Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Poznań

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Location
52°24'39"N
016°56'53"E
Country
 Poland
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Description

The Archdiocese of Poznań (Latin: Posnanien(sis)) is one of 14 archdioceses located in Poland, with the seat located in Poznań.

History

968: Established as Missionary Diocese of Poland with seat in Poznań subordinated directly to the Holy See 1000: Transformed to Diocese of Poznań subordinated directly to the Holy See 11th–12th century: Subordination of Diocese of Poznań to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gniezno as suffragan diocese 16 July 1821: Raised to status of Metropolitan Archdiocese and joined with Archdiocese of Gniezno in personal union in aeque principaliter. 12 November 1948: dissolution of union between Archdioceses of Poznań and Gniezno as Primate of Poland Cardinal August Hlond appointed ordinary of the Archdioceses of Warsaw and Gniezno.

Special churches

Minor Basilicas: Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, Poznań Bazylika Niepokalanego Poczęcia NMP kk. Filipinów, Gostyń (Święta Góra)

Suffragan dioceses

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Seminaries

Archbishop's Theological Seminary Society of Christ Major Seminary
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