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Diocese of

Bydgoszcz

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,200 km²

Population: 586,240 Catholics (93.5% of 626,700 total) (2017)

Statistics: 152 parishes, 1 mission, 393 priests (294 diocesan, 99 religious), 240 lay religious (109 brothers, 131 sisters), 13 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gniezno

Neighbouring Dioceses: Poznań (↙), Koszalin–Kołobrzeg (↖), Pelplin (↗), Toruń (→), Gniezno (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Matki Pięknej Miłości (September 8), Blessed Michał Kozal (June 14)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 31

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Poznań (↙), Koszalin–Kołobrzeg (↖), Pelplin (↗), Toruń (→), Gniezno (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.05.12 – ...):Bishop Wiesław Śmigiel (52)Bishop Wiesław Śmigiel (52)

Bishop of Toruń (Poland)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bydgoszcz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Wiesław Śmigiel (52)Bishop Wiesław Śmigiel (52)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.05.12 – ...)

Bishop Jan Tyrawa (72)Bishop Jan Tyrawa (72)Permalink
(2004.02.24 – 2021.05.12)

Bishop emeritus of Bydgoszcz (Poland)

Crux ave spes unica

Born:1948.11.04 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1988.11.05

Titular Bishop of Nova Sinna (1988.09.24 – 2004.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Poland) (1988.09.24 – 2004.02.24)

Bishop of Bydgoszcz (Poland) (2004.02.24 – 2021.05.12)


as of 2021.06.22

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