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Diocese of

Plzeň

Czechia Czechia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Plzeň / Pilsen (English) / Pilznen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Praha

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Regensburg (↙), Dresden–Meißen (↑), Litoměřice (↗), Praha (→), České Budějovice (↘), Passau (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.02.12 – ...):Bishop Tomáš Holub (55)Bishop Tomáš Holub (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Plzeň (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomáš Holub (55)Bishop Tomáš Holub (55)
(2016.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Plzeň (Czechia)

Born:1967.08.16 (Jaromer, Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1993.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:2016.04.30

General Secretary of Czech Bishops’ Conference (2011.07.01 – 2016.10.01)

Bishop of Plzeň (Czechia) (2016.02.12 – ...)

Bishop František Radkovský (83)Bishop František Radkovský (83)
(1993.05.31 – 2016.02.12)

Bishop emeritus of Plzeň (Czechia)

Credidimus caritati

Born:1939.10.03 (Trešt, Czechia)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.07

General Secretary of Czech Bishops’ Conference (1990 – 1993.07.07)

Titular Bishop of Aggar (1990.03.17 – 1993.05.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Praha (Czechia) (1990.03.17 – 1993.05.31)

Bishop of Plzeň (Czechia) (1993.05.31 – 2016.02.12)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 9,661 km²

Population: 117,000 Catholics (13.7% of 857,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 68 parishes, 98 priests (59 diocesan, 39 religious), 6 deacons, 75 lay religious (56 brothers, 19 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Blessed Hroznata

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History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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