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Diocese of

Bielsko–Żywiec

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,000 km²

Population: 675,000 Catholics (88.2% of 765,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kraków

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ostrava–Opava (←), Katowice (↑), Kraków (→), Žilina (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 210 parishes, 662 priests (530 diocesan, 132 religious), 619 lay religious (159 brothers, 460 sisters), 60 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Ostrava–Opava (←), Katowice (↑), Kraków (→), Žilina (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.11.16 – ...):Bishop Roman Pindel (59)Bishop Roman Pindel (59)
Auxiliary Bishop (2011.10.22 – ...):Bishop Piotr Greger (54)Bishop Piotr Greger (54)

Titular Bishop of Assava

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bielsko–Żywiec (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roman Pindel (59)Bishop Roman Pindel (59)Permalink
(2013.11.16 – ...)

Bishop of Bielsko–Żywiec (Poland)

Verbum vitæ continentes

Born:1958.11.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1983.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2014.01.06

Bishop of Bielsko–Żywiec (Poland) (2013.11.16 – ...)

Bishop Tadeusz Rakoczy (80)Bishop Tadeusz Rakoczy (80)Permalink
(1992.03.25 – 2013.11.16)

Bishop emeritus of Bielsko–Żywiec (Poland)

In ædificationem Corporis Christi

Born:1938.03.30 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1992.04.26

Bishop of Bielsko–Żywiec (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2013.11.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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