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Diocese of East Anglia

Dioecesis Angliae Orientalis



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Bishop(s)

  • Alan Stephen Hopes, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Westminster
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: England
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 12,570 (4,855 Square Miles)
  • Description: Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, and Suffolk.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholiceastanglia.org/
  • Mailing Address: The White House, 21 Upgate, Poringland, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 7SH, England, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01508)49.22.02
  • Fax: 49.53.58

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1976ErectedDiocese of Northampton Diocese of East Anglia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198068,5681,745,0003.9%734912256247623558ap1981
199086,0001,905,0004.5%694411376135221958ap1991
199995,0002,200,0004.3%8739126753284021559ap2000
2000100,0002,500,0004.0%8838126793293821062ap2001
2001110,0002,700,0004.1%8840128859294020062ap2002
2002110,0002,700,0004.1%10034134820273417559ap2003
2003115,0002,750,0004.2%10234136845293418059ap2004
2004117,0002,755,0004.2%9737134873303711558ap2005
200695,2542,775,0003.4%9632128744363212456ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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