Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec

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Location
50°16'28"N
019°07'54"E
Country
 Poland
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sosnowiec is a diocese located in the city of Sosnowiec in the Ecclesiastical province of Częstochowa in Poland. As of 2013 weekly Sunday mass attendance was 27.5%, up from 27.4% in the previous year.

History

March 25, 1992: established as the Diocese of Sosnowiec on territory taken from the Diocese of Częstochowa, the Diocese of Kielce, and the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kraków.

Special churches

Minor Basilicas Bazylika Matki Boskiej Anielskiej, Dąbrowa Górnicza Bazylika św. Andrzeja Apostoła in Olkusz(St. Andrew the Apostle) Bazylika Katedralna Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Marii Panny, Sosnowiec(Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Bishops

Adam Śmigielski (1992−2008) Grzegorz Kaszak (since 2009)
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