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Diocese of Broken Bay

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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Andrew Comensoli, Bishop
  • David Louis Walker, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 April 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sydney
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 2,763 (1,067 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dbb.org.au
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 340, Pennant Hills, NSW 1715, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)9847-0000
  • Fax: 9847-0501

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 April 1986ErectedArchdiocese of Sydney Diocese of Broken Bay (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990153,728658,90023.3%55811361,13013319239ap1991
1999191,728767,24125.0%49541031,8619915439ap2000
2000187,837815,64723.0%52541061,7729215439ap2001
2001187,854835,04322.5%49561051,7899615439ap2002
2002198,820848,63123.4%41601011,9689815439ap2003
2003179,710849,41321.2%4055951,8919315039ap2004
2004203,969811,40625.1%42661081,8887715040ap2005
2006206,000819,00025.2%43741171,7604853240ap2007
2012389,465915,53642.5%37751123,4775996326ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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