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Archdiocese of Cardiff

Archidioecesis Cardiffensis



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Bishop(s)

  • George Stack, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 7 February 1916
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Wales
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 3,064 (1,183 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprising: Counties of Gwent, Herefordshire, Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rcadc.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, 41-43 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF11 9HD, Wales, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (029)20.220.411
  • Fax: 20.379.036

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Wales District
1840ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Western District Vicariate Apostolic of Wales District (erected)
29 September 1850Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Central District
Vicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District
Vicariate Apostolic of Wales District
Diocese of Shrewsbury (erected)
Diocese of Newport and Menevia
29 September 1850ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Wales District Diocese of Newport and Menevia
1895Territory LostDiocese of Newport and Menevia
Diocese of Shrewsbury
Vicariate Apostolic of Wales (erected)
Diocese of Newport
1895Name ChangedDiocese of Newport and Menevia Diocese of Newport
Archdiocese of Cardiff
7 February 1916ElevatedDiocese of Newport Archdiocese of Cardiff

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Cardiff
195093,8291,772,2895.3%114621765331335785ap1951
195788,7341,772,2895.0%124711954558744385ap1960
1969105,4491,887,0005.6%121661875638739698ap1971
1980106,2171,868,1065.7%1096917859691344102ap1981
199090,5221,423,9496.4%936415757617521082ap1991
199983,0231,596,1005.2%804612665815015779ap2000
200083,9001,596,2005.3%795113064515414679ap2001
200179,1911,598,9445.0%755112662815414479ap2002
200279,2141,608,7504.9%715012165415414379ap2003
200387,9421,568,5005.6%684411278514913279ap2004
200486,5361,398,2036.2%714311475914612878ap2005
200682,2111,413,0005.8%69391087611429674ap2007
2010144,9601,510,0009.6%6232941,542163412360ap2011
2013144,0001,500,5009.6%5029791,822213111558ap2014

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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