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Diocese of Bathurst

Dioecesis Bathurstensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 June 1865
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sydney
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 103,560 (40,000 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bathurst.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 84 George Street, Bathhurst, N.S.W. 2795, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)6334.6400
  • Fax: 6331.4869

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 June 1865ErectedArchdiocese of Sydney Diocese of Bathurst (erected)
10 May 1887Territory LostDiocese of Armidale
Diocese of Bathurst
Diocese of Goulburn
Diocese of Wilcannia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194932,260127,37425.3%6012724483034521ap1951
195436,573130,64728.0%6113744941931422ap1960
196550,145177,32928.3%6112736862841432ap1967
196846,011184,04525.0%5912716483136732ap1971
198059,700202,00029.6%409491,2181725726ap1981
199055,628185,79829.9%435481,1581718025ap1991
199963,370197,52632.1%383411,5451111622ap2000
200064,859198,16332.7%38381,706412022ap2001
200164,936207,79531.3%364401,623511022ap2002
200266,185273,34624.2%364401,654511021ap2003
200364,720202,65831.9%354391,659510621ap2004
200467,728203,62133.3%344381,782510121ap2005
200648,342172,98227.9%314351,38159321ap2007
201267,400225,00030.0%297361,87289619ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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