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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Lviv

Ukraine Ukraine

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 68,000 km²

Population: 138,500 Catholics (3.1% of 4,500,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Kamyanets-Podilsky, Kharkiv–Zaporizhia, Kyïv–Žytomyr, Lutsk, Mukacheve, Odessa–Simferopol

Neighbouring Dioceses: Satu Mare (↙), Mukacheve (↙), Przemyśl (←), Zamość–Lubaczów (↖), Lutsk (↗), Kamyanets-Podilsky (→), Chişinău (↘), Iaşi (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 278 parishes, 196 priests (140 diocesan, 56 religious), 215 lay religious (76 brothers, 139 sisters), 32 seminarians (2014)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Satu Mare (↙), Mukacheve (↙), Przemyśl (←), Zamość–Lubaczów (↖), Lutsk (↗), Kamyanets-Podilsky (→), Chişinău (↘), Iaşi (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2008.10.21 – ...):Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki (56)Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki (56)

President of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine

Auxiliary Bishop (2002.05.04 – ...):Bishop Leon Maly (58)Bishop Leon Maly (58)

Titular Bishop of Tabunia

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.05.13 – ...):Bishop Eduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv. (39)Bishop-elect Eduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv. (39)

Titular Bishop of Cilibia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Lviv (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki (56)Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki (56)Permalink
(2008.10.21 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine)
President of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine

Humilitas

Born:1961.03.29 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1987.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.29

Second Private Secretary of the Pope (1996 – 2005.04.02)

Second Private Secretary of the Pope (2005.04.19 – 2007.07.16)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (2007.07.16 – 2008.10.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (2008.10.21 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine (2008.10.21 – ...)

Cardinal Marian Jaworski (90)Cardinal Marian Jaworski (90)Permalink
(1991.01.16 – 2008.10.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sisto
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lviv (Ukraine)
President emeritus of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1926.08.21 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1950.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.23
Created Cardinal in pectore:1998.02.21
Revealed as Cardinal:2001.02.21

Titular Bishop of Lambæsis (1984.05.21 – 1991.01.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Lviv (Ukraine) (1984.05.21 – 1991.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1991.01.16 – 2008.10.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine (1994 – 2008.10.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Lutsk (Ukraine) (1996 – 1998.03.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sisto (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – ...)

Cardinal Marian Jaworski (90)Bishop Marian Jaworski (90) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1984.05.21 – 1991.01.16)

Bishop Marian Jozef RechowiczPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1973.12.31 – 1983.09.28)

Bishop Jan NowickiPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1968.03.23 – 1973.08.14)

Archbishop Eugeniusz BaziakPermalink
(1944.11.22 – 1962.06.15)

Born:1890.03.08 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1912.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1933.11.05
Died:1962.06.15 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Phocæa (1933.09.15 – 1944.03.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1933.09.15 – 1944.03.01)

Titular Archbishop of Parium (1944.03.01 – 1944.11.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1944.03.01 – 1944.11.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1944.11.22 – 1962.06.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Kraków (Poland) (1951.03.23 – 1962.06.15)

Archbishop Bolesław TwardowskiPermalink
(1923.08.03 – 1944.11.22)

Born:1864.02.18 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1886.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1919.01.12
Died:1944.11.22 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Telmissus (1918.09.14 – 1923.08.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1918.09.14 – 1923.08.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1923.08.03 – 1944.11.22)

Saint Archbishop Józef BilczewskiPermalink
(1900.12.17 – 1923.03.20)

Born:1860.04.26 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1884.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1901.01.20
Died:1923.03.20 († 62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1900.12.17 – 1923.03.20)

Archbishop Seweryn MorawskiPermalink
(1885.02.15 – 1900.02.05)

Born:1819.01.02
Died:1900.02.05 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Trapezopolis (1881.05.13 – 1885.02.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1881.05.13 – 1885.02.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1885.02.15 – 1900.02.05)

Archbishop Francesco Saverio WierzchleyskiPermalink
(1860.03.23 – 1884.04.17)

Ordained Priest:1803.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1846.04.10
Died:1884.04.17

Bishop of Przemyśl (Poland) (1846.07.27 – 1860.03.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1860.03.23 – 1884.04.17)

Archbishop Lukash BaranieckiPermalink
(1849.03.30 – 1858.06.30)

Consecrated Bishop:1850.01.13
Died:1858.06.30

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1849.03.30 – 1858.06.30)

