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Diocese of Motherwell

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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Joseph Anthony Toal, Apostolic Administrator
  • Joseph Devine, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 May 1947
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Glasgow
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 1,178 (455 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rcdom.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: Coursington Road, Motherwell ML1 1PP, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01698)269.114; 275.655
  • Fax: 275.630

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 May 1947ErectedArchdiocese of Glasgow
Diocese of Galloway
Diocese of Motherwell (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950130,655509,60025.6%12224146894227757ap1951
1970172,740595,14029.0%170231938952710267ap1971
1980189,000650,00029.1%140301701,111369974ap1981
1990175,000640,00027.3%133311641,06723910374ap1991
1999165,891633,00026.2%115261411,17613410173ap2000
2000163,221633,00025.8%113241371,19133010473ap2001
2001163,180633,00025.8%109261351,20833210073ap2002
2002164,457633,00026.0%108251331,2364328874ap2003
2003164,477633,00026.0%102211231,3373278374ap2004
2004165,100633,00026.1%101221231,3423277774ap2005

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


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