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Diocese of

Legnica

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,080 km²

Population: 745,000 Catholics (90.0% of 828,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Wrocław

Neighbouring Dioceses: Litoměřice (↙), Dresden–Meißen (←), Görlitz (←), Zielona Góra–Gorzów (↑), Wrocław (→), Świdnica (↘), Hradec Králové (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 239 parishes, 515 priests (412 diocesan, 103 religious), 292 lay religious (104 brothers, 188 sisters), 37 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Litoměřice (↙), Dresden–Meißen (←), Görlitz (←), Zielona Góra–Gorzów (↑), Wrocław (→), Świdnica (↘), Hradec Králové (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.04.16 – ...):Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski (72)Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski (72)
Auxiliary Bishop (2008.12.24 – ...):Bishop Marek Mendyk (57)Bishop Marek Mendyk (57)

Titular Bishop of Rusuccuru

Ordinaries

Bishops of Legnica (Roman Rite)

Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski (72)Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski (72)Permalink
(2014.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Legnica (Poland)

Posłuszeństwo Ewangelii Eucharystia

Born:1946.07.02 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:2002.05.20

Bishop of Siedlce (Poland) (2002.03.28 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop of Legnica (Poland) (2014.04.16 – ...)

Bishop Stefan Cichy (79)Bishop Stefan Cichy (79)Permalink
(2005.03.19 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop emeritus of Legnica (Poland)

Per Crucem ad Lucem

Born:1939.03.30 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.12

Titular Bishop of Bonusta (1998.08.26 – 2005.03.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Katowice (Poland) (1998.08.26 – 2005.03.19)

Bishop of Legnica (Poland) (2005.03.19 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop Tadeusz RybakPermalink
(1992.03.25 – 2005.03.19)

Per Christum in Spiritu ad Patrem

Born:1929.11.07 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1953.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.24
Died:2017.03.07 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Benepota (1977.04.28 – 1992.03.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Poland) (1977.04.28 – 1992.03.25)

Bishop of Legnica (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2005.03.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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