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Diocese of Bridgetown

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Bishop(s)

  • Charles Jason Gordon, Bishop
  • Anthony Hampden Dickson, Bishop Emeritus
  • Malcolm Patrick Galt, C.S.Sp., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 23 October 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Port of Spain
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Barbados
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 430 (166 Square Miles)
  • Description: The island of Barbados.
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Lady Meade Gardens, St. Michael, Bridgetown; P.O. Box 1223, Jemmott's Lane, Bridgetown, Barbados, W.I.
  • Telephone: (246)426-3510
  • Fax: 429-6198

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown
7 March 1970ErectedDiocese of Saint George’s in Grenada Diocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown (erected)
Diocese of Bridgetown
23 October 1989SplitDiocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown Diocese of Bridgetown
Diocese of Kingstown

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown
198023,000373,2006.2%311141,6422224916ap1981
Diocese of Bridgetown
199910,000260,0003.8%3581,25015106ap2000
200010,000260,0003.8%3581,25015116ap2001
200110,000260,0003.8%3581,25015116ap2002
200210,750269,0004.0%4591,19415116ap2003
200310,750269,0004.0%3471,53514125ap2004
200410,830271,0004.0%3471,54714145ap2005
200610,443250,0104.2%46101,04416116ap2007
201211,100277,0004.0%37101,110777ap2013

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


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