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Diocese of Port Pirie

Dioecesis Portus Piriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gregory O’Kelly, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 7 June 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Adelaide
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 978,823 (378,070 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1206, 28 Norman Street, Port Pirie, S.A. 5540, Australia
  • Telephone: (08)8633-4485
  • Fax: 8633-4493

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Port Augusta
10 May 1887ErectedDiocese of Adelaide Diocese of Port Augusta (erected)
Diocese of Port Pirie
7 June 1951Name ChangedDiocese of Port Augusta Diocese of Port Pirie

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Port Augusta
195014,31696,39314.9%31314617318ap1951
Diocese of Port Pirie
196622,747130,00017.5%40646494138928ap1967
197027,523149,99818.3%33437743119028ap1971
198030,102179,00016.8%32941734136623ap1981
199038,400179,00021.5%311344872175526ap1991
199929,859175,46817.0%311041728142723ap2000
200028,912167,33717.3%29938760122723ap2001
200128,912167,33717.3%27936803112023ap2002
200228,912168,33717.2%271037781132223ap2003
200328,653166,71317.2%28937774112423ap2004
200428,653166,71317.2%27835818102623ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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