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Diocese of Bunbury

Dioecesis Bumburiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gerard Joseph Holohan, Bishop
  • Myles McKeon, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 November 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Perth
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 184,000 (71,070 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bunburycatholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, P.O. Box 2005, Bunbury, WA 6231; St. Patrick's Cathedral, 18 Parkfield St., Bunbury, WA 6231, Australia
  • Telephone: (08)9721-0500
  • Fax: 9721-3216

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 November 1954ErectedArchdiocese of Perth Diocese of Bunbury (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195919,500120,00016.3%311326091313923ap1960
196625,778125,00020.6%373406441514426ap1967
196825,778135,00019.1%3834162811613025ap1971
198031,433147,70021.3%345398052312327ap1981
199037,846200,68318.9%267331,1466179726ap1991
199948,800250,00019.5%216271,807965626ap2000
200048,900250,00019.6%236291,686964926ap2001
200151,500268,00019.2%246301,716964426ap2002
200255,800270,00020.7%254291,924944526ap2003
200355,861270,00020.7%486541,0341264527ap2004
200450,190257,81819.5%254291,7301143526ap2005
200650,190257,81819.5%245291,7301151530ap2007
201258,522283,00020.7%2214361,62512141927ap2013

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


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