Archbishop Wacław Wilhelm WacławiczekPermalink
(1847.08.18 – 1848.05.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1847.08.18 – 1848.05.29)

Archbishop Franciszek de Paula PisztekPermalink
(1835.07.24 – 1846.02.01)

Born:1808.08.21
Ordained Priest:1824.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:1824.11.14
Died:1846.02.01 († 37)

Titular Bishop of Azotus (1824.09.27 – 1832.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1824.09.27 – 1832.02.24)

Bishop of Tarnów (Poland) (1832.02.24 – 1835.07.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1835.07.24 – 1846.02.01)

Archbishop Franz Xavier LuschinPermalink
(1834.06.23 – 1835.04.09)

Born:1781.12.03
Ordained Priest:1804.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1824.10.03
Died:1854.05.02 († 72)

Bishop of Trento (Italy) ([1823.11.12] 1824.05.24 – 1834.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) ([1834.03.18] 1834.06.23 – 1835.04.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gorizia e Gradisca (Italy) ([1835.01.09] 1835.04.09 – 1854.05.02)

Archbishop Andrzej Alojzy AnkwiczPermalink
(1815.03.25 – 1833.09.30)

Born:1777.06.22 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1810.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:1815.08.15
Died:1838.03.26 († 60)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1815.03.25 – 1833.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) (1833.09.30 – 1838.03.26)

Archbishop Kajetan Ignacy KickiPermalink
(1797.12.18 – 1812.01.15)

Born:1745 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1769.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1785.01.30
Died:1812.01.15 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Soli (1783.07.18 – 1797.12.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1783.07.18 – 1797.12.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1797.12.18 – 1812.01.15)

Archbishop Ferdynand Onufry KickiPermalink
(1780.10.25 – 1797.02.02)

Born:1721.07.08?
Ordained Priest:1750.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1778.02.15
Died:1797.02.02 († 75)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1777.04.23 – 1778.09.28)

Titular Bishop of Targa (1777.12.15 – 1780.10.25)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1778.09.28 – 1780.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1780.10.25 – 1797.02.02)

Archbishop Wacław Hieronim SierakowskiPermalink
(1760.07.21 – 1780.10.25)

Born:1700.09 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1726.06.30
Died:1780.10.25 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Cestrus (1737.09.30 – 1738.09.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Inflanty (Latvia) ([1736.07.19] 1737.09.30 – 1738.09.09)

Bishop of Inflanty (Latvia) (1738.09.09 – 1739.11.16)

Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilsky (Ukraine) ([1739.03.07] 1739.11.16 – 1742.05.25)

Bishop of Przemyśl (Poland) ([1741.09.13] 1742.05.25 – 1760.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) ([1759.08.10] 1760.07.21 – 1780.10.25)

Archbishop-elect Władysław Aleksander ŁubieńskiPermalink
(1759.03.13 – 1759.04.09)

Born:1703
Consecrated Bishop:1759.05.07
Died:1767 († 64)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1759.03.13 – 1759.04.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1759.04.09 – 1767)

Archbishop Mikołaj DembowskiPermalink
(1757.09.26 – 1757.11.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1742.10.07
Died:1757.11.27

Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilsky (Ukraine) (1742.09.07 – 1757.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1757.09.26 – 1757.11.27)

Archbishop Mikołaj Gerard WyżyckiPermalink
(1737.05.06 – 1757.04.07)

Died:1757.04.07

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1737.05.06 – 1757.04.07)

Archbishop John SkarbekPermalink
(1713.01.30 – 1733.12.02)

Died:1733.12.02

Titular Bishop of Marocco (1696.01.02 – 1713.01.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1696.01.02 – 1713.01.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1713.01.30 – 1733.12.02)

Archbishop Mikołaj PopławskiPermalink
(1710.07.21 – 1711.09.07)

Consecrated Bishop:1685.02.25
Died:1711.09.07

Bishop of Inflanty (Latvia) (1685.01.15 – 1710.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1710.07.21 – 1711.09.07)

Archbishop Konstanty Józef ZielińskiPermalink
(1700.03.30 – 1709.02.17)

Consecrated Bishop:1694.11.07
Died:1709.02.17

Titular Bishop of Hierapolis (1694.08.30 – 1700.03.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1694.08.30 – 1700.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1700.03.30 – 1709.02.17)

Archbishop Konstanty LipskiPermalink
(1681.03.17 – 1698.03.14)

