Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kraków

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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
Metropolitan Kraków
Statistics
Area 5,730 km2 (2,210 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2015)
Decrease 1,563,841
Increase1,563,841 (Decrease97.4%)
Information
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Katedra Wawelska
(Wawel Cathedral of Sts. Stanislaus and Vaclav)
Patron saint St. Stanislaus
St. John Paul II
Metropolitan Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski
Auxiliary Bishops Jan Szkodoń, Damian Andrzej Muskus
Emeritus Bishops Stanisław Dziwisz (Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus)
Jan Zając (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 Przemyśl-58.8%).

History

  • 1000: Established as Diocese of Kraków from the Diocese of Poznań
  • 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 Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Kraków
    • Bazylika Nawiedzenia NMP, Kraków
    • Bazylika Ofiarowania Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wadowice
    • Bazylika św. Floriana, Kraków (Kleparz)
    • Bazylika św. Franciszka z Asyżu OO. Franciszkanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Trójcy Świętej OO. Dominikanów, Kraków
    • Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny (Bazylika Mariacka), Kraków
    • Sanktuarium Pasyjno - Maryjne, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  • Minor & International Shrine:

Leadership

Suffragan dioceses

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese website


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