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Archdiocese of Hobart

Archidioecesis Hobartensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Julian Charles Porteous, Archbishop
  • Adrian Leo Doyle, Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 3 August 1888
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 67,914 (26,231 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.hobart.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's Office, 168 Macquarie St., G.P.O. Box 62, Hobart, Tas. 7001, Australia
  • Telephone: (03)6208.6222
  • Fax: 6208.6293

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Hobart
5 April 1842ErectedVicariate Apostolic of New Holland and Van Diemen’s Land Vicariate Apostolic of Hobart (erected)
Diocese of Hobart
22 April 1842ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hobart Diocese of Hobart
Archdiocese of Hobart
3 August 1888ElevatedDiocese of Hobart Archdiocese of Hobart

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Hobart
195038,50039,60097.2%5212646011227631ap1951
196663,987366,00017.5%70491195378434147ap1967
197071,089388,50018.3%71401116407742846ap1971
198071,290411,80017.3%6034947587026844ap1981
199082,954448,40018.5%4327701,1855720540ap1991
199989,156459,65919.4%4119601,4853915841ap2000
200089,156470,26119.0%3919581,5373615440ap2001
200189,156470,30019.0%3719561,5923615141ap2002
200289,156470,10019.0%3519541,65113113936ap2003
200387,691473,30018.5%3819571,5382513830ap2004
200487,691472,72518.6%3720571,5383012427ap2005
200687,691477,30518.4%3419531,6543111627ap2007

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


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