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Diocese of

East Anglia

England England

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,570 km²

Population: 159,582 Catholics (5.8% of 2,750,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 6 missions, 112 priests (82 diocesan, 30 religious), 36 deacons, 131 lay religious (31 brothers, 100 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Westminster

Neighbouring Dioceses: Westminster (↙), Northampton (←), Nottingham (↖), Brentwood (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Walsingham (September 24), St. Felix (March 8), St. Edmund (November 20)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 26

Address: The White House, 21 Upgate, Poringland, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 7SH, England

Phone: (01508)49.22.02

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History


Special Churches

Westminster (↙), Northampton (←), Nottingham (↖), Brentwood (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.11 – ...):Bishop Alan Stephen Hopes (74)Bishop Alan Stephen Hopes (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of East Anglia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alan Stephen Hopes (74)Bishop Alan Stephen Hopes (74)Permalink
(2013.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of East Anglia (England)

Voluntas sua pax nostra

Born:1944.03.17 (England)
Ordained Priest:1995.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.24

Titular Bishop of Concangis (2003.01.04 – 2013.06.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (2003.01.04 – 2013.06.11)

Bishop of East Anglia (England) (2013.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Michael Charles EvansPermalink
(2003.02.14 – 2011.07.11)

Ministerio Christi addictus

Born:1951.08.10 (England)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.19
Died:2011.07.11 († 59)

Bishop of East Anglia (England) (2003.02.14 – 2011.07.11)

Archbishop Peter David Gregory Smith (75)Bishop Peter David Gregory Smith (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.03.21 – 2001.10.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Southwark (England)
Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Legis Plenitudo Caritas

Born:1943.10.20 (England)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.27

Bishop of East Anglia (England) (1995.03.21 – 2001.10.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales) (2001.10.26 – 2010.04.30)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (2009.04.30 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Southwark (England) (2010.04.30 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Arundel and Brighton (England) (2010.10.04 – 2015.03.21)

Bishop Alan Charles ClarkPermalink
(1976.04.26 – 1995.03.21)

Born:1919.08.09 (England)
Ordained Priest:1945.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.13
Died:2002.07.16 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Elmham (1969.03.31 – 1976.04.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Northampton (England) (1969.03.31 – 1976.04.26)

Bishop of East Anglia (England) (1976.04.26 – 1995.03.21)

Bishops of Norwich (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Hopton, O.P.Permalink
(1554 – 1558?)

Consecrated Bishop:1554.10.28
Died:1558?

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1554 – 1558?)

Bishop Thomas ThirlbyPermalink
(1550 – 1554)

Born:1500
Consecrated Bishop:1540

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1550 – 1554)

Bishop of Ely (England) (1554 – 1559)

Bishop William RuggPermalink
(1536 – 1549)

Consecrated Bishop:1536
Died:1550

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1536 – 1549)

Bishop Richard NykkePermalink
(1501.02.26 – 1535.12.29)

Born:1447?
Consecrated Bishop:1501.06.06
Died:1535.12.29 († 88)

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1501.02.26 – 1535.12.29)

Bishop Thomas JanePermalink
(1499.06.14 – 1500.09)

Consecrated Bishop:1499.10.20
Died:1500.09

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1499.06.14 – 1500.09)

Bishop James GoldwellPermalink
(1472.07.17 – 1499.02.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1472.10.04
Died:1499.02.15

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1472.07.17 – 1499.02.15)

Bishop Walter HartPermalink
(1446.01.24 – 1472.05.24)

Consecrated Bishop:1446.02.27
Died:1472.05.24

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1446.01.24 – 1472.05.24)

Bishop Thomas BruncePermalink
(1437.09.19 – 1445.12.06)

Born:1388
Consecrated Bishop:1435.05.01
Died:1445.12.06 († 57)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1429 – 1429 not possessed)

Bishop of Worcester (England) (1433.09.24 – 1435.02.21 not possessed)

Bishop of Rochester (England) (1435.02.21 – 1437.09.19)

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1437.09.19 – 1445.12.06)

Bishop William AlnwickPermalink
(1426.02.27 – 1436.09.19)

Consecrated Bishop:1426.08.18
Died:1449.12.05

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1426.02.27 – 1436.09.19)

Bishop of Lincoln (England) (1436.09.19 – 1449.12.05)

Bishop John WakeringPermalink
(1415 – 1425.04.09)

Consecrated Bishop:1416.05.31
Died:1425.04.09

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1415 – 1425.04.09)

Bishop Richard CourtenayPermalink
(1413.06.28 – 1415.09.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1413.09.17
Died:1415.09.15

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1413.06.28 – 1415.09.15)

Bishop Alexander TottingtonPermalink
(1407.01.19 – 1413)

