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Diocese of Hamilton in New Zealand

Dioecesis Hamiltonensis in Nova Zelandia



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Bishop(s)

  • Stephen Marmion Lowe, Bishop
  • Denis George Browne, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 March 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wellington
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Square Kilometers: 49,700 (19,196 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.hn.catholic.org.nz/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4353, Chanel Centre, 51 Grey St., Hamilton East 2032, New Zealand
  • Telephone: (07)856-6989

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 March 1980ErectedDiocese of Auckland Diocese of Hamilton in New Zealand (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199078,000519,00015.0%3713501,560197939ap1991
199953,000530,00010.0%486549812126038ap2000
200052,083520,00010.0%474511,0212105239ap2001
200138,500520,0007.4%346409622135738ap2002
200246,375615,9867.5%3615519092165936ap2003
200346,069601,6087.7%3715528852235336ap2004
200439,600601,6086.6%3615517767225636ap2005
200689,600640,00014.0%3316491,82812235937ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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