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Diocese of

Kielce

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,319 km²

Population: 769,000 Catholics (95.5% of 805,147 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kraków

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kraków (↙), Sosnowiec (↙), Częstochowa (←), Radom (↑), Sandomierz (→), Tarnów (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 304 parishes, 717 priests (657 diocesan, 60 religious), 389 lay religious (76 brothers, 313 sisters), 75 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Kraków (↙), Sosnowiec (↙), Częstochowa (←), Radom (↑), Sandomierz (→), Tarnów (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.10.11 – ...):Bishop Jan Piotrowski (65)Bishop Jan Piotrowski (65)
Auxiliary Bishop (1998.02.21 – ...):Bishop Marian Florczyk (64)Bishop Marian Florczyk (64)

Titular Bishop of Limata

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.11.08 – ...):Bishop Andrzej Kaleta (61)Bishop Andrzej Kaleta (61)

Titular Bishop of Maxita

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kielce (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jan Piotrowski (65)Bishop Jan Piotrowski (65)Permalink
(2014.10.11 – ...)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland)

In caritate evangelium prædicare

Born:1953.01.05 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2014.01.25

Titular Bishop of Sinitis (2013.12.14 – 2014.10.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tarnów (Poland) (2013.12.14 – 2014.10.11)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (2014.10.11 – ...)

Bishop Kazimierz RyczanPermalink
(1993.07.17 – 2014.10.11)

In vinculo communionis

Born:1939.02.10 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1993.09.11
Died:2017.09.13 († 78)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1993.07.17 – 2014.10.11)

Archbishop Stanisław Szymecki (94)Bishop Stanisław Szymecki (94) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.03.27 – 1993.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Białystok (Poland)

Diliges

Born:1924.01.26 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.04.12

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1981.03.27 – 1993.05.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Białystok (Poland) (1993.05.15 – 2000.11.16)

Bishop Jan JaroszewiczPermalink
(1967.03.20 – 1980.04.17)

Born:1903.05.27 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1925.10.11
Consecrated Bishop:1958.02.11
Died:1980.04.17 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Letopolis (1957.12.10 – 1967.03.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1957.12.10 – 1967.03.20)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1967.03.20 – 1980.04.17)

Bishop Czeslaw KaczmarekPermalink
(1938.05.24 – 1963.08.26)

Omnia pro Christo rege

Born:1895.04.16 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.20
Consecrated Bishop:1938.09.04
Died:1963.08.26 († 68)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1938.05.24 – 1963.08.26)

Bishop Agostino LosinskiPermalink
(1910.04.26 – 1937.03.03)

Born:1867.01.08 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1892.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1910.06.05
Died:1937.03.03 († 70)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1910.04.26 – 1937.03.03)

Bishop Tommaso Teofilo KulinskiPermalink
(1883.03.15 – 1907)

Born:1823.12.12

Titular Bishop of Satala (1872.02.23 – 1883.03.15)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1883.03.15 – 1907)

Bishop Wojciech GorskiPermalink
(1805.06.26 – 1818.02.01)

Born:1739.03.31
Ordained Priest:1769.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1809.10.15
Died:1818.02.01 († 78)

Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1805.06.26 – 1818.02.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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