Tadeusz Lityński

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Tadeusz Lityński on the day of his episcopal consecration

Coat of arms of Tadeusz Lityński

Tadeusz Lityński (born 14 June 1962 in Kożuchów, Poland) is a Polish clergyman and Roman Catholic bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów.


Tadeusz Lityński received the sacrament of priestly ordination for the diocese of Gorzów from Bishop Józef Michalik on 5 June 1988.

On 28 April 2012 Pope Benedict XVI appointed him titular bishop of Cemerinianus and auxiliary bishop in Zielona Góra-Gorzów. The Apostolic Nuncio in Poland, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, consecrated him bishop on 16 June of the same year; co-consecrators were the Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Stefan Regmunt, and the Archbishop of Szczecin-Cammin, Andrzej Dzięga.

Pope Francis appointed him Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów on 23 November 2015.[1] The inauguration took place on 5 January of the following year.

Dealing with sexualised violence against children

Conduct in the case of Priest K.

In 2016, he moved the accused and later convicted of pedophilia, Father Ryszard K., from the parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Krzepów to the parish of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Sulechów.[2]

Conduct in the case of Priest R.

In 2020, he delayed the initiation of proceedings against his predecessor for covering up pedophile abuse by Fr. Dr. Andrzej R.[3]

Web links

Commons: Tadeusz Lityński– Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. Rinuncia del Vescovo di Zielona Góra-Gorzów (Polonia) e nomina del successore.In: DailyBulletin. Press Office of the Holy See, 23 November 2015, accessed 23 November 2015 (Italian).
  2. Robert Kowalik:Ksiądz oskarżony o molestowanie trafił do Sulechowa. Mieszkańcy w szoku. Na Facebooku stworzyli profil “Uwaga na dzieci w Sulechowie”.5 December 2018, retrieved 11 January 2021 (pl-PL).
  3. Marcin Wójcik:Ksiądz zapraszał 11-latka na noc, upijał i rozbierał. “Dziś nie wiem, co gorsze, gwałty czy milczenie księży i biskupów”.Retrieved 11 January 2021 (Polish).
Predecessor Office Successor
Stefan Regmunt Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów
since 2015