Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Krakow
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Krakow

Coordinates: 50°03?34.3?N 19°56?7.6?E / 50.059528°N 19.935444°E / 50.059528; 19.935444

Archdiocese of Kraków

Archidioecesis Cracoviensis

Archidiecezja krakowska
Kraków - Wawel Cathedral 01.jpg
Kraków Cathedral
Location
Country Poland
MetropolitanKraków
Statistics
Area5,730 km2 (2,210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2015)
Decrease 1,563,841
Increase1,563,841 (Decrease97.4%)
Information
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralKatedra Wawelska
(Wawel Cathedral of Sts. Stanislaus and Vaclav)
Patron saintSt. Stanislaus
St. John Paul II
Metropolitan ArchbishopMarek J?draszewski
Auxiliary BishopsJan Szkodo?, Damian Andrzej Muskus, Janusz Edward Mastalski
Bishops emeritusStanis?aw Dziwisz (Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus)
Jan Zaj?c (Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus)

The Archdiocese of Kraków (Latin: Cracovien(sis), Polish: Archidiecezja krakowska) is an archdiocese located in the city of Kraków in Poland. As of 2013 weekly mass attendance was 51.3% of the population (fourth highest in Poland after the dioceses of: Tarnów-69.0%, Rzeszów-64.1% and Przemy?l-58.8%).

History

  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Kraków from the Diocese of Pozna?
  • October 28, 1925: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kraków

Special churches

Wawel Bazylika
  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basilica of the Body and Blood of Christ, Kazimierz
    • Bazylika Naj?wi?tszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Kraków
    • Bazylika Nawiedzenia NMP, Kraków
    • Bazylika Ofiarowania Naj?wi?tszej Maryi Panny, Wadowice
    • Bazylika ?w. Floriana, Kraków (Kleparz)
    • Bazylika ?w. Franciszka z Asy?u OO. Franciszkanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Trójcy ?wi?tej OO. Dominikanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzi?cia Naj?wi?tszej Marii Panny (Bazylika Mariacka), Kraków
    • Sanktuarium Pasyjno - Maryjne, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  • Minor & International Shrine:

Leadership

Suffragan dioceses

See also

Sources



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