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Diocese of

Gliwice

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,250 km²

Population: 586,876 Catholics (88.7% of 661,731 total) (2018)

Statistics: 156 parishes, 487 priests (342 diocesan, 145 religious), 2 deacons, 341 lay religious (171 brothers, 170 sisters), 42 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Katowice

Neighbouring Dioceses: Opole (↖), Częstochowa (↗), Sosnowiec (→), Katowice (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Peter and Saint Paul of Tarsus (June 29), Saint Anne (July 26), Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Matki Sprawiedliwości i Miłości Społecznej (September 12)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 16

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History


Special Churches

Opole (↖), Częstochowa (↗), Sosnowiec (→), Katowice (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.12.29 – ...):Bishop Jan Kopiec (73)Bishop Jan Kopiec (73)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.11.18 – ...):Bishop Andrzej Iwanecki (60)Bishop Andrzej Iwanecki (60)

Titular Bishop of Arcavica

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gliwice (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jan Kopiec (73)Bishop Jan Kopiec (73)Permalink
(2011.12.29 – ...)

Bishop of Gliwice (Poland)

Crux Christi spes nostra

Born:1947.12.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1972.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.06

Titular Bishop of Cemerinianus (1992.12.04 – 2011.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Opole (Poland) (1992.12.04 – 2011.12.29)

Bishop of Gliwice (Poland) (2011.12.29 – ...)

Bishop Jan Walenty Wieczorek (86)Bishop Jan Walenty Wieczorek (86)Permalink
(1992.03.25 – 2011.12.29)

Bishop emeritus of Gliwice (Poland)

Servire populo

Born:1935.02.08 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.16

Titular Bishop of Thimida regia (1981.06.12 – 1992.03.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Opole (Poland) (1981.06.12 – 1992.03.25)

Bishop of Gliwice (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2011.12.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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