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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Katowice

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Gliwice, Opole

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.10.29 – ...):Archbishop Wiktor Paweł Skworc (66)Archbishop Wiktor Paweł Skworc (66)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Katowice (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Wiktor Paweł Skworc (66)Archbishop Wiktor Paweł Skworc (66)
(2011.10.29 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Katowice (Poland)

In Spiritu Sancto

Born:1948.05.19 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1973.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.06

Bishop of Tarnów (Poland) (1997.12.13 – 2011.10.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Katowice (Poland) (2011.10.29 – ...)

Archbishop Damian Zimoń (80)Archbishop Damian Zimoń (80)
(1992.03.25 – 2011.10.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Katowice (Poland)

Prædicamus Christum Crucifixum

Born:1934.10.25 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.29

Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1985.06.03 – 1992.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Katowice (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2011.10.29)

Bishops of Katowice (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Damian Zimoń (80)Bishop Damian Zimoń (80) (later Archbishop)
(1985.06.03 – 1992.03.25)

(see above)

Bishop Herbert Bednorz
(1967.11.12 – 1983)

Born:1908.09.22 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1932.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1950.12.24
Died:1989.04.12 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Bulla regia (1950.05.04 – 1967.11.12)

Coadjutor Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1950.05.04 – 1967.11.12)

Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1967.11.12 – 1983)

Bishop Stanisław Adamski
(1930.09.02 – 1967.11.12)

Born:1871.04.12 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1899.11.12
Consecrated Bishop:1930.10.26
Died:1967.11.12 († 96)

Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1930.09.02 – 1967.11.12)

Bishop Arkadiusz Lisiecki
(1926.06.24 – 1930.05.13)

Born:1880.01.12 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1904.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1926.10.24
Died:1930.05.13 († 50)

Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1926.06.24 – 1930.05.13)

Bishop August Hlond, S.D.B. (later Cardinal)
(1925.10.28 – 1926.06.24)

Da mihi animas cetera tolle

Born:1881.07.05 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1905.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1926.01.03
Created Cardinal:1927.06.20
Died:1948.10.22 († 67)

Apostolic Administrator of Upper Silesia (Poland) (1922.11.07 – 1925.10.28)

Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1925.10.28 – 1926.06.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Poland (1926 – 1948.10.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno–Poznan (Poland) (1926.06.24 – 1948.10.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace (1927.12.22 – 1948.10.22)

Founder of Society of Christ for Polish Immigrants (1932.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa (Poland) (1946.06.13 – 1948.10.22)

Apostolic Administrators of Upper Silesia (Roman Rite)

Msgr. August Hlond, S.D.B. (later Cardinal)
(1922.11.07 – 1925.10.28)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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