Germany, ↑ Sweden Sweden, ↑ Russia Russia, ↗ Lithuania Lithuania, → Belarus Belarus, ↘ Ukraine Ukraine, ↓ Slovakia Slovakia


Circumscriptions (45): Metr. Archdioceses (15), Dioceses (28), Ordinariates (1), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (42): Białystok, Bielsko–Żywiec, Bydgoszcz, Częstochowa, Drohiczyn, Elbląg, Ełk, Gdańsk, Gliwice, Gniezno, Kalisz, Katowice, Kielce, Koszalin–Kołobrzeg, Kraków, Legnica, Łódź, Łomża, Łowicz, Lublin, Opole, Ordynariat Polowy Wojska Polskiego, Pelplin, Płock, Poznań, Przemyśl, Radom, Rzeszów, Sandomierz, Siedlce, Sosnowiec, Świdnica, Szczecin–Kamień, Tarnów, Toruń, Warmia, Warszawa, Warszawa-Praga, Włocławek, Wrocław, Zamość–Lubaczów, Zielona Góra–Gorzów

Ukrainian Church (2): Przemyśl–Warszawa, Wrocław–Gdańsk

Eastern Rite without proper Ordinary (1): Ordynariat dla wiernych obrządku wschodniego


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (5 electors/6 total): Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz (79)Dziwisz (79), Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski (79)Grocholewski (79), Cardinal Henryk Roman Gulbinowicz (95)Gulbinowicz (95), Cardinal Konrad Krajewski (54)Krajewski (54), Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (68)Nycz (68), Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko (73)Ryłko (73) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (71), Basilicas Basilicas (149), National Shrines National Shrines (6), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (29)

Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Poland Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio (66)

Conference of Bishops: Konferencja Episkopatu Polski Link Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki (68)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (75)


as of 2018.10.18

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