Bishop

Bishop Cyryl Klimowicz  the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Joseph at Irkutsk.

Born in Kazakhstan to Belarusian parents. From 1956 to 1965 Cyryl Klimowicz lived in the Bielorrussian Soviet Socialist Republic, and later he moved with his family to Poland. After graduating from high school in 1974 he entered the Major Seminary «Hosianum» in the city of Olsztyn (Poland), from which he graduated in 1980. He was ordained as priest on June 8, 1980 by the Primate of Poland Cardinal Józef Glemp.

Date Event Title
5.11. 1952 Born
8.06.1980 Ordained Priest of Warmia (Ermland)Poland
13.10.1999 Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Minsk-MohilevBelarus
13.10.1999 Appointed Titular Bishop of Arba
4.12.1999 Ordained Titular Bishop of Arba
17.04.2003 Appointed Bishop of San Giuseppe a IrkutskRussian Federation
2004² Appointed Apostolic Administrator of Yuzhno SakhalinskRussian Federation