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Diocese of Wollongong

Dioecesis Vollongongensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Peter William Ingham, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 November 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sydney
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 6,121 (2,364 Square Miles)
  • Catholic Education Office: http://www.ceo.woll.catholic.edu.au/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Church Office, 86-88 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500; P.O. Box 1239, Wollongong SCMC, N.S.W. 2521, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)4253-0900
  • Fax: 4253-0977

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 November 1951ErectedArchdiocese of Sydney Diocese of Wollongong (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196562,257242,18125.7%4350936699924628ap1967
197080,000295,00027.1%505310377614124229ap1971
1980107,300390,00027.5%4356991,08311525129ap1981
1990140,000550,00025.5%4345881,59010519230ap1991
1999170,622599,06928.5%3836742,3058217832ap2000
2000173,350608,65028.5%3743802,1669318832ap2001
2001178,550626,90028.5%3838762,3499017432ap2002
2002189,254664,51428.5%4036762,4908916332ap2003
2003186,613618,61630.2%3838762,4559518831ap2004
2004195,669647,91230.2%4035752,6089219328ap2005
2010185,000646,00028.6%3737742,5007911831ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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