Roman Catholic Diocese of Sandomierz

Diocese of Sandomierz
Dioecesis Sandomiriensis
Diecezja Sandomierska

Country Poland
Ecclesiastical province Lublin
Metropolitan Lublin
Area 7,850 km2 (3,030 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
638,712 (93.4%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Bazylika Katedralna pw. Narodzenia
Najświętszej Maryi Panny

(Cathedral Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Co-cathedral Bazylika Mniejsza Konkatedra pod wezwaniem
Matki Bożej Królowej Polski in Stalowa Wola
(Co-Cathedral Basilica of Mary Queen of Poland)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz
Metropolitan Archbishop Stanisław Budzik
Emeritus Bishops Wacław Świerzawski
Edward Marian Frankowski
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sandomierz (Latin: Sandomirien(sis)) is an diocese located in the city of Sandomierz in the Ecclesiastical province of Lublin in Poland.


The Diocese of Sandomierz was created on 30 June 1818 by Pope Pius VII in accordance with the Bull Ex imposita nobis.[1] In 1981, its name was changed to the Diocese of Sandomierz-Radom[1] but on 25 March 1992 the diocese of Radom was split off as part of a reorganization of the church in Poland by Pope John Paul II which added to Sandomierz 7 deaneries from Przemysl, two from Lublin and one from Tarnow.[1]


See also


  1. 1 2 3 "History of the Diocese". Diocese of Sandomierz.

Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 21°44′59″E / 50.6766°N 21.7496°E / 50.6766; 21.7496

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