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Diocese of

Bielsko–Żywiec

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,000 km²

Population: 664,179 Catholics (86.9% of 764,508 total) (2017)

Statistics: 210 parishes, 688 priests (545 diocesan, 143 religious), 598 lay religious (156 brothers, 442 sisters), 58 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kraków

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Maximilian Kolbe (August 14), Saint Jan Sarkander (May 30), Saint John Cantius (October 20)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 24

Liturgical Calendar 📅

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History


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.11.16 – ...):Bishop Roman Pindel (61)Bishop Roman Pindel (61)
Auxiliary Bishop (2011.10.22 – ...):Bishop Piotr Greger (56)Bishop Piotr Greger (56)

Titular Bishop of Assava

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bielsko–Żywiec (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roman Pindel (61)Bishop Roman Pindel (61)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 (82)Bishop Tadeusz Rakoczy (82)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 2020.06.16

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