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Diocese of Dromore

Dioecesis Dromorensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John McAreavey, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 514
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Armagh
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 1,000 (386 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Antrim, Armagh and Down
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dromorediocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 44 Armagh Rd., Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN, Ireland
  • Telephone: (44-28)302.62.444
  • Fax: 302.60.496

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
514ErectedDiocese of Dromore (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195041,807100,00041.8%726785353421119ap1951
196951,828117,00044.3%6615816395024419ap1971
198063,000126,00050.0%6418827684217520ap1981
199070,100141,00049.7%6422868154518022ap1991
199965,120190,00034.3%6423877483215823ap2000
200065,120190,00034.3%6223857663215823ap2001
200165,120190,00034.3%6019798242914523ap2002
200265,200190,00034.3%6019798253314823ap2003
200365,200190,00034.3%5918778463215423ap2004
200465,200190,00034.3%63631,0341415123ap2005
200686,000192,10044.8%57571,5081314523ap2007

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


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