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Archdiocese of Tuam

Archidioecesis Tuamensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Neary, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1150
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 3,676 (1,419 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Mayo, Galway and Roscommon
  • Official Web Site: http://tuamarchdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Saint Jarlath's, Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland
  • Telephone: (093)24.166
  • Fax: 28.070

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Tuam
550ErectedDiocese of Tuam (erected)
Archdiocese of Tuam
1150ElevatedDiocese of Tuam Archdiocese of Tuam
1631Territory AddedDiocese of Mayo (suppressed) Archdiocese of Tuam

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Tuam
1950154,000157,00098.1%176211977817521756ap1951
1970113,199113,31499.9%1802020056513753556ap1971
1980114,900117,00098.2%1691618562110545556ap1981
1990123,100124,30099.0%160251856656839256ap1991
1999118,974120,12499.0%136201567625534756ap2000
2000118,102119,58298.8%142181607384832056ap2001
2001118,719120,33998.7%137181557654630856ap2002
2002119,614121,44298.5%138151537813828756ap2003
2003120,602122,04398.8%137121498093328356ap2004
2004120,324121,89898.7%131101418532827256ap2005
2010121,709124,01298.1%11491239892321156ap2011
2014143,411159,37890.0%10361091,3151518756ap2015
2017130,800134,00097.6%10231051,2451818756ap2018

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Diocese of Tuam
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 231, to Page 232
  • Archdiocese of Tuam
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 500, and Page 501
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 257
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 348
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 393
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 420

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