Diocese of Ostrava-Opava

Diocese of Ostrava-Opava


Cathedral:

Holy Saviour (Ostrava), Assumption (concathedral in Opava)


Patron:

St Hedvica of Silesia


Founded:

The diocese was founded by a bull of Pope John Paul II on 30 May 1996.


Basic data

Area: 6 150 km2
Citizens: 1 290 000
Catholics: 422 000
Deaneries: 11
Parishes: 276
Priests: 239
Churches and chapels: 603