Died:1698.03.14

Apostolic Administrator of Gniezno (Poland) (1680 – 1681.03.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1681.03.17 – 1698.03.14)

Archbishop Albert KorycińskiPermalink
(1670.06.30 – 1677.01.17)

Died:1677.01.17

Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilsky (Ukraine) (1667.03.07 – 1670.06.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1670.06.30 – 1677.01.17)

Archbishop Jan TarnowskiPermalink
(1654.07.06 – 1669.08.24)

Died:1669.08.24

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1654.07.06 – 1669.08.24)

Archbishop Mikołaj KrosnowskiPermalink
(1645.06.12 – 1653.09.26)

Born:1590
Ordained Priest:1625.02.24
Died:1653.09.26 († 63)

Bishop of Wenden (Latvia) (1641.11.27 – 1645.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1645.06.12 – 1653.09.26)

Archbishop Stanisław GrochowskiPermalink
(1633.12.19 – 1645.03.01)

Died:1645.03.01

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1633.12.19 – 1645.03.01)

Archbishop Jan Andrzej PróchnickiPermalink
(1614.11.24 – 1633.05.13)

Died:1633.05.13

Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilsky (Ukraine) (1607.08.13 – 1614.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1614.11.24 – 1633.05.13)

Archbishop Jan Zamoyski, O.S.B.Permalink
(1604.02.04 – 1614.03.04)

Died:1614.03.04

Titular Bishop of Philippi (1595.08.30 – 1604.02.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Płock (Poland) (1595.08.30 – 1604.02.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1604.02.04 – 1614.03.04)

Archbishop Jan Dymitr SolikowskiPermalink
(1583.03.28 – 1603.06.27)

Died:1603.06.27

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1583.03.28 – 1603.06.27)

Archbishop Jan SienińskiPermalink
(1576.12.10 – 1582)

Died:1582

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1576.12.10 – 1582)

Archbishop Staniław SłomowskiPermalink
(1565.09.07 – 1575.09.22)

Died:1575.09.22

Titular Bishop of Laodicea (1560.02.14 – 1565.09.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków (Poland) (1560.02.14 – 1565.09.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1565.09.07 – 1575.09.22)

Archbishop Paweł TarłoPermalink
(1561.01.15 – 1565.05.21)

Died:1565.05.21

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1561.01.15 – 1565.05.21)

Archbishop Feliks LigęzaPermalink
(1555.05.07 – 1560.01.26)

Died:1560.01.26

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1555.05.07 – 1560.01.26)

Archbishop Piotr StarzechowskiPermalink
(1540.05.31 – 1554.04.01)

Died:1554.04.01

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1540.05.31 – 1554.04.01)

Archbishop Bernardyn WilczekPermalink
(1505.04.28 – 1540)

Died:1540

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1505.04.28 – 1540)

Archbishop Andrzej BoryszewskiPermalink
(1493 – 1503.12.18)

Born:1435
Died:1510.04.20 († 75)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1488.05.23 – 1493)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1493 – 1503.12.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Przemyśl (Poland) (1501.02.01 – 1503.12.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1503.12.18 – 1510.04.20)

Archbishop Jan Strzelecki WątróbkaPermalink
(1481.05.09 – 1493)

Died:1493

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1481.05.09 – 1493)

Fr. Jan DługoszPermalink
(1480 – 1480.05.29)

Died:1480.05.29

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1480 – 1480.05.29)

Archbishop Grzegorz z SanokaPermalink
(1451.03.07 – 1477.01.29)

Consecrated Bishop:1451.08.04
Died:1477.01.29

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1451.03.07 – 1477.01.29)

Archbishop Jan OdrowążPermalink
(1437.02.25 – 1450.09)

Died:1450.09

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1437.02.25 – 1450.09)

Archbishop Jan RzeszowskiPermalink
(1414.12.23 – 1436.08.12)

Died:1436.08.12

Metropolitan Archbishop of Halyč (Ukraine) (1412.08.26 – 1414.12.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1414.12.23 – 1436.08.12)

Bishops of Lviv (Roman Rite)

Bishop Herman Wytkind, O.P.Permalink
(1401.01.07 – ?)

Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1401.01.07 – ?)

Bishop Jerzy Eberhardi, O.F.M.Permalink
(1390.03.16 – ?)

Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (1390.03.16 – ?)

Bishop KonradPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine) (? – ?)

Former Prelates


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