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Diocese of Dunedin

Dioecesis Dunedinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Colin David Campbell, Bishop
  • Leonard Anthony Boyle, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 November 1869
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wellington
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Square Kilometers: 64,747 (25,008 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dn.catholic.org.nz/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Pastoral Centre, 300 Rattray St., Private Bag 1941, Dunedin 9020, New Zealand
  • Telephone: (03)474.1994
  • Fax: 479.0563

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 November 1869ErectedDiocese of Wellington Diocese of Dunedin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195026,973210,00012.8%529614423529128ap1951
196640,000275,00014.5%7612884545135236ap1967
197077179406537038ap1971*
198042,416297,76314.2%6920894765423539ap1981
199040,240286,00014.1%628705742616237ap1991
199935,307282,18312.5%524566301612937ap2000
200035,307282,18312.5%504546531512837ap2001
200135,307282,18312.5%503536661412837ap2002
200235,307282,18312.5%495546531512437ap2003
200334,152265,51212.9%495546321311937ap2004
200434,152265,51212.9%445496961210837ap2005
200634,152265,51212.9%4034379499537ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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