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Diocese of

Gizo

Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,573 km²

Population: 15,214 Catholics (11.2% of 136,347 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Honiara

Neighbouring Dioceses: Alotau–Sideia (↙), Bougainville (↖), Auki (→), Honiara (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 7 parishes, 1 mission, 11 priests (6 diocesan, 5 religious), 24 lay religious (12 brothers, 12 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (6)

Alotau–Sideia (↙), Bougainville (↖), Auki (→), Honiara (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.06.05 – ...):Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (71)Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gizo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (71)Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (71)Permalink
(2007.06.05 – ...)

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands)

Sursum corda tibi bonum erit

Born:1947.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.01

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (2007.06.05 – ...)

Bishop Bernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P. (87)Bishop Bernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P. (87)Permalink
(1995.02.03 – 2007.06.05)

Bishop emeritus of Gizo (Solomon Islands)

Born:1931.08.24 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.19

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (1995.02.03 – 2007.06.05)

Bishop Eusebius John Crawford, O.P.Permalink
(1966.11.15 – 1995.02.03)

Born:1917.12.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1941.03.29
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Died:2002.05.31 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Caffa (1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Western Solomon Islands (Solomon Islands) (1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands) (1966.11.15 – 1995.02.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Western Solomon Islands (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eusebius John Crawford, O.P.Permalink
(1960.03.01 – 1966.11.15)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.12.04

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