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Diocese of Clonfert

Dioecesis Clonfertensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Kirby, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 550
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tuam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,486 (960 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Galway, Offaly and Roscommon
  • Web Site: http://homepage.eircom.net/~clonfert/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, St. Brendan's, Coorheen, Loughrea Co., Galway, Ireland
  • Telephone: (091)841.560
  • Fax: 841.818

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
550ErectedDiocese of Clonfert (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195038,39338,79699.0%5636924174713324ap1951
197034,16034,61398.7%5918774433517624ap1971
198033,44833,84898.8%5625814123416024ap1981
199032,75033,00099.2%6426903632614624ap1991
199932,20032,60098.8%6328913533113024ap2000
200032,20032,60098.8%5928873703112824ap2001
200132,20032,60098.8%5826843832912524ap2002
200232,20032,60098.8%5626823922912024ap2003
200334,80035,30098.6%5526814292911824ap2004
200434,80035,30098.6%5426804352911424ap2005
200635,20035,70098.6%4824724882710424ap2007

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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