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Diocese of Rockhampton

Dioecesis Rockhamptoniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Fabian McCarthy, Bishop
  • Brian Heenan, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 December 1882
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Brisbane
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 415,000 (160,293 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.rok.catholic.net.au/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 170 William Street, P.O. Box 611, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
  • Telephone: (07)4931.3620
  • Fax: 4931.3729

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 December 1882ErectedDiocese of Brisbane Diocese of Rockhampton (erected)
12 February 1930Territory LostDiocese of Rockhampton Diocese of Townsville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194925,000141,00017.7%617683672532434ap1951
196646,000190,35024.2%776835544232637ap1967
197049,100229,00021.4%676736724432937ap1971
198057,700261,00022.1%657728014926340ap1981
199074,000306,00024.2%536591,25412521936ap1991
199994,500240,50039.3%516571,6572214139ap2000
200093,891365,27025.7%405452,0861912739ap2001
200194,063366,42825.7%376432,1872012239ap2002
200294,063366,42825.7%366422,2391811339ap2003
200394,500367,00025.7%367432,1971911339ap2004
200495,000372,00025.5%368442,1591912239ap2005
201099,744399,67325.0%358432,31912010431ap2011

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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