Diocese of

Vitebsk

Belarus Belarus

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Vitebsk / Віцебская (Беларуская) / Vicebsk (Italiano) / Vitebscen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Minsk–Mohilev

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.11.29 – ...):Bishop Aleh Butkevich (52)Bishop Aleh Butkevich (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Vitebsk (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aleh Butkevich (52)Bishop Aleh Butkevich (52)
(2013.11.29 – ...)

Bishop of Vitebsk (Belarus)

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Born:1972.03.18 (Braslau, Belarus)
Ordained Priest:2000.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:2014.01.18

Priest of Vitebsk (Belarus) (2000.05.13 – 2013.11.29)

Vice-President of Catholic Episcopal Conference of Belarus (2006? – 2021.04.14)

Bishop of Vitebsk (Belarus) (2013.11.29 – ...)

President of Catholic Episcopal Conference of Belarus (2021.04.14 – 2024.05.07)

Msgr. Franciszek Kisiel
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.02.25 – 2013.11.29)

Bishop Władysław Blin (70)Bishop Władysław Blin (Уладзіслаў БЛІН) (70)
(1999.10.13 – 2013.02.25)

Bishop emeritus of Vitebsk (Belarus)

Soli Deo

Born:1954.05.31 (Swidwin, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1999.11.20

Priest of Włocławek (Poland) (1980.05.25 – 1999.10.13)

Bishop of Vitebsk (Belarus) (1999.10.13 – 2013.02.25)

Special Churches

Minsk–Mohilev (↙), Vilnius (←), Jelgava (←), Rēzekne–Aglona (↖), Mother of God at Moscow (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 40,000 km²

Population: 165,500 Catholics (11.9% of 1,396,430 total)

Pastoral Centres: 95 parishes

Personnel: 69 priests (39 diocesan, 30 religious), 70 religious (32 brothers, 38 sisters), 6 seminarians

Population

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.17

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