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Republic of Poland (Poland)

Poland

Also known as: Polen (Deutsch), la Pologne (français), Polonia (español, Italiano, latine), Polska (polski), Polónia (Português), 波蘭 (正體中文), ポーランド (日本語)

Continent: East Europe

Capital: Warsaw

Area: 304,255 km²

Population: 38,476,269

Patron Saints: Mary Queen of Poland, Saint Stanislaus da Szczepanów, Saint Adalbert, Saint Stanisław Kostka, Saint Andrzej Bobola

Saints: 34 Saints, 237 Blesseds

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Religions: Catholic 87.2% (includes Roman Catholic 86.9% and Greek Catholic, Armenian Catholic, and Byzantine-Slavic Catholic .3%), Orthodox 1.3% (almost all are Polish Autocephalous Orthodox), Protestant 0.4% (mainly Augsburg Evangelical and Pentacostal), other 0.4% (includes Jehovah's Witness, Buddhist, Hare Krishna, Gaudiya Vaishnavism, Muslim, Jewish, Mormon), unspecified 10.8%

Languages: Polish (official) 98.2%, Silesian 1.4%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.3%

Ethnic Groups: Polish 96.9%, Silesian 1.1%, German 0.2%, Ukrainian 0.1%, other and unspecified 1.7%

Motto: Bóg, Honor, Ojczyzna (Polish) (God, Honour, Fatherland)

Neighbouring Countries: Czechia Czechia, ← Germany Germany, ↑ Sweden Sweden, ↑ Russia Russia, ↗ Lithuania Lithuania, → Belarus Belarus, ↘ Ukraine Ukraine, ↓ Slovakia Slovakia


Circumscriptions (46): Metr. Archdioceses (15), Dioceses (29), Ordinariates (1), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (42): Białystok, Bielsko–Żywiec, Bydgoszcz, Częstochowa, Drohiczyn, Elbląg, Ełk, Gdańsk, Gliwice, Gniezno, Kalisz, Katowice, Kielce, Koszalin–Kołobrzeg, Kraków, Legnica, Łódź, Łomża, Łowicz, Lublin, Opole, Ordynariat Polowy Wojska Polskiego, Pelplin, Płock, Poznań, Przemyśl, Radom, Rzeszów, Sandomierz, Siedlce, Sosnowiec, Świdnica, Szczecin–Kamień, Tarnów, Toruń, Warmia, Warszawa, Warszawa-Praga, Włocławek, Wrocław, Zamość–Lubaczów, Zielona Góra–Gorzów

Ukrainian Church (3): Olsztyn–Gdańsk, Przemyśl–Warszawa, Wrocław–Koszalin

Eastern Rite without proper Ordinary (1): Ordynariat dla wiernych obrządku wschodniego


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (3 electors/4 total): Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz (82)Dziwisz (82), Cardinal Konrad Krajewski (57)Krajewski (57), Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (71)Nycz (71), Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko (76)Ryłko (76) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (74), Basilicas Basilicas (155), National Shrines National Shrines (6), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (29)

Roman-Rite Church Shrines in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Poland Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio (68)

Conference of Bishops: Konferencja Episkopatu Polski LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki (71)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (62)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (78)


as of 2021.07.18

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