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Archdiocese of Armagh

Archidioecesis Armachanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Seán Baptist Brady, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Eamon Martin, Coadjutor Archbishop
  • Gerard Clifford, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1152
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,550 (984 Square Miles)
  • Description: Louth, most of Armagh and parts of Tyrone, Derry and Meath
  • Official Web Site: http://www.armagharchdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Ara Coeli, Cathedral Road, Armagh BT61 7QY, Ireland
  • Telephone: (+44-28) 3752.2045
  • Fax: 3752.6182

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Armagh
445ErectedDiocese of Armagh (erected)
Archdiocese of Armagh
1152ElevatedDiocese of Armagh Archdiocese of Armagh

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Armagh
1950132,100203,05065.1%1769026649616844055ap1951
1959138,913209,50166.3%18311730046322272855ap1960
1970146,573224,95365.2%17110427553222060956ap1971
1980175,700267,96865.6%1551152706503320358ap1981
1990193,644286,55367.6%14913628567919640860ap1991
1999205,532309,01266.5%1538123487812237361ap2000
2000208,567314,04866.4%1558524086912436561ap2001
2001209,361317,20066.0%1518023190612136261ap2002
2002217,234323,67867.1%1497722696111335161ap2003
2003207,571304,19568.2%1497522492610734061ap2004
2004215,912323,54466.7%137551921,1248526361ap2005
2006221,395326,94567.7%138521901,1658125561ap2007
2012227,950334,75168.1%125611861,2257428661ap2013

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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