Archdiocese of Kaunas

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ARCHDIOCESE OF KAUNAS (Archidioecesis Kaunensis)

Country : Lithuania
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1417 as Diocese of Samogetia / Žemaitija
Elevated 1926 to Archdiocese of Kaunas.

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Kaunas

Official blazon

Argent a sword in bend debruised by a key in bend sinister vert

Origin/meaning

Arms of Bishops of Žemaitija

Arms of Archbishops

Arms of Auxiliary Bishops


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Literature: McCarthy: Armoria Sedium