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Diocese of Down and Connor

Dioecesis Dunensis et Connorensis



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Bishop(s)

  • NoŽl Treanor, Bishop
  • Anthony J. Farquhar, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Patrick Joseph Walsh, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 29 July 1439
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Armagh
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,419 (934 Square Miles)
  • Description: Most of Antrim and Down and part of Derry
  • Official Web Site: http://www.downandconnor.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Lisbreen, 73 Somerton Road, Belfast BT15 4DE, Ireland
  • Telephone: (44-28)9077.6185
  • Fax: 9077.9377

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Down
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Down (erected)
Diocese of Down and Connor
29 July 1439UnitedDiocese of Connor
Diocese of Down
Diocese of Down and Connor

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Down and Connor
1950182,186755,38224.1%2135126469011251462ap1951
1970259,006985,74826.3%25784341759245273ap1971
1980297,0001,060,00028.0%207702771,07221738976ap1981
1990298,0001,162,00025.6%213692821,05614943784ap1991
1999307,3941,000,00030.7%208672751,11711833588ap2000
2000310,5131,000,00031.1%205672721,14111432788ap2001
2001312,0561,000,00031.2%201712721,14711331088ap2002
2002315,3811,000,00031.5%196712671,18111130588ap2003
2003313,0931,000,00031.3%190612511,2479929388ap2004
2004317,6221,000,00031.8%189642531,25510128988ap2005
2006321,0211,000,00032.1%183602431,3219326688ap2007

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


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