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Diocese of Salford

Dioecesis Salfordensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Terence John Brain, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 September 1850
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Liverpool
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: England
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 1,800 (695 Square Miles)
  • Description: Most of Greater Manchester and neighbouring parts of Lancashire.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: 3 Ford Street, Salford M3 6DP, England, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (0161)817-2200
  • Fax: 372-9993

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 September 1850ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District Diocese of Salford (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949315,0002,711,21511.6%42013055057282952160ap1951
1969382,3002,500,00015.3%415112527725112204ap1971*
1980341,0002,433,00014.0%367113480710186593206ap1981
1990320,7202,403,00013.3%31494408786125485208ap1991
1999353,5032,250,00015.7%268833511,007115360186ap2000
2000280,0142,250,00012.4%25883341821113364207ap2001
2001302,7502,216,00013.7%26087347872114310205ap2002
2002277,4942,208,00012.6%3226538771786304207ap2003
2003287,2142,206,00013.0%25062561,12127183207ap2004
2004287,7172,208,00013.0%25162571,11924261184ap2005
2010289,4702,250,00012.9%195692641,09683190169ap2011

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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