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Diocese of Paisley

Dioecesis Pasletanus



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Bishop(s)

  • John Keenan, Bishop
  • John Aloysius Mone, 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: 580 (224 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.paisleydiocese.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: St. Laurences, 6 Kilmacolm Road, Greenock PA15 4XP, Scotland, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01475)892-143
  • Fax: 892-146

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 May 1947ErectedArchdiocese of Glasgow Diocese of Paisley (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195069,371288,60024.0%69691,00589622ap1951
196980,300356,80022.5%93121057641512228ap1971
198089,259314,50128.4%7010801,1151212633ap1981
199084,825314,00027.0%726781,087710735ap1991
199979,429342,00023.2%732751,05977036ap2000
200079,429342,00023.2%733761,045116336ap2001
200179,400342,00023.2%702721,10285636ap2002
200279,400342,00023.2%683711,118134636ap2003
200379,400342,00023.2%703731,08793836ap2004
200479,400342,00023.2%713741,072113835ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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