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Diocese of Wrexham

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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Malcolm Brignall, Bishop
  • Edwin Regan, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 February 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cardiff
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Wales
  • Region: Great Britain
  • Square Kilometers: 8,361 (3,229 Square Miles)
  • Description: The Counties of Aberconwy & Colwyn Anglesey, Denbighshire and Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham and the District of Montgomery.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Sontley Road, Wrexham, Clwyd LL13 7EW, Wales, Great Britian
  • Telephone: (01978)26.27.26
  • Fax: 35.42.57

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 February 1987ErectedDiocese of Menevia Diocese of Wrexham (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199033,621668,0005.0%47398639064722544ap1991
199933,627694,0004.8%402969487122917345ap2000
200033,346692,5004.8%382967497124117145ap2001
200133,346692,8004.8%393372463103315844ap2002
200233,346692,8004.8%383169483103116243ap2003
200333,346692,8004.8%383169483103115543ap2004
200430,272692,8004.4%38296745192915343ap2005
201048,800710,0006.9%362561800102513541ap2011

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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