Archdiocese of Warmia

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ARCHDIOCESE OF WARMIA (Archidioecesis Varmiensis)

Country : Poland
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1243 as the Diocese of Ermland. The last German Bishop Maximilian Kaller was expelled in 1945. Then named Bishop of Expellees by the Pope. The Vatican considered the Diocese vacant after Keller's death in 1947. Reestablished as the Polish Diocese of Warmia in 1972, it was raised to a Archdiocese in 1992.

Arms of Archdiocese of Warmia

Arms of Archdiocese of Warmia

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Arms of Bishops of Ermland

Arms of Bishops and Archbishops of Warmia



Literature : Wikimedia Commons, Pictures by David Liuzzo and Clemens Kissel: Wappenbuch des deutschen Episkopats.