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Diocese of Plymouth

Dioecesis Plymuthensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mark O’Toole, Bishop
  • Hugh Christopher Budd, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 September 1850
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Southwark
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: England
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 12,831 (4,955 Square Miles)
  • Description: The counties of Cornwall, Devon, and Dorset.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.plymouth-diocese.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: 31 Wyndham Street West, Plymouth, Devon PL1 5RZ, England, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01752)224-414
  • Fax: 223-750

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 September 1850ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Western District Diocese of Plymouth (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950118842020841,16086ap1951
197054,5001,725,0003.2%1339522823910891487ap1971
198061,4821,768,0003.5%95731683659569087ap1981
199062,0191,851,0003.4%1065416038737635688ap1991
199965,2882,048,2203.2%96481444531267190128ap2000
200065,2882,048,2203.2%10440144453205819892ap2001
200161,7942,048,2203.0%10040140441195217092ap2002
200258,7372,048,2002.9%9741138425205516396ap2003
200357,9402,048,2002.8%9636132438225014296ap2004
200453,6792,548,2002.1%10235137391245113995ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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