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Diocese of Wagga Wagga

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Bishop(s)

  • Gerard Joseph Hanna, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 July 1917
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sydney
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 24,000 (9,270 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.wagga.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, P.O. Box 473, 205 Tarcutta St., Wagga Wagga, N.S.W. 2650, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)6937.0003
  • Fax: 6921.5157

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 July 1917ErectedDiocese of Goulburn Diocese of Wagga Wagga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195024,000108,00022.2%41415851821321ap1951
196641,000150,00027.3%594636502925329ap1967
196842,147151,00027.9%543577393224930ap1971
198056,650171,92033.0%483511,1103120730ap1981
199061,000202,00030.2%44441,3861818030ap1991
199962,000206,00030.1%487551,1271412331ap2000
200062,000206,00030.1%4411551,1272410731ap2001
200162,000206,00030.1%4411551,1272710731ap2002
200262,000206,00030.1%4611571,0872711531ap2003
200362,000206,00030.1%448521,1921811531ap2004
200462,000206,00030.1%516571,0871711031ap2005
201064,800218,00029.7%591372900199931ap2011

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


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