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Diocese of

Ostrava–Opava

Czechia Czechia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,150 km²

Population: 429,300 Catholics (32.6% of 1,316,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Olomouc

Neighbouring Dioceses: Olomouc (↙), Świdnica (↖), Opole (↑), Katowice (↗), Bielsko–Żywiec (→), Žilina (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: sv. Hedvika Slezská

Statistics: 276 parishes, 1 mission, 229 priests (190 diocesan, 39 religious), 27 deacons, 203 lay religious (53 brothers, 150 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Olomouc (↙), Świdnica (↖), Opole (↑), Katowice (↗), Bielsko–Żywiec (→), Žilina (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.05.30 – ...):Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. (69)Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. (69)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.04.07 – ...):Bishop Martin David (47)Bishop Martin David (47)

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Numidia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ostrava–Opava (Roman Rite)

Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. (69)Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. (69)Permalink
(1996.05.30 – ...)

Bishop of Ostrava–Opava (Czechia)

Pro vita mundi

Born:1948.01.05 (Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.07

Titular Bishop of Catabum castra (1990.03.17 – 1996.05.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1990.03.17 – 1996.05.30)

Bishop of Ostrava–Opava (Czechia) (1996.05.30 – ...)

Vice-President of Czech Bishops’ Conference (2005.01 – 2010.04.21)


as of 2017.09.25

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