Archdiocese of Prague

Archdiocese of Prague


Ss Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert


St Adalbert, St Wenceslaus, St John of Nepomuk


The diocese was founded in 973 after the agreement of Czech Duke Boleslav II with Emperor Otto I and Bishop of Regensburg St Wolfgang. On 30 April 1344, Pope Clement VI raised Prague Diocese to Archdiocese and thus made independent ecclesiastical province Bohemia and Moravia.

Basic data

Area: 8 765 km2
Citizens: 2 316 000
Catholics: 558 000
Vicariates: 14
Parishes: 148
Priests: 271
Churches and chapels 1 018