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Diocese of Menevia

Dioecesis Menevensis



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Bishop(s)

  • 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: http://www.dioceseofmenevia.org/
  • 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

DateEventFromTo
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)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Menevia
194820,003932,4802.1%641321961029637861ap1951
196937,933969,6163.9%9010519519411350467ap1971
198043,000978,0004.4%717214330017530467ap1981
199031,351775,3004.0%3920595312717862ap1991
199928,764611,6794.7%3522575043212961ap2000
200029,391611,6794.8%3622585063213861ap2001
200128,260785,5533.6%3426604713513261ap2002
200226,655787,7003.4%3328614363512361ap2003
200326,867782,8003.4%3227594553411760ap2004
200426,266788,5503.3%3028584523411660ap2005

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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