Roman Catholic Diocese of Legnica

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Location
51°12'25"N
016°09'42"E
Country
 Poland
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Description

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Legnica (Latin: Legnicen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Legnica in the Ecclesiastical province of Wrocław in Poland. According to the Catholic Church statistics 30.1% of the population attended a church every Sunday and holy obligation day or more often in 2013.

History

March 25, 1992: Established as Diocese of Legnica from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wrocław

Special churches

Minor Basilicas: Bazylika św. Erazma i św. Pankracego w Jeleniej Górze Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Krzeszów Bazylika Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny i św. Mikołaja w Bolesławcu

Leadership

Bishops of Legnica (Roman rite) Bishop Tadeusz Rybak (1992.03.25 – 2005.03.19) Bishop Stefan Cichy (2005.03.19 – 2014.04.16) Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski (2014.04.16 – 2021.06.28) Bishop Andrzej Siemieniewski (since 2021.06.28)
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