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Diocese of

Broome

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 77,300 km²

Population: 15,028 Catholics (34.3% of 43,763 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Perth

Neighbouring Dioceses: Geraldton (↙), Kupang (↑), Darwin (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 9 parishes, 13 priests (diocesan), 14 lay religious (5 brothers, 9 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: 13 Barker St., PO Box 76, Broome, WA 6725, Australia

Phone: +61 8 9192 1060

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (11)

Geraldton (↙), Kupang (↑), Darwin (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1995.11.03 – ...):Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders (68)Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Broome (Roman Rite)

Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders (68)Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders (68)Permalink
(1995.11.03 – ...)

Bishop of Broome (Australia)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1950.01.15 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.08

Bishop of Broome (Australia) (1995.11.03 – ...)

Bishop John Jobst, S.A.C.Permalink
(1966.06.07 – 1995.11.03)

Born:1920.02.04 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1959.03.19
Died:2014.07.05 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Pitanæ (1959.01.13 – 1966.06.07)

Vicar Apostolic of Kimberleys (Australia) (1959.01.13 – 1966.06.07)

Bishop of Broome (Australia) (1966.06.07 – 1995.11.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Kimberleys (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Jobst, S.A.C.Permalink
(1959.01.13 – 1966.06.07)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ottone Raible, S.A.C.Permalink
(1935.06.18 – 1958.08)

Born:1887.11.27 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1911.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1935.08.04
Died:1966.06.18 († 78)

Apostolic Administrator of Kimberley in Western Australia (Australia) (1929 – 1935.06.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia (Australia) (1935.06.18 – 1958.08)

Titular Bishop of Anemurium (1935.06.18 – 1966.06.18)

Fr. Ottone Raible, S.A.C. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1929 – 1935.06.18)

Bishop Ernesto Coppo, S.D.B.Permalink
(1922.12.01 – 1928)

Born:1870.02.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1892.08.07
Consecrated Bishop:1922.12.24
Died:1948.12.28 († 78)

Vicar Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia (Australia) (1922.12.01 – 1928)

Titular Bishop of Palæopolis in Asia (1922.12.01 – 1948.12.28)

Fr. John Creagh, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1914 – 1922)

Born:1870.08.19 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1895.09.01
Died:1947.01.24 († 76)

Vicar Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia (Australia) (1914 – 1922)

Bishop Fulgentius Torres, O.S.B. Subl.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1910.05.05 – 1914.10.05)

Bishop William Bernard KellyPermalink
(1894 – 1909)

Born:1854.06.30 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1883.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1898.08.14
Died:1921.12.26 († 67)

Vicar Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia (Australia) (1894 – 1909)

Bishop of Geraldton (Australia) (1898.03.21 – 1921.12.26)


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