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Diocese of Argyll and The Isles

Dioecesis Ergadiensis et Insularum



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Anthony Toal, Bishop
  • Ian Murray, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 March 1878
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 31,080 (12,004 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rcdai.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll PA34 5AB, Scotland, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01631) 567.436
  • Fax: 564.986

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 March 1878ErectedDiocese of Argyll and The Isles (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195012,050342363342525ap1951
195910,780134,1558.0%31313473223ap1960
197011,625126,2689.2%3413533214024ap1971
198012,630126,90010.0%3233536034224ap1981
199011,227109,50010.3%3123334021824ap1991
199912,000109,50011.0%2733040031224ap2000
200011,20075,60014.8%2532840031224ap2001
200111,20075,60014.8%2332643031124ap2002
200210,67475,60014.1%2823035521124ap2003
200310,67475,00014.2%292313442528ap2004
200410,43475,00013.9%262283723626ap2005
200610,54674,54614.1%2929363926ap2007
201210,85076,80014.1%2843233914625ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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