Roman Catholic Diocese of Gliwice

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Location
50°17'28"N
018°39'55"E
Country
 Poland
Categories
  • Uncathegorised
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The Diocese of Gliwice (Latin: Glivicen(sis)) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in Poland. Its episcopal see is located in the city of Gliwice. The Diocese of Gliwice is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Archdiocese of Katowice. As of 2013, about 91% of the population in the territory of the diocese is self-described Catholic, however only 39% are practising Catholics.

History

March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Gliwice from the Diocese of Częstochowa, Diocese of Katowice, and the Diocese of Opole

Leadership

Bishops of Gliwice Bishop Jan Walenty Wieczorek (March 25, 1992 – December 29, 2011) Bishop Jan Kopiec (since December 29, 2011) Auxiliary bishops of Gliwice Bishop Gerard Kusz (March 25, 1992 – November 15, 2014) Bishop Andrzej Iwanecki (since January 7, 2018)
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