Archdiocese of Olomouc

Archdiocese of Olomouc


Cathedral:

St Wenceslaus


Patron:

St Wenceslaus


Founded:

The diocese of Olomouc was founded by Pope Alexander II in 1063 by excluding from the diocese of Prague. On 5 December 1777, Pope Pius VI raised the diocese of Olomouc to archdiocese.


Basic data

Area: 10 018 km2
Citizens: 1 376 000
Catholics: 568 000
Deaneries: 21
Parishes: 418
Priests: 202
Churches and chapels: 1 275