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Diocese of Cloyne

Dioecesis Cloynensis



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Bishop(s)

  • William Crean, Bishop
  • John Magee, S.P.S., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 17 December 1850
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 3,440 (1,328 Square Miles)
  • Description: Most of County Cork
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cloynediocese.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Cloyne Diocesan Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland
  • Telephone: (021)4811-430
  • Fax: 4811-026

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Cloyne and Ross
13 December 1747UnitedDiocese of Cork and Cloyne
Diocese of Ross
Diocese of Cork
Diocese of Cloyne and Ross
Diocese of Cloyne
17 December 1850SplitDiocese of Cloyne and Ross Diocese of Cloyne
Diocese of Ross

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Cloyne
1950106,011108,52797.7%1531516863110053847ap1951
1970106,419108,17798.4%148131616609045646ap1971
1980114,000115,50098.7%16191706707641346ap1981
1990123,728125,38498.7%16261687364435746ap1991
1999123,426125,38498.4%15961657483027246ap2000
2000126,357128,29798.5%15341578042227246ap2001
2001128,954130,83498.6%15651618002225446ap2002
2002129,823131,71998.6%15551608111725446ap2003
2003133,940136,05298.4%16021628261424146ap2004
2004136,312138,34698.5%162162841823046ap2005
2006147,522149,86498.4%13911401,053623446ap2007
2013151,144169,31889.3%11811191,270116646ap2014

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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