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Diocese of Kerry

Dioecesis Kerriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Raymond Anthony Browne, Bishop
  • William Murphy, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 20 December 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cashel (-Emly)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 5,300 (2,047 Square Miles)
  • Description: Most of Kerry and parts of Cork
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofkerry.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Cathedral Walk, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • Telephone: (064)31.168
  • Fax: 31.364

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe (erected)
Diocese of Kerry
20 December 1952Name ChangedDiocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe Diocese of Kerry

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe
1950158,586160,89198.6%150121629784067252ap1951
Diocese of Kerry
1970125,500127,00098.8%141121538207461051ap1971
1980126,500129,00098.1%137111488545163053ap1981
1990129,000130,00099.2%141121538434547954ap1991
1999124,350127,95097.2%124161408883635054ap2000
2000127,850130,00098.3%129141438943230654ap2001
2001128,850131,00098.4%131121439012632854ap2002
2002128,850131,00098.4%125121379402931254ap2003
2003128,850131,00098.4%120121329762930554ap2004
2004128,850131,00098.4%121111329762729954ap2005
2006130,000136,00095.6%116111271,0232427054ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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