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Diocese of Palmerston North

Dioecesis Palmerstonaquilonianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Charles Edward Drennan, Bishop
  • Peter James Cullinane, Bishop Emeritus
  • Owen John Dolan, Coadjutor Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 March 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wellington
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Square Kilometers: 36,200 (13,982 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.pn.catholic.org.nz/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 11012, 33 Amesbury St., Palmerston North 5330, New Zealand
  • Telephone: (06)358-8079
  • Fax: 356-3674

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 March 1980ErectedArchdiocese of Wellington Diocese of Palmerston North (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199071,106427,84516.6%506511561811216336ap1991
199962,310447,83713.9%4232748425712933ap2000
200062,310447,83713.9%432871877528933ap2001
200162,310447,83713.9%442569903318333ap2002
200262,310447,83713.9%422163989357233ap2003
200362,310447,83713.9%442064973378233ap2004
200462,844444,83714.1%4313561,122366133ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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