Consecrated Bishop:1407.10.23
Died:1413

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1407.01.19 – 1413)

Bishop Henry le DespenserPermalink
(1370.04.03 – 1406.08.03)

Consecrated Bishop:1370.08.14
Died:1406.08.03

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1370.04.03 – 1406.08.03)

Bishop Thomas PercyPermalink
(1355.02.04 – 1369.08.08)

Consecrated Bishop:1356.01.03
Died:1369.08.08

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1355.02.04 – 1369.08.08)

Bishop William BatemanPermalink
(1344.01.23 – 1355.01.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1344.05.23
Died:1355.01.06

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1344.01.23 – 1355.01.06)

Bishop Antony BekPermalink
(1337.03.14 – 1343.12.18)

Consecrated Bishop:1337.03.30
Died:1343.12.18

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1337.03.14 – 1343.12.18)

Fr. Thomas Hemenhale (later Bishop)Permalink
(1336.04.06 – 1337.03.14 not possessed)

Consecrated Bishop:1337.03.30
Died:1338.12.21

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1336.04.06 – 1337.03.14 not possessed)

Bishop of Worcester (England) (1337.03.14 – 1338.12.21)

Fr. Robert Baldock)Permalink
(1325.07.23 – 1325.09.03 not possessed)

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1325.07.23 – 1325.09.03 not possessed)

Bishop William AyerminPermalink
(1325.07.19 – 1336.03.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1325.09.15
Died:1336.03.27

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1325.07.19 – 1336.03.27)

Bishop John SalmonPermalink
(1299.06 – 1325.07.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1299.11.15
Died:1325.07.06

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1299.06 – 1325.07.06)

Bishop Ralph WalpolePermalink
(1288.11.11 – 1299.06.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1289.03.20
Died:1302.03.20

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1288.11.11 – 1299.06.05)

Bishop of Ely (England) (1299.06.05 – 1302.03.20)

Bishop William MiddletonPermalink
(1278.02.24 – 1288.09.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1278.05.29
Died:1288.09.01

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1278.02.24 – 1288.09.01)

Bishop Roger SkerningPermalink
(1266.01.23 – 1278.01.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1266.04.04
Died:1278.01.22

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1266.01.23 – 1278.01.22)

Bishop Simon WaltonPermalink
(1257.06.04 – 1266)

Consecrated Bishop:1258.03.10
Died:1266

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1257.06.04 – 1266)

Bishop Walter SuffieldPermalink
(1244 – 1257.05.19)

Consecrated Bishop:1245.02.26
Died:1257.05.19

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1244 – 1257.05.19)

Bishop William de RaleyPermalink
(1239.02 – 1242.09.01)

Died:1250.09.01

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1239.02 – 1242.09.01)

Bishop of Winchester (England) (1242.09.01 – 1250.09.01)

Fr. Simon of ElmhamPermalink
(1236 – 1239.01.17 not possessed)

Died:1257.06.08

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1236 – 1239.01.17 not possessed)

Bishop Thomas BlunvillePermalink
(1226.10 – 1236.08.16)

Consecrated Bishop:1226.12.20
Died:1236.08.16

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1226.10 – 1236.08.16)

Bishop Pandulf MascaPermalink
(1215.07 – 1226.09.16)

Consecrated Bishop:1222.05.29
Died:1226.09.16

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1215.07 – 1226.09.16)

Bishop John de GrayPermalink
(1200 – 1214.10.18)

Consecrated Bishop:1200.09.24
Died:1214.10.18

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1200 – 1214.10.18)

Bishop John of OxfordPermalink
(1175 – 1200.06.02)

Consecrated Bishop:1175.12.14
Died:1200.06.02

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1175 – 1200.06.02)

Bishop William de TurbevillePermalink
(1146 – 1174.01.16)

Consecrated Bishop:1147
Died:1174.01.16

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1146 – 1174.01.16)

Bishop Everard of CalnePermalink
(1121 – 1145)

Consecrated Bishop:1121.06.12
Died:1146.10.12

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1121 – 1145)

Bishop Herbert de LosingaPermalink
(1094 – 1119.07.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1090?
Died:1119.07.22

Bishop of Thetford (England) (1090 – 1094)

Bishop of Norwich (England) (1094 – 1119.07.22)

Bishops of Thetford (Roman Rite)

Bishop Herbert de LosingaPermalink
(1090 – 1094)

(see above)

Bishop William de BeaufeuPermalink
(1085.12.25 – 1091)

Died:1091

Bishop of Thetford (England) (1085.12.25 – 1091)

Bishop HerfastPermalink
(1075 – 1085)

Ordained Priest:1070
Died:1085

Bishop of Elmham (1070 – 1075)

Bishop of Thetford (England) (1075 – 1085)


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