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Diocese of Cork and Ross

Dioecesis Corcagiensis et Rossensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Buckley, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 19 April 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cashel (-Emly)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 3,340 (1,290 Square Miles)
  • Description: Cork City and parts of County Cork
  • Official Web Site: http://www.corkandross.org/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, Redemption Rd., Cork, Ireland
  • Telephone: (021)430.17.17
  • Fax: 430.15.57

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Cork
7th CenturyErectedDiocese of Cork (erected)
Diocese of Cork and Ross
19 April 1958UnitedDiocese of Cork
Diocese of Ross
Diocese of Cork and Ross

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Cork
1950167,200175,20095.4%14612026662812087835ap1951
Diocese of Cork and Ross
1970195,079205,87894.8%1821503325873501,10050ap1971
1980246,400258,00095.5%17911729683223786054ap1981
1990230,000240,00095.8%18013031074120381068ap1991
1999215,500228,00094.5%15214429672821469768ap2000
2000215,500225,00095.8%15513529074320069068ap2001
2001215,500225,00095.8%14714128874820167568ap2002
2002215,500225,00095.8%14813728575619265568ap2003
2003215,500225,00095.8%14713027777718064068ap2004
2004215,500225,00095.8%14612527179516568068ap2005
2006220,000240,00091.7%16212528776616158068ap2007

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


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