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Diocese of Lismore

Dioecesis Lismorensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 13 June 1900
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sydney
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 28,660 (11,069 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.lismorediocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1, 6 Keen St., Lismore, N.S.W. 2480, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)6621-9444
  • Fax: 6621-9960

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Grafton
5 May 1887ErectedDiocese of Armidale Diocese of Grafton (erected)
Diocese of Lismore
13 June 1900Name ChangedDiocese of Grafton Diocese of Lismore

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Lismore
195030,105168,43817.9%4514595101027325ap1951
196644,710188,28823.7%5216686572833028ap1967
197045,250187,78724.1%497011938010029628ap1971
198056,600200,40028.2%5714717973726030ap1981
199063,920301,00021.2%538611,0473017530ap1991
1999100,067421,21623.8%4911601,6671815428ap2000
2000100,067421,21623.8%5112631,5881913328ap2001
2001100,067421,21623.8%4610561,78621713928ap2002
2002110,770421,21926.3%458532,09021512928ap2003
2003105,609441,73423.9%437502,11221611828ap2004
2004105,609441,73423.9%488561,8852199128ap2005

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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