Archdiocese of Lviv of the Latins
Archidioecesis Leopolitana Latinorum
|Area||68,000 km2 (26,000 sq mi)|
|(as of 2013)|
|Cathedral|| -? ? ? |
(Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
|Auxiliary Bishops||Leon Malyi, Eduard Kava|
|Bishops emeritus||Marian Cardinal Jaworski|
Location of the Archdiocese of Lviv
Its Cathedral archiepiscopal see is a Minor Basilica and (Minor) World Heritage Site: Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Lviv (), Lviv Oblast
The diocese has a second Minor Basilica: Basilica of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, in Chernivtsi (), Chernivtsi Oblast.
The diocese was canonically erected in 1358 as Diocese of Lviv / Lwow / Leopoli (Italian) / Leopolitan(us) Latinorum (Latin adjective)
As per 2014, it pastorally served 138,500 Roman Catholics (3.1% of 4,500,000 total) on 68,000 km² in 278 parishes with 196 priests (140 diocesan, 56 religious), 215 lay religious (76 brothers, 139 sisters) and 32 seminarians.
The Metropolitan of the Archdiocese has six Latin suffragan sees :
(all Roman Rite)
oAuxiliary Bishop: Stanislaw Padewski, O.F.M. Cap. (1998 - 2002.05.04) oAuxiliary Bishop: Markijan Trofimiak (1991.01.16 - 1998.03.25) oAuxiliary Bishop: Rafal Kiernicki, O.F.M. Conv. (1991.01.16 - 1995.11.23) oAuxiliary Bishop: Eugeniusz Baziak (later Archbishop) (1933.09.15 - 1944.03.01) oAuxiliary Bishop: Francis Lisowski (1928.07.20 - 1933.01.27) oAuxiliary Bishop: Boles?aw Twardowski (later Archbishop) (1918.09.14 - 1923.08.03) oAuxiliary Bishop: Wladyslaw Bandurski (1906.09.26 - 1932.03.06) oAuxiliary Bishop: Joseph Weber, C.R. (1895.12.02 - 1906.05.26) oAuxiliary Bishop: Jan Puzyna de Kosielsko (later Cardinal) (1886.02.26 - 1895.01.22) oAuxiliary Bishop: Seweryn Morawski (later Archbishop) (1881.05.13 - 1885.02.15) oAuxiliary Bishop: Valery Henryk Kamionko (1815.07.10 - 1840.08.26) oAuxiliary Bishop: Kajetan Ignacy Kicki (later Archbishop) (1783.07.18 - 1797.12.18) oAuxiliary Bishop: Ferdynand Onufry Kicki (later Archbishop) (1777.04.23 - 1778.09.28) oAuxiliary Bishop: Kryspin Cieszkowski (1772.12.14 - 1792?) oAuxiliary Bishop: Samuel G?owi?ski (1733.12.02 - 1776.09.14) oAuxiliary Bishop: Hieronim Maciej Je?owicki (1725.02.21 - 1732.01.08) oAuxiliary Bishop: Stefan Bogus?aw Rupniewski (1713.05.22 - 1716.12.23) oAuxiliary Bishop: John Skarbek (later Archbishop) (1696.01.02 - 1713.01.30)