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Diocese of Menevia

Dioecesis Menevensis

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  • Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M., Bishop
  • John Peter Mark Jabalé, O.S.B., Bishop Emeritus
  • Daniel Joseph Mullins, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 12 May 1898
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cardiff
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Wales
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 9,716 (3,752 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprising: 'The City and County of Swansea, the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot, the Counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire and the Borough of Brecknock and the District of Radnor in the County of Powys.
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: 27 Convent Street, Greenhill, Swansea, W. Glam., SA1 2BX, Wales, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01792)64.40.17
  • Fax: 45.86.41

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Wales
1895ErectedDiocese of Newport and Menevia
Diocese of Shrewsbury
Vicariate Apostolic of Wales (erected)
Diocese of Menevia
12 May 1898ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Wales Diocese of Menevia
12 February 1987Territory LostDiocese of Menevia Diocese of Wrexham (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Menevia

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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